On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1988

Historical Events

  • Bat*21, an American war film, is released
  • Boston Celtics beat Yugoslavia 113-85 in Madrid

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philippine former first couple Ferdinand & Imelda Marcos indicted on racketeering charges

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos

Famous Birthdays

  • Hope Hicks, American political operative, White House Communications Director (2017-), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
1988 Highlights

About October 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra