What Happened on August 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test
  • Kent Tekulve is 2nd pitcher in majors to appear in 1,000 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernests Gulbis, Latvian tennis player, born in Riga, Latvia
Born in 1988

Famous Divorces

Bruce Springsteen

American actress Julianne Philips files for divorce from American rock star Bruce Springsteen

Famous Deaths

  • Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Swiss botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology, dies at 87

About August 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 6 months and 26 days
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