What Happened on January 31, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15th Sundance Film Festival: "Three Seasons" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 87th Men's Australian Open: Yevgeny Kafelnikov beats Thomas Enqvist (4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-6)

Sport awardTennis Open

87th Women's Australian Open: Martina Hingis beats Amelie Mauresmo (6-2, 6-3)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" first airs on Fox

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Super Bowl XXXIII: Denver Broncos beats Atlanta Falcons 34-19 at Pro Player Stadium, Miami, John Elway MVP

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Famous Deaths

  • Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler