What Happened on October 27, 1988

Historical Events

  • "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
  • "Les Miserables" opens at Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On films), dies near London at 73
  • Hannah Tillich, German-American writer (Harbor Mouse) and wife of Paul Tillich, dies at 92
  • S B Fuller, founder (Fuller products), dies at 83

About October 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

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