On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Teddy & Alice" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 77 performances

AFC Championship

AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Denver Broncos beat Cleveland Browns, 38-33; features infamous "The Fumble", Browns' Earnest Byner at Denver 3-yard line with 1:12 remaining

  • Leslie Manigay elected President of Haiti
  • NFC Championship, RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.: Washington Redskins beat Minnesota Vikings, 17-10

Famous Weddings

Bob Guccione

Publisher Bob Guccione (57) weds actress Katherine Keeton (48)

1988 Highlights

About January 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn