# 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 between Limited Brands CEO Les Wexner, the City of Columbus, and the Village of New Albany
- 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)
Actor, Comedy Series: Michael J. Fox, Family Ties (NBC)
Actor, Drama Series: Richard Kiley, A Year in the Life (NBC)
Actor, Daytime Drama: David Canary, All My Children (ABC)
Actress, Comedy Series: Beatrice Arthur, The Golden Girls (NBC)
Actress, Drama Series: Tyne Daly, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Actress, Daytime Drama: Helen Gallagher, Ryan's Hope (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: John Larroquette, Night Court (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Larry Drake, L.A. Law (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Daytime Drama: Justin Deas, Santa Barbara (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Estelle Getty, The Golden Girls (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Patricia Wettig, thirtysomething (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Daytime Drama: Ellen Wheeler, All My Children (ABC)
Juvenile/Younger Actor, Daytime Drama: Billy Warlock, Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Ingenue/Younger Actress, Daytime Drama: Julianne Moore, As the World Turns (CBS)

GRAMMYS:
Album of the Year - "Graceland" (Paul Simon)

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1987 Movies):
Best Picture - The Last Emperor (a perfect 9-for-9)
Best Director - Bernardo Bertolucci, The Last Emperor
Best Actress - Cher, Moonstruck
Best Actor - Michael Douglas, Wall Street
Best Supporting Actress - Olympia Dukakis, Moonstruck
Best Supporting Actor - Sean Connery, The Untouchables

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