What Happened on January 28, 2001

Historical Events

  • 17th Sundance Film Festival: "The Believer", directed by Henry Bean, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi retains title; beats Frenchman Arnaud Clement 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 for his 3rd Australian trophy

Musical Finale

Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's musical "Miss Saigon", based on Giacomo Puccini's "Madama Butterfly, and starring Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga closes at Broadway Theater, NYC, after 4,092 performances and 3 Tony Award wins

Super Bowl

Super Bowl XXXV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7; MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

2001 History

Famous Deaths

  • Curt Blefary, American baseball player, dies at 57

About January 28, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  • UK #1 Song: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit