What Happened on June 21, 1988

Historical Events

  • 42nd NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 3
  • American rock band The Rascals begin their 1st tour in 20 years

Event of Interest

Many killed during demonstration against Burmese Dictator Ne Win in Rangoon

1988 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Dodd, US football coach (Georgia Tech), dies at 79
  • John J. Duncan Sr., American politician (Rep-R-TN, 1965-1988), dies in office at 69

About June 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Foolish Beat - Debbie Gibson
  • UK #1 Song: I Owe You Nothing - Bros