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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

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

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

Country: United States of America

The Big City

The Big City

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1988?
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A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Chaos by James Gleick

Chaos

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The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore

Senatorial Privilege

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More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

Zoya by Danielle Steel

Zoya

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Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe …

Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler

Breathing Lessons

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Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.