What Happened on January 7, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Haley Bennett [Keeling], American actress (Cyrano; Music and Lyrics), born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Robert Sheehan, Irish actor, born in Port Laoise, Republic of Ireland
  • Scott Pendlebury, Australian rules footballer, born in Sale, Australia
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Auclair [Vladimir Vujović], German actor (Funny Face, Day of the Jackal), dies at 65

Trevor Howard (1913-1988)

English actor in over 70 films (Brief Encounter, Superman, The Third Man), dies of bronchitis at 71

1988 Highlights

About January 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: So Emotional - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Always On My Mind - Pet Shop Boys