Biggest Events of the Year 1988

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1
Iran-Iraq war ends

21988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea

3Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute Wembley Stadium, London

4NASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the Challenger disaster

51988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada

6Mikhail Gorbachev is named head of the Supreme Soviet

7Yasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist

8The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, was launched from MIT

9In Japan, the Sega Megadrive is released for the first time

10Die Hard opens in theaters, starring Bruce Willis

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