It was September 8, 1988 that wildfires caused Yellowstone National Park to be closed for the first time in U.S. history.
A little more than a week later, the Summer Olympics opened in Seoul, South Korea.
And at the end of the month, NASA resumed Space Shuttle flights for the first time since the Challenger disaster with Discovery.
And these were the top 5 songs on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart for September 10, 1988:
#5 – Rick Astley – It Would Take A Strong Strong Man
#4 – Elton John – I Don’t Wanna Go On With You Like That
#3 – Taylor Dayne – I’ll Always Love You
#2 – Huey Lewis & The News – Perfect World
#1 – Peter Cetera – One Good Woman