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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1988?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1988 Nintendo releases the Super Mario Bros. 2 video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.
  • 04 Sep 1988 Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills, New York
  • 05 Sep 1988 Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • 06 Sep 1988 Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Canal
  • 07 Sep 1988 5th MTV Awards
  • 08 Sep 1988 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • 09 Sep 1988 Braves Bruce Sutter joins Fingers and Gossage to save 300 games
  • 10 Sep 1988 102nd US Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Gabriela Sabatini (63 36 61)
  • 11 Sep 1988 1 / 3 of population argues for Estonia autonomy
  • 12 Sep 1988 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
  • 13 Sep 1988 9 hard / software manufacturers announce EISA computer bus in New York
  • 15 Sep 1988 Les Miserables, opens at Raimund Theatre, Vienna
  • 16 Sep 1988 Cin Reds Tom Browning pitches a perfect game, beats Dodgers, 1-0
  • 17 Sep 1988 24th Olympic games open at Seoul, Korea
  • 18 Sep 1988 Juli Inkster wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 19 Sep 1988 US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board
  • 20 Sep 1988 Darrell Evans hits his 400th career home run
  • 21 Sep 1988 Mike Tyson smashes TV camera outside his Bernardsville New Jersey home
  • 22 Sep 1988 Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
  • 23 Sep 1988 Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)
  • 24 Sep 1988 Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal Bishop
  • 25 Sep 1988 Christopher Jacobs, Troy Dalbey, Tom Hunter and Matt Biondi, swim world record 4x100 m freestyle (3:16.53)
  • 26 Sep 1988 US space shuttle STS-26 launched
  • 27 Sep 1988 Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story
  • 28 Sep 1988 LA Dodger Orel Hershiser sets record for consecutive scoreless inns
  • 29 Sep 1988 26th Space Shuttle mission, Discovery 7 launched
  • 30 Sep 1988 Andrei A Gromyko retires

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Movies

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

Dead Ringers

Dead Ringers

Release year: 1988

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

Country: United States of America

Heathers

Heathers

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States of America

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1988?
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Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux

Riding The Iron Rooster

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Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

The Shell Seekers

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3 stories

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 …