What Happened on January 21, 1988

Historical Events

  • US accepts immigration of 30,000 US-Vietnamese children

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Neto, Brazilian vlogger (YouTube), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • William C. Woxlin, Swedish ambient and electronic music composer, born in Borlänge, Sweden
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Sofaer, Burmese born British actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies at 91
1988 Highlights

About January 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

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