On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauline, French singer, born in Lens, France

Famous Deaths

  • "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40

Person of interestPete Maravich

Pete Maravich, American basketball player, dies of heart failure at 40

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Pete Maravich