What Happened on April 1, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Brook Lopez, American basketball center (NBA All Star 2013; New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks), born in North Hollywood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Jordan, American actor and radio comedian (Fibber McGee), dies from a blood clot at 91
  • Marius Holtrop, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank, dies at 85
1988 Highlights

About April 1, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Turn Around - Aswad