On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack P. Shepherd, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Pudsey, United Kingdom
  • Jordy [Lemoine], French singer, youngest singer (4 years) to have a #1, born in Paris, France
  • Mikalah Gordon, American singer, born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorgy Malenkov

Georgi Malenkov, Soviet leader who was briefly leader of the Soviet Union after Stalin's death (1953-55), dies in obscurity at 86

Soviet Leader Georgy Malenkov
Soviet Leader
Georgy Malenkov

1988 Highlights

About January 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn