What Happened on June 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • Charlotte Hornets & Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft

Sports History

Yanks manager Billy Martin's 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
  • Isabella Leong [Lok-yau], Macanese canto-pop singer, actress (Diary), and model, born in Macao
  • Milk [Daniel Donigan], American figure skater and drag performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Syracuse, New York
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
  • Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • M Gregor-Dellin, writer, dies

About June 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 8 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