What Happened on June 1, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, LA
  • "Morton Downey Jr Show" debuts in TV syndication
  • Train crash kills two in Zeeland, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine and the Queens [Héloïse Letissier], French singer-songwriter (Chaleur humaine), born in Nantes, France
  • Javier Hernández Balcázar, Mexican football player (West Ham United, Mexican national team), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Nami Tamaki, Japanese pop singer

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Belasco [Leonid Simeonovich Berladsky], Russian actor (Lucky Partners, My Sister Eileen), dies at 85