What Happened on March 29, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Oba Oba" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • US Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras

Famous Deaths

  • Dulcie September, South African teacher and anti-apartheid political activist, assassinated in Paris, France at 62
  • Ted Kluszewski, American baseball 1st baseman (MLB All Star 1953-56; NL HR & RBI leader 1954; Cincinnati Reds), dies of a heart attack at 63
1988 Highlights

About March 29, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Turn Around - Aswad