On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1998

Historical Events

  • "Proposals" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

24th People's Choice Awards: Harrison Ford & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Oprah Winfrey win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
Actor Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey

Sport awardAFC Championship

AFC Championship Game: Denver Broncos beat Pittsburgh Steelers 24-21

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • NFC Championship, 3Com Park, SF: Green Bay Packers beat San Francisco 49ers, 23-10
  • Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.
  • US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

Famous Deaths

  • Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (Fidelio), dies at 71
1998 Highlights

About January 11, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn