What Happened on January 29, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th Sundance Film Festival: "The Brothers McMullen" and "The Young Poisoner's Handbook" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Sport awardTennis Open

83rd Men's Australian Open: Andre Agassi beats Pete Sampras (4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras

Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Open Women's tennis: Mary Pierce beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
  • Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide
  • Super Bowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26 in Miami, MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB

Famous Deaths

  • Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
  • Guy Clutton-Brock, English social worker (declared as national hero in Zimbabwe), dies at 88
  • Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, dies at 52
  • Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect, dies at 69
  • Richard Burnell, British rower (Olympic gold 1948), dies at 77