In the time capsule today…
We find a film in theaters starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman. “Rain Man” becomes the highest-grossing film of the year, and later wins Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor for Hoffman.
We find the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery. STS-26 is declared the "Return to Flight" mission, being the first launch after Space Shuttle Challenger exploded in 1986.
And we find a song on the radio by Robert Palmer. The iconic music video features leading supermodels... and dancers that Robert happened to meet while attending the Kentucky Derby.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1988!