- Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing only a body stocking
- Babangida regime in Nigeria launches the 'Structural Adjustment Program"
- In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce
- South African Journalist and founder of the 'New Nation' newspaper, Zwelakhe Sisulu is abducted; he was released 721 days later on 2 December 1988
- US informs NZ it will not defend it against attack
- World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal
Day of the Week: Friday