The following events occurred in the year 1988:
- Neville Longbottom is accidentally dropped from an upstairs window by his Great-Uncle Algie. When he bounces instead of falling to his death, it proves he is not a Squib.
- Charles Weasley is made a Prefect.
- Bill Weasley is made Head Boy.
- The eighty-fourth Wizarding Schools Potions Championship is held.
Behind the scenes
- 12 February: Afshan Azad, who played Padma Patil, born.
- 23 February: Nathan Barris, who played a Snatcher, born.
- 4 March: Matthew Kaye, who played a Snatcher, born.
- 4 March: Martin Owens-Cairns, who played an extra in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, born.
- 20 June: Shefali Chowdhury who plays Parvati Patil, is born.
- 2 July: Edward Randell, who played Justin Finch-Fletchley, born.
- 20 July: Julianne Hough, who played an Unidentified Gryffindor girl, born.
- 24 August: Shaun Andrews, who played a Snatcher, born.
- 24 August: Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley in the films, is born to Joanna and Nigel Grint.
- 28 October: Devon Murray who plays Seamus Finnegan, is born to Fidelma and Michael Murray.
- 22 November: Jamie Campbell Bower, who played Gellert Grindelwald (teenage), born.
- 2 December: Alfred Enoch, who plays Dean Thomas, is born to Balbina Gutierrez Russell and Russel Enoch.
- 1988 on Wikipedia
Notes and references
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