Events in Film & Television in January 1987

  • Jan 18 3rd Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Jan 22 Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism
  • Jan 25 3rd Sundance Film Festival: "Waiting for the Moon" and "The Trouble with Dick" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 26 14th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie & Alabama

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
Singer Lionel Richie
Singer
Lionel Richie
  • Jan 26 Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 31 44th Golden Globes: Platoon, Bob Hoskins, & Marlee Matlin win

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin