What Happened on January 18, 1988

Historical Events

  • Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board

Famous Birthdays

Angelique Kerber (35 years old)

German tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in Bremen, Germany

  • Ronnie Day [Guglielmone], American singer-songwriter (Nine Sleepless Nights), born in Redwood City, California
Born in 1988
1988 Highlights

About January 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle