What Happened on May 2, 1988

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Baltimore and get a new park

Event of Interest

David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" premieres in NYC

Event of Interest

Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000

Sports History

Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an umpire

1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lara Liang, Russian-Taiwanese-American singer (Nan Quan Mama), born in California
Born in 1988

About May 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wishing Well - Terence Trent D'Arby
  • UK #1 Song: Theme From S-Express - S-Express