On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauline [Vasseur] French pop singer-songwriter ("AllĂ´ le monde"), born in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France

Famous Deaths

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

1988 Highlights

About January 5, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn