What Happened on May 22, 1988

Historical Events

  • Károly Grósz succeeds party leader Janos Kádár in Hungary

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Sherri Turner birdies final 2 holes to win her only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Amy Alcott

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio Almirante, Italian fascist (member of parliament (1948-87)), dies at 73

About May 22, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 2 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