FC Porto's 2-1 victory against final opponents FC Bayern München provided Portugal's first European Cup success since SL Benfica in 1962.
• A year after helping Argentina to FIFA World Cup glory, Diego Maradona inspires SSC Napoli to their first Serie A title.
• Australian Pat Cash prevails against Ivan Lendl in the Wimbledon final to claim his first and only Grand Slam title.
• Margaret Thatcher is the first British Prime Minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term in power.
• Irish rock band U2 release their fifth studio album, The Joshua Tree, which has since sold around 25 million copies worldwide.