- NY Yankees sign 12-year television contract with MSG for $500M
- Premiere of fact based crime drama film "Mississippi Burning"
- The Michael Hughes Bridge in Sligo, Ireland is officially opened.
About December 9, 1988
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius
- #1 Song: Look Away - Chicago
- #1 Song: Mistletoe And Wine - Cliff Richard