What Happened on June 11, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Everything Your Heart Desires" by Daryl Hall & John Oates peaks at #3
  • "Rooty Toot Toot" by John Cougar Mellencamp peaks at #61

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"We All Sleep Alone" by Cher peaks at #14

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  • 120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6
  • 25th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 11-7
  • Freedomfest - Mandela addresses Wembley Stadium London
  • Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8½")
  • Yanks' Rick Rhoden becomes 1st pitcher to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Yui Aragaki, Japanese actress and model

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89
  • Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38