What Happened on May 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 114th Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Winning Colors wins in 2:02.2
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Mejia, member of the American R&B/Pop group Girlicious

Famous Deaths

  • Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen, and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), dies of natural causes at 42