What Happened on March 2, 1988

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

30th Grammy Awards: Record of the year - Paul Simon "Graceland"; Album of the Year - U2 "The Joshua Tree"; Jody Watley Best New Artist

  • Dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP
  • The flaming basketball is adopted as NBA franchise Miami Heat’s official logo from over 13,000 entries; Mark Henderson submits the winning entry

Famous Birthdays

  • James Arthur, British pop singer ("Say You Won't Let Go"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Keith Jack, British pop and theater singer and actor, born in Midlothian, England
  • Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver (Olympic gold 10m platform 2008), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Nadine Samonte, Filipino actress
1988 Highlights

About March 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts