21st of December, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 21st of December, 1988, fell on a Wednesday.
On this exact date:
Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up by terrorists as it flies over Lockerbie in Scotland. 270 people are killed Share Decade: 1980s.
29 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since the 21st of December, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of
Day 356 of
1988. Leap Year: 1988 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 21st of December, 1988 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 21st of December, 1988, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 12-21-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-12-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19881221" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 598665600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of December, 1988:
United States: Look Away - Chicago
United Kingdom: Mistletoe And Wine - Cliff Richard Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
The Naked Gun" was at the top of the box office on this date. News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 21st of December, 1988.
Weather information for the 21st of December, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 42.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
London, England: Temperature: 9.89 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of December, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of December, 1988 was probably conceived around the
13th of March, 1988. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of December, 1988 is the
30th of September, 1989. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
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On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of December:
21st of December, 1937: The premiere for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
21st of December, 1990: Kindergarten Cop (1990) is released.
21st of December, 1994: The movie Richie Rich (1994) is released.
21st of December, 1998: The RPG game Baldur's Gate is released.
21st of December, 2001: A Beautiful Mind (2001), starring Russell Crowe, is released in movie theaters.
21st of December, 2004: National Treasure (2004), starring Nicholas Cage, is released in cinemas.
21st of December, 2007: The movie P.S. I Love You (2007) is released.
21st of December, 2007: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) is released in cinemas.
21st of December, 2016: Assassin's Creed (2016), a movie that is based on the video game series, is released in movie theaters. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Super Mario Bros. 3 - Platform video game that was published on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of December:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of December, 1988.
10,658 days have passed since this date.
920,851,200 seconds have passed since the 21st of December, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,074,326,400 times.
Since the 21st of December, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 475,159,219,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,475,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,193,203 steps. That's about 35,197 miles!
Since this date, 11,050,214 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Quarta-feira. Random Dates
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