On This Day

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 awardAustralian Tennis Open

75th Australian Open Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg of Sweden wins 2nd career Grand Slam title and 2nd Australian title; beats home town favourite Pat Cash 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXI, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA: NY Giants beat Denver Broncos, 39-20; MVP: Phil Simms, NY Giants, QB

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, dies at 85