What Happened on January 12, 1988

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder/first baseman Willie Stargell elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lawrence, American actor (Brotherly Love, Recess), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Chris Casement, Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Connie Mulder, South African politician (b. 1925)
1988 Highlights

About January 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 18 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