What Happened on May 28, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • David Perron, Canadian NHL ice hockey forward, 2007-present (St. Louis Blues, and 4 other teams), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec

Famous Weddings

  • American "General Hospital" actress Genie Francis (26) weds American "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Jonathan Frakes in the chapel of St. Nicholas Church in Encino, California

Harry Reasoner

American journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds American insurance executive Lois Harriett Weber(44) at the United Church of Christ in Humboldt, Iowa

Bernie Sanders

Vermont's US Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds American social worker Jane O'Meara Driscoll (38) in Burlington, Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • (Melvin) "Sy" Oliver, American jazz arranger, songwriter (Jimmie Lunceford; Tommy Dorsey - "Yes, Indeed!"), dies at 77 [1]
1988 Highlights

About May 28, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 7 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