What Happened on October 17, 1988

Historical Events

  • 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
  • Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as manager of NY Yankees
  • Lyndon LaRouche pleads innocent to fraud, conspiracy indictment
  • Phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft
  • Rockin Robin beats "Sensational" Sherri Martel for WWF woman's title

Album Release

Traveling Wilburys release debut album "Volume 1", featuring the single "Handle With Care"; pseudonymous band members include Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, and Tom Petty

1988 History

About October 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

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