Biggest Events of the Year 1988

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The Top Ten

1 Iran-Iraq war ends
2 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea
3 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute Wembley Stadium, London
4 NASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the Challenger disaster
5 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada
6 Mikhail Gorbachev is named head of the Supreme Soviet
7 Yasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist
8 The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, was launched from MIT
9 Die Hard opens in theaters, starring Bruce Willis
10 In Japan, the Sega Megadrive is released for the first time

The Contenders

11 The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is first reported
12 Pi Day is first established
13 Murder of Judith Barsi
14 The Satanic Verses controversy
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