On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2002

Historical Events

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

28th People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Kelsey Grammer, Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster), dies at 85
  • Gregorio Fuentes, Cuban fisherman, reputed model for Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (b. 1897)
  • Ted Demme, American film director, dies at 38
2002 Highlights

About January 13, 2002

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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