A Year To Remember - 1988
History • 59m
In this episode: Australia's 200th anniversary of the arrival of the country's first settlers - Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day - Aborigines continue their campaign for land rights - The Soviet Union begins celebrating a thousand years of Christianity in their country - Hurricane Gilbert smashes its way across the Caribbean - Gold fever is taking men and women deep into the heart of the Amazon
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