May 14, 2004
1987: Massachusetts' Democratic governor, Michael Dukakis, begins run for presidential nomination to oppose Vice President George H.W. Bush.
2004: Massachusetts' Democratic senator, John Kerry, runs for president against President George W. Bush.
1987: Van Gogh's early modernist Irises sells for a record $53.9 million.
2004: Pablo Picasso's early modernist Boy with a Pipe sells for a record $104 million.
1987: Former National Security Advisor John Poindexter testifies before Congress about Iran-contra.
2004: National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the Sept. 11 Commission.
1987: The artist then known Prince releases hit album Sign o' the Times.
2004: The artist again known as Prince releases hit album Musicology.
1987: Wall Street arbitrageur Ivan Boesky sentenced to prison for insider trading.
2004: Domestic diva Martha Stewart awaits sentencing for her role in another stock scandal.
1987: Bob Woodward's Veil: Secret Wars of the CIA makes the best-seller list.
2004: Bob Woodward's Plan of Attack hits No. 1 on the best-seller list.
1987: In style: Bubble miniskirts, Guess jeans, off the shoulder shirts, green and pink
2004: In style: Pleated miniskirts, Lucky jeans, off the shoulder shirts, pink and green
1987: The Pixies release their first album, Come on Pilgrim.
2004: The Pixies kiss, re-unite, tour the country.
1987: Hit movie: Mel Gibson's Lethal Weapon
2004: Lethal movie: Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ
-- Annie Linskey
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