On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15th Sundance Film Festival: "Three Seasons" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov becomes first Russian, male or female, to win an Australian title; beats Thomas Enqvist of Sweden 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" first airs on Fox

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXXIII, Pro Player Stadium, Miami, FL: Denver Broncos beat Atlanta Falcons, 34-19; MVP: John Elway, Denver, QB

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Famous Deaths

  • Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler