Return engagement for first time in a long time
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The Cincinnati Bengals are going to the AFC Championship Game for the first time since the 1988 season. That’s a long time ago. So long, in fact, the AFC Champions that season were the Seattle Seahawks. They were the first team the Bengals bounced on their road to the Super Bowl. What else was going on in the world that year and postseason? Let’s take a look…
Calgary was home to Winter Olympics
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Eddie the Eagle was a ski-jump phenom
Prince was on his 'Love Sexy' tour
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Bruce Springsteen was on the 'Tunnel of Love' tour
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Donald Trump holds the World Wrestling Federation Championship belt, flanked by Hulk Hogan (left) and Andre the Giant at a news conference announcing “WrestleMania IV” on March 27 at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City.
Summer Olympics were in Seoul
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Former pop singer Sonny Bono was elected mayor of Palm Springs, California
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George H. W. Bush is elected over Michael Dukakis.
Night time at Wrigley Field
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The Chicago Cubs play their first night game at Wrigley Field, defeating the New York Mets, 6-4.
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Kirk Gibson, who could barely walk due to injuries, hit a dramatic home run during Game 1 of the World Series to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 victory against the Oakland Athletics. The Dodgers went on to win the World Series.
Filly won Kentucky Derby
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The filly, Winning Colors, won the Kentucky Derby with a time of 2:02.20.
Lakers downed Pistons in 7 games
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Oilers sweep Bruins for Stanley Cup
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Wayne Gretzky traded to L.A. Kings
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Mike Tyson knocks out Michael Spinks
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Steffi Graf captured Golden Grand Slam
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