|Willie Horton ads |
Issue advocacy group runs controversial ads about a black, convicted murderer, Horton, furloughed by Gov. Dukakis.
|November 3:||Geraldo's nose gets broken on his show (-1988)|
When a fight breaks between white supremacists and black activist, Roy Innis, Geraldo's nose gets in the way of a flying chair.
|November 8:||George Bush elected as 41st U.S. president |
After serving eight years as Reagan's Vice President, George Bush (R) defeats Gov. Michael Dukakis (D). Bush wins 426 electoral votes, vs. Dukakis' 111 electoral votes.
|December 21:||Pan Am Flight 103 explodes |
Pam Am 103, flying from London to New York City, crashes into the village of Lockerbie, Scotland, when a bomb explodes. 260 people are killed.