On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1988

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"Roseanne" TV comedy starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf premieres in the US on ABC

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
Actor John Goodman
John Goodman
  • Israel's supreme court uphold's ban on Kahane`s Kach Party as racist
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60
1988 Highlights

About October 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra