1988 music

# 250: 1988: Music and Headlines


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1988 is where the time machine is headed tonight. Songs from Michael Jackson, Terence Trent D'Arby, Robert Palmer, Taylor Dayne, Carly Simon, and The Phantom of the Opera.

COLUMBUS in 1988:
- The Saga of Wexley Continues...
- John Cooper becomes the Head Coach of the Ohio State Football Buckeyes, leading them to a 4-6-1 season.

CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers
Super Bowl XXII: Washington Redskins
AFC: Cincinnati Bengals
NFC: San Francisco 49ers
Heisman Trophy: Barry Sanders, OSU
College Basketball: Kansas
College Football: Notre Dame
The Masters: Curtis Strange
High School Basketball: Wehrle (Boys, Division IV) and Upper Arlington (Girls, Division I)
High School Baseball: Bishop Watterson (Division II) and Newark Catholic (Division III)
The Game/Big Ten: Michigan

EMMYS:
Comedy Series: The Wonder Years (ABC)
Drama Series: thirtysomething (ABC)
Soap: Santa Barbara (NBC)

OSCARS (for 1987 films):
Best Picture: The Last Emperor

TONYS:
Best Musical: Into the Woods The Phantom of the Opera

LINKS:
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1988.html
http://www.liketotally80s.com/2007/08/80s-capsules-1988/
http://pop-culture.us/Annual/1988.html
https://www.topendsports.com/world/timeline/1988.htm

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