What Happened on August 27, 1988

Historical Events

Sports History

Dodger Tommy Lasorda wins 1,000th game as manager tops Philadelphia, 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Vega, American actress
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (The Rites of May), dies at 60
  • Max Black, Azerbaijan-born British-American philosopher (analytical philosophy), dies at 79
1988 Highlights

About August 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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