On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1988

Historical Events

Music City News Awards

22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis & Statler Brothers win

  • 3 giant turtles found in Bronx sewage plant
  • George H. W. Bush makes campaign promise to support reparations for WW II to Japanese-American internees (promise broken, May 1989)
1988 Highlights

About June 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One More Try - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: With a Little Help from My Friends/She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet/Billy Bragg