What Happened on May 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • 41st Cannes Film Festival: "Pelle erobreren" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • Maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990

Famous Birthdays

  • Morgan Pressel, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2007), born in Tampa, Florida
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • David Schoenbrun, American journalist (CBS broadcast bureau head), dies at 73

About May 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

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