What Happened on January 31, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10 Arabian oryx (extinct except in zoos) released in Oman
  • 32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59)
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Görlitz, German football player
  • Brad Thompson, Major League Baseball player
  • Bruno Nogueira, Portuguese actor, comedian and TV host
  • Elena Paparizou, Greek singer
  • Jānis Sprukts, National Hockey League player
  • Yuniesky Betancourt, Major League Baseball shortstop