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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1988.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1988: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1988?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1988 Les Miserables, opens at Shubert Theatre, LA
  • 02 Jun 1988 61st National Spelling Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
  • 03 Jun 1988 Big, premieres in US
  • 04 Jun 1988 Cabaret closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 262 performances
  • 05 Jun 1988 58th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Henri Leconte (75 62 61)
  • 06 Jun 1988 22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis and Statler Brothers
  • 08 Jun 1988 Nippon Airways announces that painting eyeballs on Jets cut bird collisions by 20%
  • 09 Jun 1988 Bloodsport (1987), premieres in Germany
  • 10 Jun 1988 Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London, England).
  • 11 Jun 1988 Everything Your Heart Desires by Daryl Hall and John Oates peaks at #3
  • 12 Jun 1988 6th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Billy Casper
  • 13 Jun 1988 45th time opposing pitchers hit HRS, Mark Davis (Padres) / Mike Krukow
  • 14 Jun 1988 Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000 alleges he hit her
  • 15 Jun 1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-213.
  • 16 Jun 1988 Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home
  • 17 Jun 1988 Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips
  • 18 Jun 1988 Jeff Hamilton, hits 8,000th Dodger home run
  • 19 Jun 1988 88th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange shoots a 278 at Country Club, Massachusetts
  • 20 Jun 1988 Curtis Strange wins US Open golf tournament
  • 21 Jun 1988 42nd NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 3
  • 22 Jun 1988 Disney releases the Touchstone Pictures animated and live-action feature film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? to theaters. It cost US$50.6 million to make, and another US$30 million for marketing. This film marks the first-ever on-screen meeting of Donald Duck and Daffy Duck. The film is based on the book Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary Wolf.
  • 23 Jun 1988 Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft.
  • 24 Jun 1988 Red Sox begin AL record 23rd consecutive home win streak
  • 25 Jun 1988 Chess closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 26 Jun 1988 Air France Flight 296 crashes into the tops of trees beyond the runway on a demonstration flight at Habsheim, France three passengers are killed.
  • 27 Jun 1988 Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning
  • 28 Jun 1988 Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton
  • 29 Jun 1988 Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time
  • 30 Jun 1988 Sledge Hammer! last aires on ABC-TV

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home
  2. - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
  3. - Doctorin' The Tardis
  4. - The Twist (Yo, Twist)
  5. - I Owe You Nothing

Movies

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Country: United States of America

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Bull Durham

Bull Durham

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Country: United States of America

Coming to America

Coming to America

Release year: 1988

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Country: United States of America

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy, Annette Bening

Country: United States of America

Books

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People Like Us by Dominick Dunne

People Like Us

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Before they had Too Much Money, the inhabitants of Dominick Dunne’s glitzy, gossipy New York Times bestselling novels were People Like Us.The

Tapestry by Belva Plain

Tapestry

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Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry.

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Prelude To Foundation

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It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people

The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

The Icarus Agenda

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Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …