On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1988

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRupert Grint

Rupert Grint, English actor (Harry Potter), born in Harlow, Essex, England

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
  • Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69
1988 Highlights

About August 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo