What Happened on February 17, 1988

Historical Events

  • US Lt Col William Higgins kidnapped in south Lebanon by Lebanese terrorists & later killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Natascha Kampusch, Austrian kidnapping victim
  • Vasiliy Lomachenko, Ukrainian boxer and one of the most successful amateur boxers of all time (Olympic gold 2008 and 2012), born in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ukraine, Soviet Union
Born in 1988
1988 Highlights

About February 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Seasons Change - Expose
  • UK #1 Song: I Should Be So Lucky - Kylie Minogue