On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Haley Bennett, American singer & actress, 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

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestTrevor Howard

Trevor Howard, 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? 32 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn