24th of December, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 24th of December, 1988, fell on a Saturday.
This date fell on a weekend.
29 years, 11 months and 18 days have passed since the 24th of December, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of
Day 359 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 Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 24th of December, 1988 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 24th of December, 1988, will be 29 years of age.
American Format: 12-24-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-12-24. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19881224" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 598924800.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of December:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th 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 "
Twins" 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 24th of December, 1988.
The 24th of December, 1988 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
The date that the events from the movie Die Hard occur on.
Weather information for the 24th of December, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.2 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 38.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
London, England: Temperature: 11.33 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 24th of December, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 24th of December, 1988 was probably conceived around the
16th of March, 1988. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of December, 1988 is the
3rd of October, 1989. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
2nd of December, 1988: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) is released.
9th of December, 1988: The film Mississippi Burning (1988) is released.
9th of December, 1988: The movie Twins (1988) is released.
16th of December, 1988: Rain Man (1988) is released in cinemas.
21st of December, 1988: Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up by terrorists as it flies over Lockerbie in Scotland. 270 people are killed.
22nd of December, 1988: Trade union leader and environmentalist, Chico Mendes, is assassinated in Xapuri, Brazil.
20th of January, 1989: George H. W. Bush is inaugerated as the 41st President of the United States. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 24th of December:
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.
Mega Man 2 - Second installment in the Mega Man series. Released on the NES.
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 24th of December:
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 24th of December, 1988. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of December, 1988.
10,943 days have passed since this date.
945,475,200 seconds have passed since the 24th of December, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,103,054,400 times.
Since the 24th of December, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 487,865,203,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,579,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,310,867 steps. That's about 36,138 miles!
Since this date, 11,345,702 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sabado. Random Dates
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