What Happened on January 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

15th American Music Awards: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney Houston

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison releases "When We Was Fab"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Longest winless streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (15 games)
  • Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as President of Suriname

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US VP George H. W. Bush & Dan Rather clash on "CBS Evening News" as Rather attempts to question Bush about his role in Iran-Contra affair

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatiana Golovin, French tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Colleen Moore, actress (These Girls Won't Talk), dies at 87