What Happened on February 16, 1988

Historical Events

  • 1st documented combat action by US military advisors in El Salvador

Famous Birthdays

  • Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Delaunay, French writer, magazine publisher (Le Jazz Hot), jazz musiclogist (Hot Discography), record label founder, and music promoter, dies at 77
  • Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler, dies at 71
1988 Highlights

About February 16, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Seasons Change - Expose
  • UK #1 Song: I Should Be So Lucky - Kylie Minogue