A Year To Remember 1988

British Pathé Presents

A Year to Remember, the classic series that recalls the definitive events of the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the world famous British Pathé archive. Pathé News set the standard for cinematic journalism, keeping audiences both informed and entertained for the better part of a century.

Cat. No: 166484
Barcode: 5019322664840
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 8th January 2018

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This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that remarkable year, 1988.

In this significant leap year Australia marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the country’s first settlers, whilst Aborigines continue their campaign for land rights. The Soviet Union recognizes and celebrates 1000 years of Christianity in their country. Gold Rush fever hits the Amazon as men and women venture deep into the heart of the jungle in search of riches. Hurricane Gilbert smashes its way across the Caribbean, leaving death and destruction in its wake. On the bright side, the British population shows compassion and generosity as Comic Relief launches its very first Red Nose Day and raises an eye-watering £15million for charitable causes.

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A Year to Remember 1986
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