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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1988?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1988 Actor Jeff Goldblum and actress Gena Davis wed in Las Vegas
  • 02 Nov 1988 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
  • 03 Nov 1988 Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
  • 04 Nov 1988 1st NBA game at Charlotte Coliseum - Hornets lose to Cavs, 133-93
  • 05 Nov 1988 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • 06 Nov 1988 19th NYC Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
  • 07 Nov 1988 MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
  • 08 Nov 1988 900 die as earthquake hits China
  • 09 Nov 1988 Prince of Central Park opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 10 Nov 1988 China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938
  • 11 Nov 1988 Oldest known insect fossils (390 million yrs) reported in Science
  • 12 Nov 1988 Japan beats Major League Baseball All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7).
  • 13 Nov 1988 Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
  • 15 Nov 1988 Dodgers outfielder Kirk Gibson wins NL MVP Award
  • 16 Nov 1988 Benazir Bhutto wins 1st free Pakistani elections in 11 years
  • 17 Nov 1988 Linda Petursdottir of Iceland, 18, crowned 38th Miss World
  • 18 Nov 1988 Canadian federal election, 1988: Brian Mulroney and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada win a second majority government.
  • 19 Nov 1988 Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic publicly declares that Serbia is under attack from Albanian separatists in Kosovo as well as internal treachery within Yugoslavia and a foreign conspiracy to destroy Serbia and Yugoslavia.
  • 20 Nov 1988 Les Miserables, opens a Bus and Truck tour in Tampa
  • 21 Nov 1988 Ted Turner officially buys Jim Crockett Promotions, known as NWA Crockett, and turns it into World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
  • 22 Nov 1988 In Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
  • 23 Nov 1988 Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal.
  • 24 Nov 1988 The popular American cult television comedy Mystery Science Theater 3000 makes its debut on KTMA.
  • 25 Nov 1988 Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges
  • 26 Nov 1988 Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev, and Jean-Loup Chretien launch.
  • 27 Nov 1988 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21
  • 30 Nov 1988 New York City furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Kokomoyoutube
  2. - Wild, Wild Westyoutube
  3. - Bad Medicineyoutube
  4. - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
  5. - Look Awayyoutube

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Release year: 1988

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States of America

The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Bruno Nuytten

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1988?
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Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson

Generation Of Swine

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From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes by Lewis Grizzard

Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

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This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

One by Richard Bach

One

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I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddons

Peachtree Road

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Headstrong, independent, and devastatingly beautiful Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable will never become the demure Southern lady her family requires—while her older cousin, Sheppard Gibbs Bondurant III, is too shy and bookish,