Year 1988

Year 1988Events and photos of Year 1988.
11 July 1988
Terrorists kill nine tourists on Aegean cruise
11 March 1988
Robert C. McFarlane, former National Security Adviser, pleads guilty in Iran-Contra case
15 August 1988 et seq.
Republicans nominate George Bush for president and Indiana senator Dan Quayle for vice president
17 August 1988
Plane blast kills Pakistani president Mohammad Zia ul-Haq
17 July 1988 et seq.
Democratic convention nominates Gov. Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts for president and Texas senator Lloyd Bentsen for vice president
2 December 1988
Benazir Bhutto, first Islamic woman prime minister, chosen to lead Pakistan
2 January 1988
US and Canada reach free trade agreement
21 December 1988
Pan-Am 747 explodes from terrorist bomb and crashes in Search with google:Lockerbie, ScotlandLockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 aboard and 11 on ground
3 July 1988
US Navy ship shoots down Iranian airliner in Persian Gulf, mistaking it for jet fighter; 290 killed
8 November 1988
Republicans sweep 40 states in election. Bush beats Dukakis
07 December 1988
Armenia, Spitak, circa 25.000 deads (6,9 Richter)
India, near Nepal - 1.000 deads - magnitudo 6,5
China, confine con la Birmania - 1.000 deads - magnitudo 7,3
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Naguib MahfouzNaguib Mahfouz
Nobel Prizes Physics: Search with google:Leon Max LedermanLeon Max Lederman, Search with google:Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz, Search with google:Jack SteinbergerJack Steinberger
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:United Nations Peace-Keeping ForcesUnited Nations Peace-Keeping Forces
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:James W. BlackJames W. Black, Search with google:Gertrude ElionGertrude Elion, Search with google:George H. HitchingsGeorge H. Hitchings
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Johann DeisenhoferJohann Deisenhofer, Search with google:Robert HuberRobert Huber, Search with google:Hartmut MichelHartmut Michel, per la determinazione della struttura tridimensionale del centro di reazione fotosintetica
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Maurice AllaisMaurice Allais
Academy Award Best Picture: Rain Man
Academy Award Best Director: Barry Levinson, Rain Man
Academy Award Best Actor: Dustin Hoffman, Rain Man
Academy Award Best Actress: Jodie Foster, The Accused
Academy Award Best Supporting Actor: Kevin Kline, A Fish Called Wanda
Academy Award Best Supporting Actress: Geena Davis, The Accidental Tourist
Academy Award Best Original Screenplay:
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Steffi Graf d. Martina Navratilova (5-7, 6-2, 6-1)
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Stefan Edberg d. Boris Becker (4-6, 7-6(7-2), 6-4, 6-2)
Football XXII Super Bowl: Washington Redskins b. Denver Broncos (42-10)
WINTER OLYMPICS, Winter Olympics XV: Search with google:CalgaryCalgary, Canada
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers d. Detroit Pistons (4-3)
SUMMER OLYMPICS, Summer Olympics XXIV: Seul (Corea)
Baseball World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers (NL) 4-1 Oakland Athletics (AL)
1988 Playboy cover
Year 1988's Notable Births
1988 May 05
Adele, singer,songwriter (Laurie Blue Adkins) (born at London,UK) Taurus
1988 May 19
Antonija Misura, basketball player (born at Sebenico, Croazia) Taurus
1988 October 20
Candice Swanepoel, model (born at Mooiriver, South Africa) Libra
1988 October 04
Derrick Rose, Basketball player (born at Chicago, Illinois, USA) Libra
1988 November 06
Emma Stone, actress (born at Scottsdale, Arizona, USA) Scorpio
1988 August 05
Federica Pellegrini, swimmer (born at Mirano, Venice,Italy) Leo
1988 September 20
Jenna Randall, atlethe (born at Ascot, UK) Virgo
1988 July 20
Julianne Hough, PROF (born at Orem, Utah, USA) Cancer
1988 September 29
Kevin Durant, Basketball player (born at Washington, D.C., USA) Libra
1988 February 20
Rihanna, singer(Robyn Rihanna Fenty) (born at Saint Michael, Barbados) Pisces
1988 November 12
Russell Westbrook, Basketball player (born at Long Beach, California, USA) Scorpio
1988 March 14
Stephen Curry, Basketball player (born at Akron, Ohio, USA) Pisces
1988 July 13
Tulisa Contostavlos, singer (born at Camden Town, London, England) Cancer
1988 April 13
Search with google:AfterhoursAfterhours , Group Aries
1988 February 11
Search with google:AlmamegrettaAlmamegretta , Group Aquarius
1988 November 06
Search with google:Conchita WurstConchita Wurst , singer (born at Gmunden, Austria) Scorpio
1988 April 15
Search with google:Eliza DoolittleEliza Doolittle , PPP Aries
1988 September 26
Search with google:Kiira Linda Katriina KorpiKiira Linda Katriina Korpi , PROF Libra
1988 December 25
Search with google:Marco MengoniMarco Mengoni , LN (born at Italy) Capricorn
1988 December 03
Search with google:Michela QuattrocioccheMichela Quattrociocche , actress Sagittarius
1988 May 13
Search with google:Paulo AvelinoPaulo Avelino , WORK Taurus
1988 June 17
Search with google:Stephanie Louise Rice OAMStephanie Louise Rice OAM , PROF Gemini
1988 October 02
Search with google:Suor Cristina ScucciaSuor Cristina Scuccia , singer Libra
1988 August 26
Search with google:Tori BlackTori Black , actress pornografica (born at Seattle) Virgo
1988 December 14
Search with google:Vanessa Anne HudgensVanessa Anne Hudgens , PROF Sagittarius
Year 1988's Notable Deaths
1988 June 17
Search with google:Andrea PazienzaAndrea Pazienza , Fumettista (born 1956 May 23) Gemini
1988 May 13
Search with google:Chet BakerChet Baker , musician (dead at Amsterdam,Netherlands) (born 1929 December 23) Capricorn
1988 March 07
Search with google:DivineDivine , actor, singer (Harris Glenn Milstead) (born 1945 October 19) Libra
1988 August 14
Search with google:Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari , capitano d'industria (dead at Maranello,Italy) (born 1898 February 18) Aquarius
1988 May 18
Search with google:Enzo TortoraEnzo Tortora , television (born 1928 November 30) Sagittarius
1988 October 09
Search with google:Felix WankelFelix Wankel , Inventore tedesco (born 1902 August 13) Leo
1988 August 12
Search with google:Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat , Artista statunitense (born 1960 December 22) Capricorn
April 1988
Search with google:Pierre BoudotPierre Boudot , letterato (born 1930 September 22) Virgo
1988 April 18
Search with google:Pierre DesprogesPierre Desproges , umorista (dead at Paris,France) (born 1939 May 09) Taurus
1988 June 03
Search with google:Renzo PalmerRenzo Palmer , actor, doppiatore (Lorenzo Bigatti) (dead at Milano,Italy) (born 1929 December 20) Sagittarius
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