What Happened on January 25th, 1998

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Patti LaBelle On Broadway" closes at St James Theater NYC
  • 14th Sundance Film Festival: "Slam" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Britain's Queen Mother, 97, gets an emergency hip replacement

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Helen Alfredsson wins Office Depot LPGA tournament
  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people injuring 25 others.
  • Musical "Grease" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 1,503 performance

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Pope John Paul II visits Cuba and demands the release of political prisoners; he also condemns US moves to isolate the country

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

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Spice Girl Victoria Beckham (Posh) and soccer player David Beckham get engaged

  • Super Bowl XXXII: Denver Broncos beat Green Bay Packers 31-24

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies