What Happened on October 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • 2 gambling clubs & 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot

Golf Tournament

Beth Daniel wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

Sports History

Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna wins Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, his record 8th GP win of the season; clinches first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship

  • Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
  • NY Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Janel Parrish, American actress (Pretty Little Liars), born in Oahu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Sugar Geise, actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71
  • T. Hee, American animator (b. 1911)
1988 Highlights

About October 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 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