What Happened on May 18, 1988

Historical Events

  • In just Oakland's 39th of the season, pitcher Dave Stewart breaks record with his 12th balk en route to 16

Famous Birthdays

  • Ksenija Sidorova, Latvian classical accordionist, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Ryan Cooley, Canadian television actor (Degrassi: The Next Generation), born in Orangeville, Ontario
  • Taeyang [Dong Young-bae], Korean singer (Big Bang), born in Uijeongbu, South Korea
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • David Moule-Evans, English composer & conductor, dies at 82
  • Daws Butler, American animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
1988 Highlights

About May 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 2 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: With a Little Help from My Friends/She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet/Billy Bragg