What Happened on July 25, 1988

Historical Events

  • Mindy Duncan, 16, of Oregon, crowned 6th Miss Teen USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Stokes, Irish soccer striker (9 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic FC), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Heather Marks, Canadian model, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sarah Geronimo, Filipino pop singer ("Tala") and actress (You Changed My Life), born in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
Born in 1988

Famous Divorces

John Kerry

Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • David Tobey, American Basketball Hall of Fame referee (1918-45; first game with a 3-man officiating crew), dies at 90
  • Judith Barsi, American child actress (The Land Before Time), shot dead with mother by her father at 11
1988 Highlights

About July 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 30 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: Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros