What Happened on August 7, 1988

Historical Events

  • Angola, Cuba and South Africa allegedly signed a cease fire treaty
  • Future Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye wins his 4,000th career race aboard 2-year-old filly Fawn and Hahn in the 4th race at Del Mar
  • Rioting in New York City's Tompkins Square Park.
  • Writers guild ends its 6 months strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger (bowiechick)
1988 Highlights

About August 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Roll With It - Steve Winwood
  • UK #1 Song: The Only Way Is Up - Yazz & The Plastic Population