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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Jan 8 1988
Vangie Beilby
01/08/1872-10/14/1958
116
Died Aged:86
James Farley
01/08/1882-10/12/1947
106
Died Aged:65
Jim Farley
01/08/1882-10/12/1947
106
Died Aged:65
Giovanni Dolfini
01/08/1885-12/09/1968
103
Died Aged:83
Bobbie Comber
01/08/1886-03/01/1942
102
Died Aged:56
Matt Moore
01/08/1888-01/20/1960
100
Died Aged:72
Marcelle Corday
01/08/1890-06/25/1971
98
Died Aged:81
Alexander Gray
01/08/1891-10/04/1976
97
Died Aged:85
Hal Craig
01/08/1894-10/05/1964
94
Died Aged:70
Muni Seroff
01/08/1895-12/??/1979
93
Dennis Wheatley
01/08/1897-11/10/1977
91
Died Aged:80
Gerhard Bienert
01/08/1898-12/23/1986
90
Died Aged:88
Paul Hartmann
01/08/1899-06/30/1977
89
Died Aged:78
Lydia Bruce
01/08/19??-05/07/2008
John McTiernan
01/08/1951
37
Dorothy Adams
01/08/1900-03/16/1988
88
Dorothy Batley
01/08/1902-12/08/1983
86
Died Aged:81
Gene Roth
01/08/1903-07/19/1976
85
Died Aged:73
Barry MacKay
01/08/1906-12/12/1985
82
Died Aged:79
William Hartnell
01/08/1908-04/24/1975
80
Died Aged:67
Pierce Lyden
01/08/1908-10/10/1998
80
Richard Cromwell
01/08/1910-10/11/1960
78
Died Aged:50
Gypsy Rose Lee
01/08/1911-04/26/1970
77
Died Aged:59
José Ferrer
01/08/1912-01/26/1992
76
Susumu Fujita
01/08/1912-03/23/1991
76
Bill Gavin
01/08/1915-12/24/1995
73
Stanley Prager
01/08/1917-01/18/1972
71
Died Aged:55
Lucian Tiger
01/08/1917-09/01/1981
71
Died Aged:64
Evelyn Dall
01/08/1918-03/10/2010
70
Helen Hughes
01/08/1918
70
Gabrielle Blunt
01/08/1919-06/10/2014
69
Madge Ryan
01/08/1919-01/09/1994
69
Richard Benedict
01/08/1920-04/25/1984
68
Died Aged:64
Richard Benedict
01/08/1920-04/25/1984
68
Died Aged:64
Henry Calvert
01/08/1920-04/19/1992
68
Elisabeth Fraser
01/08/1920-05/05/2005
68
Douglas Wilmer
01/08/1920-03/31/2016
68
Jayne Hazard
01/08/1922-12/12/2006
66
Charles Keane
01/08/1922-05/26/1983
66
Died Aged:61
Charles Rea
01/08/1923-03/17/1992
65
Larry Storch
01/08/1923
65
Giorgio Tozzi
01/08/1923-05/30/2011
65
Ron Moody
01/08/1924-06/11/2015
64
Steve Holland
01/08/1925-05/10/1997
63
Jean-Marie Boyer
01/08/1926-07/06/1967
62
Died Aged:41
Kerwin Mathews
01/08/1926-07/05/2007
62
Soupy Sales
01/08/1926-10/22/2009
62
Gabriel Gascon
01/08/1927-05/30/2018
61
May Wynn
01/08/1928
60
Saeed Jaffrey
01/08/1929-11/15/2015
59
Bill Graham
01/08/1931-10/26/1991
57
Roy Kinnear
01/08/1934-09/20/1988
54
Koji Suzuki
01/08/1934
54
Elvis Presley
01/08/1935-08/16/1977
53
Died Aged:42
Shirley Bassey
01/08/1937
51
Jill Hyem
01/08/1937-06/05/2015
51
Michael Graham Cox
01/08/1938-04/30/1995
50
John LaMotta
01/08/1939
49
Ruth Maleczech
01/08/1939-09/30/2013
49
Federico Boido
01/08/1940-10/07/2014
48
William Corderoy
01/08/1940
48
Sidney Ganis
01/08/1940
48
Graham Chapman
01/08/1941-10/04/1989
47
Graham Chapman
01/08/1941-10/04/1989
47
Maurice O'Connell
01/08/1941
47
Ole Soltoft
01/08/1941-05/09/1999
47
Robin Ellis
01/08/1942
46
Joan Freeman
01/08/1942
46
Stephen Hawking
01/08/1942-03/14/2018
46
Yvette Mimieux
01/08/1942
46
Christopher Masters
01/08/1945
43
Paul Cloud
01/08/1946-11/29/1987
42
Died Aged:41
David Bowie
01/08/1947-01/10/2016
41
Laurie Walters
01/08/1947
41
Brian Wickens
01/08/1947
41
James Ingersoll
01/08/1948
40
Michael Kearns
01/08/1950
38
Edwige Pierre
01/08/1951
37
Cathianne Blore
01/08/1952-02/23/2002
36
Damian Alcazar
01/08/1953
35
Thomas G. Waites
01/08/1955
33
Jolanda Egger
01/08/1960
28
Sacha Bourdo
01/08/1962
26
Renée Coleman
01/08/1962
26
Maria Pitillo
01/08/1965
23
Michelle Forbes
01/08/1967
21
Malgorzata Foremniak
01/08/1967
21
Steve Jacobs
01/08/1967
21
Ami Dolenz
01/08/1969
19
Michael Mercurio
01/08/1972
16
Charlie Condou
01/08/1973
15
Matt Bushell
01/08/1974
14
Manuela Arcula
01/08/1977
11
Amber Benson
01/08/1977
11
Jenny Lewis
01/08/1977
11
Windell Middlebrooks
01/08/1979-03/10/2015
9
Sarah Polley
01/08/1979
9
Rachel Nichols
01/08/1980
8
Sam Riley
01/08/1980
8
Gaby Hoffmann
01/08/1982
6
Freddie Stroma
01/08/1987
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Passed on Friday, Jan 8 1988
Gérard Buhr
Boyd 'Red' Morgan
Norbert Schiller

Released on Friday, Jan 8 1988
Anguish (1987)CinemaRUSA
Cold Steel (1987)CinemaUSA
Near Dark (1987)CinemaUK

Aired on Friday, Jan 8 1988
Full HouseSisterly Love
Beauty and the BeastShades of Grey

Aired on Friday, Jan 8 1988
UK
BBC1
 7:40 pmBlankety-BlankEpisode #10.16
 9:30 pmRockliffe's BabiesGo for It
ITV
 8:00 pmMe and My GirlLike an Old Time Movie
 8:30 pmTales of The UnexpectedThe Colonel's Lady
 9:00 pmFloodtideEpisode #2.1

Aired on Friday, Jan 8 1988
USA
CBS
 9:00 pmDallasIt's Me Again
NBC
 3:00 pmSanta BarbaraEpisode #1.864

UK Chart
Saturday, Jan 2 1988
Always On My MindPet Shop Boys1
Fairytale Of New YorkThe Pogues ft Kirsty MacColl2
Rockin' Around The Christmas TreeComic Relief presents Mel & Kim3
When I Fall In LoveNat 'King' Cole4
Heaven Is A Place On EarthBelinda Carlisle5
Love LettersAlison Moyet6
When I Fall In LoveRick Astley7
The Way You Make Me FeelMichael Jackson8
China In Your HandT'Pau9
Angel Eyes (Home And Away)Wet Wet Wet10
Ev'ry Time We Say GoodbyeSimply Red11
What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me ForShakin' Stevens12
Turn Back The ClockJohnny Hates Jazz13
Who Found Who (7'' Edit)Jellybean ft Elisa Fiorillo14
Letter From America (Band Version)The Proclaimers15
The Look Of LoveMadonna16
CriticizeAlexander O'Neal17
Got My Mind Set On YouGeorge Harrison18
JingoJellybean19
House ArrestKrush20


US Chart
Saturday, Jan 2 1988
FaithGeorge Michael1
So EmotionalWhitney Houston2
Is This LoveWhitesnake3
Got My Mind Set On YouGeorge Harrison4
Shake Your LoveDebbie Gibson5
Don't You Want MeJody Watley6
The Way You Make Me FeelMichael Jackson7
Catch Me (I'm Falling)Pretty Poison8
Cherry BombJohn Cougar Mellencamp9
Need You TonightINXS10
ValerieSteve Winwood11
Tell It To My HeartTaylor Dayne12
Candle In The Wind (Live)Elton John13
Dude (Looks Like A Lady)Aerosmith14
Hazy Shade Of WinterBangles15
Could've BeenTiffany16
Heaven Is A Place On EarthBelinda Carlisle17
There's The GirlHeart18
AnimalDef Leppard19
Seasons ChangeExposé20