What Happened on November 13, 1988

Historical Events

F1 World Champion

Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna finishes 2nd in the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide to win his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins title by 3 points from Alain Prost

Famous Deaths

  • Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor (Minneapolis Symphony, 1949-1960), dies at 82
  • Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (Beer Barrel Polka), dies at 86
1988 Highlights

About November 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: The First Time - Robin Beck