What Happened on January 13, 1988

Historical Events

Sports History

LA Dodger/SD Padre Steve Garvey retires

  • Supreme Court rules (5-3) public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays & other expressive activities

Famous Deaths

  • Chiang Ching-huo, Chinese politician (son of Chinese president Chiang Kai-shek, President of Taiwan 1978-88), dies at 69

About January 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 14 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