January 20, 1988

This is an in-depth look at all the compelling facts about January 20, 1988 πŸ—“οΈ that no one tells you about. If your birthday is on this date, prepare to get your mind blown 🀯.

Among the information you’ll find below: western astrology zodiac sign & symbol meanings, your zodiac animal and its characteristics, numerology, as well as must-know things that happened when you were born – from major world and sporting events to the most popular song on your birthday, #1 movie in theaters, your birthstone, celebrities who share your date of birth and so much more!

We hope this page will help you understand yourself better. Let’s start.

πŸ“… Day of Week

January 20th in 1988 was a Wednesday and was the 20th day of the 1st month of 1988 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 51st day of Winter and there was 41 days left until Spring. The next time you can reuse 1988 calendar will be in 2044. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

⭐️ 1st quarter of the year
⚑️ The 51st day of Winter
⏳ This date was 13,194 days ago
πŸͺ Zodiac sign for this date is Aquarius
πŸ—“οΈ January 20, 1988 was a Wednesday
πŸ“† In 2025, January 20 is on a Tuesday

β†’ January 20, 1988 in Roman numerals: I XX MCMLXXXVIII (mm dd yyyy)

πŸŽ‰ My Birthday

You were born in the Winter of 1988 on a Wednesday. You are 36 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Dragon. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 4,398 days or 12.05 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 447 πŸŒ– full moons after you were born up to this day.

You’ve been alive for:

 

⏱️ You are 18,999,519 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 316,658 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Aquarius
πŸ‰ You were born in the Year of the Dragon
β†’ Age on next birthday: 37 years old

Being born in 1988 makes you a part of Millennials Generation. There are six different generations: G.I. Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life.

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are born between 1980 and 1995. Millennial grew up using electronics, the Internet and online social communities. They are tech-savvy, family-centric, achievement-oriented, curious, usually wanting instant gratification and recognition. This generation possesses many characteristics that are unique in comparison to past generations.

Your birthday numbers are 1, 20 and 1988, which reveal that your Life Path number is 11. Your zodiac sign is Aquarius with a ruling planet Uranus. Your birthstone is the Garnet, and your birth flower is the Carnation.

Continue below to find out what this all means in detail πŸ‘‡

🎊🎈 Next Birthday

Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Friday and your 38th birthday will be on a Tuesday. Below is a countdown to your next birthday. It’s accurate and is automatically updated.

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⏰ FUN FACT: Your first billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on September 28, 2019.

πŸͺ What’s my zodiac sign?

There are 12 astrological signs, also known as signs of the zodiac, each with its own set of strengths, challenges, moods, patterns, relationships, and more. Your zodiac sign reflects the position of the sun when you were born and is the biggest influence on your life and personality in Astrology.

People who are born on January 20 in 1988 have an zodiac sign of Aquarius ♒. Aquarius are deep thinkers and are always happy to help others. They enjoy meaningful conversations, as well as carrying out humanitarian work.

According to Chinese Zodiac calendar, being born in 1988 means your zodiac animal is a Dragon. The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in a cycle related to an animal sign. A zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture for more than 2,000 years ago. Much like zodiac signs, the Chinese zodiac animal has attributes and significance attached. The animal ruling a person birth year has a great influence on personality, and destiny.

People born in the year of the Dragon are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

This year (2024) is the year of the Dragon.

The ruling planet of Aquarius is Uranus. There are 10 major planets, each represent a different set of qualities and characteristics, and rule over a different part of our lives β€” each bringing with them their own unique vibes. Knowing the planets and their effects on your life is just as important as knowing your sign. They all affect us differently, and knowing the areas of life they govern is critical to understanding your horoscope.

Uranus governs where you seek freedom, where you're unconventional, where you stand out, what makes you rebel, where you do the unexpected, and where you'll find change.

Uranus is about sudden change, such as an unexpected opportunity appearing out of the blue. It also involves events that happen in an instant, such as accidents or love at first sight.

Uranus also involves intuition in the form of those times when you just know something or have an β€œaha” moment.

πŸͺ Zodiac sign: Aquarius – ♒
πŸ‰ Zodiac animal: Dragon
🌌 Ruling Planet: Uranus β™…
🌊 Zodiac Element: Water
β†’ Zodiac Quality: Mutable

🚢Life Path number

The Life Path number is similar to your zodiac sign. These numbers are used to offer insight into your greater purpose, including strengths, weaknesses, personality, talents, and ambitions. Your Life Path number also exposes the tone of your experiences, and why events occur past, present, and future.

If you were born on January 20, 1988, your Life Path number is 11. Elevens are the most intuitive of all Life Path Numbers and can sense a great deal about what’s going on behind the scenes. They have an innate understanding of others and are easily able to pick up on deeper cues.

🎡 Your birthday song

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "The Way You Make Me Feel" by Michael Jackson. (Billboard Hot 100 – January 20, 1988). Ask your parents if they remember this song.

According to a internet myth the song that was topping the charts on your 14th birthday is the one that defines your entire life. The #1 song on your 14th birthday was "U Got It Bad" by Usher. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "Grillz" by Nelly, and on your 21st birthday it was "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga.

🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day

Below are famous people and celebrities born on January 20, 1988. We could not find a celebrity that shares a birthday with you. However, we update our database constantly, and invite you to check back later to see if we found someone with the same birthday..

πŸŽ„ Holidays on January 20

No major holidays found for this date.

🌎 The world on this day

Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 5.15 billion, according to census.gov.

Generations can be hard to define. We tend to combine huge groups of people into arbitrary categories based on the decades in which they were born and the presumably shared set of cultural traits that shaped their lives and experiences.

Every decade sees a lot of change, no matter the country, no matter the cause. The '80s was a pivotal time period that began to change the course of the world. Let's look back and see how influential this decade was, from the fun times to the hard times.

In the 1980s, Pac-Man was released and Cinco de Mayo took off as a holiday in the United States, 1980 Olympic Summer Games were held in Moscow, smiley emoticons (emojis) were first used by computer scientist Scott Fahlman in 1982, CNN was founded by media mogul Ted Turner, BET was launched and MTV debuted in 1981 - shockingly, cable television did not have commercials until the 1980s.

In '80s we saw the first ever liposuction surgery, the first ever Compact Discs released, and the first ever Hooters restaurant open. The first African-American to win the Miss America pageant was Vanessa Williams in 1983. In 1986, the Soviet Union had the Chernobyl disaster.

There were an estimated 139,142,510 babies born throughout the world in 1988. In 1988, the most popular baby name was Jessica for girls and Michael for boys, according to Social Security Administration.

The most popular movie in 1988 was Rain Man directed by Barry Levinson starring Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino. Super Mario Bros. 3 developed by Nintendo, was one of the most popular video games in 1988.

πŸ“œ Historical events on January 20th

Below are some of the most important events that happened on January 20, 1988.

First English Parliament summoned other than by royal command (in this instance by Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester) mets in Westminster Hall.
China cedes Hong Kong to the British during the 1st Opium War.
Republic of Turkey declared out of remnants of Ottoman Empire.
Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin to organise the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews.
Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented (and never to be repeated) 4th term as US President.

πŸ† Sports in 1988

Washington Redskins beat Denver Broncos (42 - 10) to win Super Bowl XXII on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, CA. Los Angeles Dodgers beat Oakland Athletics (4 - 1) to win the 1988 World Series. Los Angeles Lakers beat Detroit Pistons (4 - 3) to win the 1988 NBA Finals. Edmonton Oilers defeated Boston Bruins (4 - 0) to win the 1988 Stanley Cup.
In the 1988 US Open Tennis Championships, Mats Wilander defeated Ivan Lendl (6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini (6-3, 3-6, 6-1) to become US Open women's singles champion. In the 1988 Wimbledon Championships, Stefan Edberg defeated Boris Becker (4-6, 7-6(7-2), 6-4, 6-2) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Martina Navratilova (5-7, 6-2, 6-1) to become Wimbledon women's singles champion. In the 1988 French Open (Roland-Garros), Mats Wilander defeated Henri Leconte (7-5, 6-2, 6-1) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Natasha Zvereva (6-0, 6-0) to become French Open women's singles champion. In the 1988 Australian Open, Mats Wilander defeated Pat Cash (6-3, 6-7(3-7), 3-6, 6-1, 8-6) to win men's singles title. Steffi Graf beat Chris Evert (6-1, 7-6(7-3)) to become Australian Open women's singles champion.

πŸ’Ž Birthstone

Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.

The birthstone for January 20, 1988 is Garnet. Garnet is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel. The gem symbolizes protection. The birthstone for this year (2024) is Aquamarine.

🌼 Birth flower

Everyone knows about their zodiac sign, but few people are familiar with their birth flower. In the same way that we have a unique birthstone associated with each month, every month has a birth flower that has its own special meaning.

The birth flower for January is Carnation. The meaning of carnations varies from colour to colour, but is generally accepted as β€˜devotion’.

🍾 It’s my birthday quotes

'Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.' - Mark Twain πŸ‘Œ FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in Spanish? 'Feliz cumpleaΓ±os'.

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πŸ’¬ Birthday messages

'As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two. Happy birthday!'

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It’s my birthday wishes

'Best wishes on your birthday! May you have maximum fun today, and minimum hangover tomorrow!'

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