Current events from the year 1988  

  • Rain Man wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
  • Top songs in 1988: Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car by Billy Ocean; Man In the Mirror by Michael Jackson; Anything for You by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  • On Television in 1988: My Two Dads; Roseanne; The Hogan Family
  • Cost of a loaf of bread: $0.61/loaf