What Happened on January 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 54th Golden Globes: The English Patient, Geoffrey Rush, & Brenda Blethyn win
  • Cerebral Palsy telethon
  • Michelle McGann wins LPGA Healthsouth Inaugural

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Deaths

  • Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White in Disney's animated film, dies at 70
  • George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher, dies at 88
  • James Dickey, poet/novelist, dies at 84