Unemployment reached an 8 year low.
U.S. and Soviet leaders exchange televised greetings for the New Year.
Oil pollutes drinking water for 750,000 in Pittsburgh suburban area.
West German woman arrested in disco bombing, fatal t to 2 U.S. servicemen.
U.S. and Soviet Union sign accord on science and research
THE FIRST SKATER to complete the Quadruple Toe Loop in official competition - Kurt Browning
1988 World championships ( first quadruple jump )
THE FIRST Female SKATER to complete the Double Axel in official competition - Midori Ito
Fall 1988 Eastern Japanese championships
Games of the 24th Summer Olympics are held in Seoul, South Korea.
L.A. Lakers beat Detroit in basketball to become NBA Champions.
Washington defeats Denver, 42-10, to win Super Bowl XXII
Los Angeles beats Oakland in baseball's World Series games.
The Soviet Union defeated the United States in Olympic basketball
Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Never give a sucker an even break.
I was in love with a beautiful blonde once, dear. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.
Best Picture: Rain Man produced by United Artists - Best actor: Duston hoffman (Rain Man)
Best Actress: Jodie foster (The Accused)
Faith - George Michael, Could've Been - Tiffany, So Emotional - Whitney Houston, Sweet Child o'Mine - Guns and Roses, Heaven is a Place on Earth - Carlisle, When it's Love - Van Halen, Pop Goes the World - Men Without Hats
Rain Man - Cinema Paradiso (It./Fr.) - A Fish Called Wanda - The Vanishing (Fr.) - Who Framed Roger Rabbit? - Wings of Desire (Ger.)
PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR