1988 in Film & Television History

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Film & TV Awards in 1988

  • Jan 16 4th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Jan 23 45th Golden Globes: The Last Emperor, Michael Douglas, & Sally Kirkland win
  • Jan 24 4th Sundance Film Festival: "Heat and Sunlight" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 12 38th Berlin International Film Festival: "Red Sorgum" wins the Golden Bear
  • Mar 13 14th People's Choice Awards: Michael Douglas & Glenn Close win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV)
  • Apr 10 8th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Leonard Part 6" wins
  • Apr 11 60th Academy Awards: "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win
  • May 15 2nd American Comedy Award: Robin Williams & Tracey Ullman
  • May 23 41st Cannes Film Festival: "Pelle erobreren" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jun 29 Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time
  • Aug 4 21st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • Aug 28 40th Emmy Awards: Thirtysomething, The Wonder Years & Richard Kiley win
  • Aug 29 45th Venice Film Festival: "The Legend of the Holy Drinker" directed by Ermanno Olmi wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 17 13th Toronto International Film Festival: "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" directed by Pedro Almodovar wins the People's Choice Award

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