What Happened on January 25, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Sundance Film Festival: "Waiting for the Moon" and "The Trouble with Dick" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardTennis Open

75th Men's Australian Open: Stefan Edberg beats Pat Cash (6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash
  • Super Bowl XXI: NY Giants beat Denver Broncos, 39-20 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: Phil Simms, NY Giants, QB

Sport awardTennis Open

Women's Australian Open: Hana Mandlíková beats Martina Navratilova 7-5, 7-6

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Kirilenko, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, dies at 85