What Happened on May 11, 1988

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test
  • KV Mechelen of Belgium win 28th European Cup Winner's Cup against Ajax of Netherlands 1-0 in Strasbourg
  • NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1
1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ace Hood [Antoine McColister], American rapper, born in Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • Marek Pospieszalski, Polish avant-garde jazz saxophonist and composer, born in CzÄ™stochowa, Poland
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

Kim PhilbyKim Philby (1912-1988)

British spy and Soviet mole who was a member of the "Cambridge Five", dies at 76

About May 11, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Anything For You - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  • UK #1 Song: Perfect - Fairground Attraction