What Happened on July 22, 1988

Historical Events

  • 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research

Famous Birthdays

  • George Santos, American politician (Rep-R-NY 2023-), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Duane Jones, American actor (Night of the Living Dead), and theater director, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
  • Luigi Lucioni, Italian-American landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
1988 Highlights

About July 22, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hold On To The Nights - Richard Marx
  • UK #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros