What Happened on November 3, 1988

Historical Events

  • Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane

Event of Interest

President Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill

  • Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew

Film & TV History

Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping

1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Angus McLaren, Australian Actor
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies

About November 3, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kokomo (From"Cocktail" ) - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Orinoco Flow - Enya