What Happened on January 25, 1988

Historical Events

Music History

George Harrison releases "When We Was Fab"

  • Longest winless streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (15 games)
  • Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as President of Suriname

Film & TV History

US Vice President George H. W. Bush and Dan Rather famously clash on "CBS Evening News" as Rather attempts to question Bush about his role in Iran-Contra affair

1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatiana Golovin, Russian-born French tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Colleen Moore, actress (These Girls Won't Talk), dies at 87

About January 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Need You Tonight - INXS
  • UK #1 Song: I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany