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More interesting facts on 1988
- the 2004 Dean v. Utica U.S. federal case expanded the First Amendment rights of high school journalists, which had been limited by the Supreme Court's 1988 Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier ruling?
- in 1988, North Carolina politician Wendell H. Murphy was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine?
- the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments have been standard regulation for medical laboratories in the United States since 1988?
- the first McDonald's restaurant in Eastern Europe was opened March 24, 1988 in a former family house in Belgrade, constructed by Serbian architect Dimitrije T. Leko in 1893?
- until 1988, a woman could apply for and receive an Australian Passport in her future married name, before she was actually married?
- in 1988 the Greek passenger ferry, City of Poros, was the victim of a terrorist attack by members of the Abu Nidal Organisation which left nine tourists dead and 98 injured?
- a group of rock stars formed a supergroup in 1989 called Rock Aid Armenia and re-recorded Deep Purple's hit song Smoke on the Water to benefit the victims of the 1988 Leninakan Earthquake?
- Indian-born English cricketer Hugh Bartlett died whilst watching a cricket match at Hove in 1988?
- Barbarossa is an award-winning German-style board game by Klaus Teuber from 1988 in which the players have to sculpt plasticine to earn points?
- Estela Ruiz claims to have seen and spoken with the Blessed Virgin Mary in South Phoenix, Arizona continually from 1988 to 1998?
- Sofia Petrovna, a book by Russian writer Lydia Chukovskaya written in 1939-1940, and published in the West in 1960s, was published in the Soviet Union only in 1988?
- 1988's Hurricane Gilbert was the first to make landfall on Jamaica since 1955?
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