What Happened on August 21, 1988

Famous Birthdays

Kacey MusgravesKacey Musgraves (34 years old)

American country singer songwriter (Same Trailer, Different Park; Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

  • Louise Setara [Smith}, English pop and soul singer-songwriter (Still Waters), born in Reading, England
  • Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Robert Lewandowski, Polish football player (Bayern Munich, Polish national team), born in Warsaw, Poland
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • H. G. Adler, German writer (The Journey), dies at 78
  • Ray Eames, American designer and filmmaker, dies at 75
1988 Highlights

About August 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Monkey - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: The Only Way Is Up - Yazz & The Plastic Population