What Happened on January 11, 1988

Historical Events

  • ABC premiere of fact-based "Evil in Clear River"
  • Test debut of Phil Simmons, WI v India, Madras
  • USSR announces it will participate in Seoul Summer Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandria L'Esperance, US quintuplet, born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Danielle L'Esperance, US quintuplet, born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Erica L'Esperance, US quintuplet, born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Raymond L'Esperance, US quintuplet, born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Veronica L'Esperance, US quintuplet, born in Royal Oak, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Knapp, American, one-time oldest person in the world (b. 1873)
  • Isidor Isaac Rabi, nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at 89

Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington (1912-1988)

American combat pilot and US Marine Corps Fighter Ace during World War II, dies of cancer at 75


1988 Highlights

About January 11, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle