- 64th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #9 Ohio State, 31-14
- 84th Rose Bowl: #1 Michigan beats #8 Washington State, 21-16
- All California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free
- Mongolia switches from a 46 hour to 40 hour work week
- Russia begins to circulate new rubles to stem inflation and promote confidence.
- US Census Bureau estimates population at 268,921,733
Day of the Week: Thursday