What Happened on January 9, 1988

Historical Events

Event of Interest

August Wilson's "Piano Lesson" premieres in Boston

Sports History

US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

Famous Weddings

  • English earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli

About January 9, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 1 day
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