What Happened on January 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Dawson's Creek" created by Kevin Williamson, starring James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson premieres on WB in the US

  • 3rd Critics' Choice Movie Awards: L.A. Confidential wins Best Film
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas & Eagles
  • Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tueday night programming

Famous Deaths

  • Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Zevulun Hammer, Vice PM of Israel, dies