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Old 16-10-2014, 07:32 PM   #28
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Arrow Vodou 88

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December - TAT-8, the first transatlantic telephone cable to use optical fibers, is completed/1 – Carlos Salinas de Gortari takes office as President of Mexico -The first World AIDS Day is held- 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless- Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow\2- Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state - "Naked Gun" premieres, a movie based on TV's "Police Squad" -A cyclone in Bangladesh leaves 5 million homeless and thousands dead- 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel - STS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)\3 – Health minister Edwina Currie provokes outrage by stating that most of Britain's egg production is infected with the salmonella bacteria, causing an immediate nationwide fall in egg sales/4- Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash- USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya\ 6 – Australian Capital Territory is granted self-government by the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988– The last shipbuilding facilities on Wearside, once the largest shipbuilding area in the world, are to close with the loss of 2,400 jobs- STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission/7 -Soviet Armenia, the Leninakan or Spitak EQ (6.9 on the Richter scale) kills nearly 25,000, injures 15,000 and leaves 400,000 homeless-Kodinsk, Russia Aeroflot-The aircraft struck the ground while the crew was in the base leg turn. Crew procedural errors. The radio altimeter warning was not set and the outer marker was not used during the approach-Fatalities: 6 (passengers:4 crew:2)-Estonian becomes the official language of Estonia\7 - Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN - Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC/8 – Roy Orbison dies of a heart attack in Hendersonville, Tennessee-Bîr Mogreïn, Mauritania T & G Aviation-struck by a surface-to-air missile by the Polisario-Fatalities: 5 (passengers:0 crew:5)\9 – The last Dodge Aries and Plymouth Reliant roll off the assembly line in a Chrysler factory in the U.S.- The Michael Hughes Bridge in Sligo, Ireland is officially opened/10 – James W. Black wins the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with Gertrude B. Elion and George H. Hitchings "for their discoveries of important principles for drug treatment"-Afghanistan Military - Afghan Republican Air Force-Shot down by a Pakistani jet fighter while en route-Fatalities: 25 (passengers:? crew:?)\11-Leninakan, Armenia, USSR Military - Russian Air Force / Military - Russian Air Force -A midair collision occurred between a soviet transport on an earthquake relief mission and a military Mi-8 helicopter. As the transport approached for a landing in the darkness it struck the helicocopter.. All 5 aboard the Mi-8 survived-Fatalities: 77...

12 – The Clapham Junction rail crash in London kills 35 and injures 132 - NYC Subway system adds new stations (Z line)\13- 3 men end 29-hr all-466-station subway ride in NYC/14 - Near Luxor, Egypt GAS Air After 2 missed approaches at Cairo the plane diverted to Luxor but crashed into a residential neighborhood while attempting to land. Forced landing. Fuel exhaustion.Fatalities: 8 (passengers:5 crew:3)\15– Unemployment is now only just over 2,100,000 – the lowest level for almost 8 years/ 16 – Perennial U.S. presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche is convicted of mail fraud– Edwina Currie resigns as Health minister\17 - Near Leonora, WA, Australia Broughton Air Servces-Fatalities:10 (passengers:9 crew:1) - USS Tennessee, 1st sub to carry Trident 2 missiles, commissioned - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk/19 - PC Gavin Carlton, 29, is shot dead in Coventry in a siege by two armed bank robbers. His colleague DC Leonard Jakeman is also shot but survives. One of the gunmen gives himself up to police, while the other shoots himself dead.- Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors publishes its house price survey, revealing a deep recession in the housing market- Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated- Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation - NASA unviels plans for lunar colony & manned missions to Mars\20 – The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna– The 3-month-old daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York is christened Beatrice Elizabeth Mary- Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's dept store, London/21 – Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing a total of 270 people. Those responsible are believed to be Libyans- Vladimir Titov & Musa Manarov return to earth (a year) with Chretien\22 – Brazilian union and environmental activist Chico Mendes is assassinated- 2 robbers wearing police uniforms rob armored truck of $3 M in NJ- South Africa signs accord granting independence to South West Africa- Tug hits oil barge, spreads 231,000 gal on 300 mi of WA & BC coast/26- "Legs Diamond" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 64 perfs- Anti African student rebellion in China PR\27- Bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades/28- USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk\29 - Soviet Red Army Team edges NY Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum - Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes/31 – se7enteenth annual New Year's Rockin' Eve special airs on ABC, with appearances by Natalie Cole, Taylor Dayne, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Richard Marx, Reba McEntire and Frankie Vallie and The 4 Seasons- "The Fog Bowl", a heavy, dense fog rolled over Soldier Field in Chicago during the second quarter of the Bears/Eagles ..Haitian Vodou is a syncretic religion practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora. Practitioners are called "vodouists" (vodouisants) or "servants of the spirits" (Haitian Creole: sèvitè)...

The U.S. Drought of 1988 causes big crop damage in many states, impacts many portions of the United States and causes around $60 billion in damage. Multiple regions suffer in the conditions. Heat waves cause 4,800 to 17,000 excess deaths while scorching many areas of the United States during 1988..Despite the tensions of the Cold War, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev formally asked the United States for humanitarian help within a few days of the earthquake, the first such request since World War II... terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the wise, Johnny?..All killed by your own Hand.. Guided by me naturally..Winesap? Oh he's dead.. Nasty accident.. Don't worry..No-one will mourn one less lawyer in the world - there's darth Everywhere these days Johnny...

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