What Happened on January 31, 1999

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

Television Debut

Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" 1st airs on Fox TV

Super Bowl

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

Famous Deaths

  • Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler
1999 Highlights

About January 31, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
  • UK #1 Song: You Don't Know Me - Armand Van Helden Ft. Duane Haeden