What Happened on January 9, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

31st People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Matt LeBlanc & Marg Helgenberger win (TV)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Elections are held to replace Yasser Arafat as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. He is succeeded by Rawhi Fattouh.

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, commonly known as the Naivasha Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement rebel group in Naivasha, Kenya.

Famous Weddings

  • "Motley Crue" lead singer Vince Neil (43) weds Lia Gerardini at the Four Seasons hotel in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)