On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1988

Historical Events

  • 5th MTV Video Music Awards: INXS wins

Hall of Fame

Guy Lafleur, Tony Esposito & Brad Park inducted in NHL Hall of Fame

Sports History

NY Daily News reports boxer Mike Tyson is seeing a psychiatrist

  • Security & Exchange Commission accuses Drexel of violating security laws

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Love, American basketball player, born in Santa Monica, California
1988 Highlights

About September 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
  • UK #1 Song: A Groovy Kind Of Love - Phil Collins