On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1988

Historical Events

  • Cleveland pitcher Doug Jones sets record of 14 consecutive saves
  • Red Sox begin AL record 23rd consecutive home win streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Micah Richards, English footballer and sport pundit (Manchester City), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nichkhun [Horvejkul], Thai American singer-songwriter (2PM), born in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hibari Misora [Kazue Katō], Japanese pop singer ("Kawa no nagare no yō ni" - Like the Flow of the River), dies of heart failure at 52
1988 Highlights

About June 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 21 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