What Happened on January 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

42 year old George Foreman KOs Gerry Cooney in 2 rounds in Atlantic City

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • 6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Santa Barbara wins
  • AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch
  • Blue Jay Cecil Fielder signs with Detroit as a free agent
  • NY Knicks Trent Tucker scores with 1/10 sec, beats Bulls, 109-106

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Warren Jr., American actor
  • Fernando Forestieri, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Jackson, Scottish actor (Upstairs, Downstairs, The Professionals, The Great Escape), dies after a short illness at 66