What Happened on January 27, 1988

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony Kennedy to US Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerlon Moura Souza, Brazilian footballer, born in Ipatinger, Brazil
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Pawley, American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces), dies t 86
  • Massa Makan Diabaté, Malian author (b. 1938)
1988 Highlights

About January 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 7 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