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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Dec 8 1988
Georges Méliès
12/08/1861-01/21/1938
127
Died Aged:76
Paul Cavanagh
12/08/1888-03/16/1964
100
Died Aged:75
Vesey O'Davoren
12/08/1888-05/30/1989
100
Neva Gerber
12/08/1891-01/02/1974
97
Died Aged:82
Bryan Foy
12/08/1896-04/20/1977
92
Died Aged:80
Arthur Leslie
12/08/1899-06/30/1970
89
Died Aged:70
Orlando Martins
12/08/1899-09/25/1985
89
Died Aged:85
John Qualen
12/08/1899-09/12/1987
89
Died Aged:87
Georges Melies
12/08/1861-01/21/1938
127
Died Aged:76
Sammy Cohen
12/08/1902-05/30/1981
86
Died Aged:78
Kate Harrington
12/08/1902-11/23/1978
86
Died Aged:75
Norma Drew
12/08/1903-08/23/1998
85
Wilmer Allison
12/08/1904-04/20/1977
84
Died Aged:72
Albert D'Arno
12/08/1905-12/19/1977
83
Died Aged:72
Frank Faylen
12/08/1905-08/02/1985
83
Died Aged:79
Billy Milton
12/08/1905-11/22/1989
83
Peppino De Martino
12/08/1908-06/19/1970
80
Died Aged:61
Chris Sheen
12/08/1908-04/17/1983
80
Died Aged:74
Gratien Gelinas
12/08/1909-03/16/1999
79
Jill Summers
12/08/1910-01/11/1997
78
Lee J. Cobb
12/08/1911-02/11/1976
77
Died Aged:64
Jean Corbett
12/08/1911-02/22/1978
77
Died Aged:66
Jean-Marie Robain
12/08/1913-04/12/2004
75
Phil Kenneally
12/08/1914-12/14/1998
74
Jack Mather
12/08/1915-01/26/2006
73
Richard Fleischer
12/08/1916-03/25/2006
72
Gunnar Ohlund
12/08/1918-02/06/1999
70
Irène Hilda
12/08/1920
68
Paul Carpenter
12/08/1921-06/12/1964
67
Died Aged:42
Terence Morgan
12/08/1921-08/25/2005
67
Dewey Martin
12/08/1923
65
Sammy Davis Jr.
12/08/1925-05/16/1990
63
Anne Leon
12/08/1925-10/??/1990
63
Ali Bongo
12/08/1929-03/08/2009
59
Monte Mansfield
12/08/1929-02/02/2010
59
Stan Richards
12/08/1930-02/11/2005
58
Maximilian Schell
12/08/1930-02/01/2014
58
Jocelyn Birdsall
12/08/1933-11/??/1993
55
Jocelyn Britton
12/08/1933-12/01/1993
55
Paul Harper
12/08/1933-11/13/2009
55
Hugh Martin
12/08/1933-07/16/1997
55
Flip Wilson
12/08/1933-11/25/1998
55
David Carradine
12/08/1936-06/03/2009
52
Julian Curry
12/08/1937
51
James MacArthur
12/08/1937-10/27/2010
51
Ken Delo
12/08/1938
50
Jerry Butler
12/08/1939
49
Jennie Linden
12/08/1939
49
Valora Noland
12/08/1941
47
Patti Chandler
12/08/1943
45
Mary Woronov
12/08/1943
45
John Rubinstein
12/08/1946
42
Richard Yniguez
12/08/1946
42
Belinda Balaski
12/08/1947
41
Bruce Kimmel
12/08/1947
41
John Waters
12/08/1948
40
Robert Vogel
12/08/1949-01/23/1989
39
Rick Baker
12/08/1950
38
Peter Blake
12/08/1951
37
Greg Collins
12/08/1952
36
Kim Basinger
12/08/1953
35
Sam Kinison
12/08/1953-04/10/1992
35
Gail Matthius
12/08/1953
35
Kevin McNulty
12/08/1955
33
Karl Fischer
12/08/1956
32
Marietta Meade
12/08/1956
32
David Cowgill
12/08/1960
28
Teri Hatcher
12/08/1964
24
David Harewood
12/08/1965
23
Matt Adler
12/08/1966
22
Jana Hora
12/08/1967
21
Doron Bell
12/08/1973
15
Dominic Monaghan
12/08/1976
12
Ian Somerhalder
12/08/1978
10
Utkarsh Ambudkar
12/08/1983
5

Passed on Thursday, Dec 8 1988
Ivan Bonar
Anne Seymour

Aired on Thursday, Dec 8 1988
DynastyBody Trouble
L.A. LawThe Princess and the Pee
ChipmunksCadet's Regrets
BillGetting Stressed
CheersNorm, Is That You?
Cosby ShowIf the Dress Fits, Wear It

Aired on Thursday, Dec 8 1988
USA
NBC
 3:00 pmSanta BarbaraEpisode #1.1099

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 3 1988
The First TimeRobin Beck1
Cat Among The PigeonsBros2
Silent NightBros2
Missing YouChris De Burgh3
Left To My Own DevicesPet Shop Boys4
Need You TonightINXS5
Two HeartsPhil Collins6
Mistletoe And WineCliff Richard7
Smooth CriminalMichael Jackson8
Twist And ShoutSalt-N-Pepa9
Say A Little PrayerBomb The Bass ft Maureen [Walsh]10
Real Gone KidDeacon Blue11
Take Me To Your HeartRick Astley12
Radio RomanceTiffany13
Jack To The Sound Of The UndergroundHithouse14
He Ain't No CompetitionBrother Beyond15
SuddenlyAngry Anderson16
Stand Up For Your Love RightsYazz17
Stakker HumanoidHumanoid18
Nathan JonesBananarama19
The ClairvoyantIron Maiden20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 3 1988
Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird MedleyWill To Power1
Look AwayChicago2
How Can I Fall?Breathe3
I Don't Want Your LoveDuran Duran4
DesireU25
Giving You The Best That I GotAnita Baker6
Waiting For A Star To FallBoy Meets Girl7
Bad MedicineBon Jovi8
Kissing A FoolGeorge Michael9
Every Rose Has Its ThornPoison10
Walk On WaterEddie Money12
My PrerogativeBobby Brown13
The PromiseWhen In Rome14
Wild, Wild WestEscape Club, The15
KokomoBeach Boys, The16
Finish What Ya StartedVan Halen17
Domino DancingPet Shop Boys18
The Loco-MotionKylie Minogue19
In Your RoomBangles20