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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1988: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1988?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1988 Joe Besser, American comedian (The Three Stooges, Abbott and Costello), dies at age 80 (born 1907).
  • 02 Mar 1988 Dutch Liberal Party merges with SDP.
  • 05 Mar 1988 The Constitution of Turks and Caicos Islands is restored and revised.
  • 06 Mar 1988 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
  • 07 Mar 1988 Jim Abbott, one-handed pitcher, wins 58th James E Sullivan Award.
  • 08 Mar 1988 U.S. presidential candidate George Herbert Walker Bush defeats Robert Dole in numerous Republican primaries and caucuses on "Super Tuesday."
  • 09 Mar 1988 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
  • 10 Mar 1988 Avalanche at Swiss ski resort "Klosters" nearly kills Prince Charles.
  • 11 Mar 1988 Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire.
  • 13 Mar 1988 14th People's Choice Awards: Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby win.
  • 15 Mar 1988 NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by chlorofluorocarbons.
  • 16 Mar 1988 North-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, three killed.
  • 17 Mar 1988 Les Miserables, opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
  • 19 Mar 1988 2 British soldiers lynched in Belfast North Ireland
  • 20 Mar 1988 Mike Tyson knocks out Tony Tubbs in two rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 21 Mar 1988 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jr.
  • 22 Mar 1988 US Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill.
  • 24 Mar 1988 Gospel at Colonus opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 25 Mar 1988 Les Miserables, opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya Japan
  • 26 Mar 1988 Janet B Evans swims 1500 metre freestyle female world record (15:02.10).
  • 27 Mar 1988 Ice Dance Championship at Budapest won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
  • 29 Mar 1988 Oba Oba opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 30 Mar 1988 2nd Soul Train Music Awards
  • 31 Mar 1988 Pulitzer prize awarded to Toni Morrison for Beloved

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Movies

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Rangasthalam

Rangasthalam

Directed by: Sukumar

Starring: Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Aadhi, Jagapathi Babu

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Leopard

The Leopard

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1988?
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Detour by Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr

Detour

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Detour - A Hollywood Tragedy: My Life with Lana Turner, My Mother

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 …

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

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Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

Unforgettable Fire by Eamon Dunphy

Unforgettable Fire

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U2 has always been a band shrouded in mystery. Now, for the first time ever, comes a painstakingly detailed and honest account of the remarkable band from Ireland whose political, spiritual

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.