On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Dawson's Creek" created by Kevin Williamson, starring James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson premieres on WB in the US

  • 3rd Critics' Choice Movie Awards: L.A. Confidential wins Best Film
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas & Eagles
  • Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tueday night programming

Famous Deaths

  • Bobo Brazil [Houston Harris], American professional wrestler, dies at 73
  • Zevulun Hammer, Israeli politician, minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Israel (1996-98), dies at 61