What Happened on January 19, 1988

Historical Events

  • "48 Hours" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Disabled writer Christopher Nolan wins the Whitbread Book of the Year prize

About January 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

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