What Happened on June 8, 1988

Historical Events

  • Nippon Airways announces that painting eyeballs on Jets cut bird collisions by 20%

Famous Deaths

  • Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
  • Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies
  • Virgil Oliver Jr, entertainer, dies
1988 Highlights

About June 8, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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