What Happened on November 17th, 1988

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Linda Petursdottir of Iceland, 18, crowned 38th Miss World

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Neil Simon's "Rumors" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Cooper, American actor (Liar, Liar, General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84