What Happened on June 12, 1988

A Beautiful Day in Moscow

Historical Events

  • Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy

Senior Players Championship

Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Sawgrass: Billy Casper wins final career major title by 2 strokes from Al Geiberger

  • Soviet Union holds its 1st beauty content in Moscow, 16 year old Maria Kalinina crowned the winner
  • The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.
1988 History

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Poot, Belgian baron and composer, dies at 87

About June 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Together Forever - Rick Astley
  • UK #1 Song: Doctorin' the Tardis - Timelords