What Happened on May 12, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Carrie" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 5 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcelo [Vieira da Silva JĂșnior], Brazilian football player (Real Madrid, Brazil national team), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Osborn, American playwright (Mornings at 7), dies at 86
1988 Highlights

About May 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Anything For You - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  • UK #1 Song: Perfect - Fairground Attraction