What Happened on January 28, 2007

Historical Events

  • 23rd Sundance Film Festival: "Padre Nuestro", directed by Christopher Zalla, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Swiss ace Roger Federer successfully defends his title beating Fernando González of Chile 7-6, 6-4, 6-4

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Clerici, Swiss road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1954), dies at 77
  • Emma Tillman, the world's oldest living person from January 24-28, 2007 (b. 1892)
  • Father Robert Drinan, Roman Catholic Priest and American politician (b. 1920)
  • Hsu Wei Lun, Taiwanese actress (b. 1978)
  • Karel Svoboda, Czech pianist, composer of popular songs and television music, dies of suspected suicide at 68
  • Sterling Lanier, American writer (Hiero's Journey), dies at 79
  • Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (Olympic gold Unified Team 3,000m 1992), dies at 43

About January 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Grace Kelly - Mika