Date:December 20, 1988

December 20, 1988

December 12, 1988 birthday facts

Learn must-know facts about Tuesday, December 20, 1988 that no one tells you about. ⬇️


Your next birthday is in:

You’ve taken nearly 261,334,080 breaths and experienced over 1,493,337,600 heartbeats since the day you were born. Your eyes have blinked over 317,334,240 times, quietly showing just how amazing our bodies are. Pretty cool, right?

⏳ You have been alive for: 35 years, 5 months, and 28 days


📅 You were born on a Tuesday


🌔 The moon was in Waxing Gibbous phase on this day


⌛ Born into → Millennials Generation


🐉 Born in → The Year of the Dragon


😴 You’ve slept about 33% of your life! ?💤 Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far: 4,321 days of your life or 11.84 years.


🍿 #1 movie was: Rain Man


🎶 #1 song on your birthday: "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison (source: Billboard Hot 100)


♐ December 20 zodiac sign is Sagittarius ?There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, its own specific traits, desires and attitude towards life and people. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.


🔢 Your life path number is 4 ?Numerology links numbers to certain traits, much like how astrology connects planets and zodiac signs to characteristics. It’s used to understand personality, predict future happenings, and explore life’s meaning.


🪐 Your ruling planet is Jupiter


🪨 Your birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz ?Each month is represented by a specific birthstone, symbolizing the birth month of an individual. The properties associated with that birthstone are believed to be “inherited” by the person born in that particular month.


🌷 The birth flower for December is Narcissus ?Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody’s birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be “inherited” by whoever is born in that certain month person.


📅 Your lucky day → Thursday


🦅 Your spirit animal → Owl


Celebrities born on December 20th

1924
Errol John, Trinidadian actor and playwright (A Man from the Sun, The Nun's Story, Assault on a Queen)

1970
Nicole DeBoer, Canadian actress

1956
Blanche Baker, American actress, Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard)

1954
Michael Badalucco, American actor

1963
Karen Moncrieff, American actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives)

1921
George Roy Hill, American Academy Award-winning film director (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; The Sting; Slap Shot; A Little Romance; The World According to Garp)

1935
Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, Pakistani cricket batsman (4 Tests; 1 x 100; Warwickshire, Otago) and broadcaster (TVNZ)

1976
Jang Hyuk, Korean actor


📜 Historical events on this date

1522
Suleiman the Magnificent accepts surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle in Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.

1606
Virginia Company settlers leave London to establish Jamestown, Virginia.

1803
French flag lowered in New Orleans to mark the formal transfer of the Louisiana Purchase from France to USA for $27M.

1812
Grimm's Fairy Tales or "Children's and Household Tales" by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm is first published.

1917
Cheka formed - Soviet state security force and forerunner to the KGB, under Felix Dzerzhinsky after decree by Lenin.

1960
The National Liberation Front, better known as the Viet Cong, is officially formed in South Vietnam.


🎄 Holidays on December 20

Cathode-Ray Tube Day
Cathode-Ray Tube Day, celebrated on December 20th, is a day to appreciate the old-school technology behind our early TVs and computer monitors that used electron beams to create the images we see.

Go Caroling Day
Go Caroling Day, celebrated on December 20, is when people spread holiday cheer by singing Christmas songs together and visiting homes, keeping alive a fun tradition from before we had all our digital gadgets.

Mudd Day
Mudd Day on December 20 celebrates the birthday of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who got in trouble for treating John Wilkes Booth's injury after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.


🏆 Sports in 1988

🏒 NHL
Edmonton Oilers defeated Boston Bruins (4 - 0) to win the 1988 Stanley Cup.

🏈 NFL
Washington Redskins beat Denver Broncos (42 - 10) to win Super Bowl XXII on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, CA.

⚾ MLB
Los Angeles Dodgers beat Oakland Athletics (4 - 1) to win the 1988 World Series.

🎾 Tennis
In the 1988 US Open Championships, Mats Wilander defeated Ivan Lendl (6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4) to win the men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini (6-3, 3-6, 6-1) to become the Wimbledon women's singles champion.

December 20, 1988 can be written as XII-XX-MCMLXXXVIII. This is the Western date style written using Roman numerals.


🔦 Facts Summary for December 20, 1988
Day Index: 355th day of 1988
Day of week: Tuesday
Week Index: 3rd Tuesday of 1988
Next same calendar year: 2044
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 36 years old
Days since birth:
You are: 18,667,423 minutes old
Days spent sleeping: 4,321 days
Months spent sleeping: 142 months
Years spent sleeping: 11.84 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 439 🌔
Life path number: 4
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius ♐
Zodiac ruling planet: Jupiter
Birth flower: Narcissus
Birthstone: Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
Spirit Animal: Owl
Power Color: Purple
President of United States:
World population 1988: 5,148,556,956 Source: un.org

The 1988 calendar is unique, and the next time it will align with the Georgian calendar will be in 2044. So, mark your calendars!

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