On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6th Sundance Film Festival: "Chameleon Street" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats American Mary Joe Fernández 6-3, 6-4 for her 3rd consecutive Australian singles crown

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92