what was 1988 in the Chinese zodiac?
1988 was the year of the Dragon (source: http://tinyurl.com/numerologyinfo )
The Chinese zodiac for the year 1988 was the dragon. To be more specific, it was actually called the year of the Earth Dragon.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon. You can view more information at: http://www.chinesezodiac.com/dragon.php.