On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 19th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: 12 Years a Slave wins Best Film

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor (Charlotte's Web, Alice, The Partridge Family), dies from heart and kidney failure at 82
  • Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, dies of kidney failure at 89