Events in Film & Television in January 1991

  • Jan 6 "Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV
  • Jan 8 "Davis Rules" with Jonathan Winters & Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV
  • Jan 14 "Barbara DeAngelis Show" premieres on CBS-TV
  • Jan 16 7th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Jan 17 Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 19 48th Golden Globes: Dances with Wolves, Jeremy Irons, & Kathy Bates wins

  • Jan 19 Sgt Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt
  • Jan 21 CBS News correspondant Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf
  • Jan 25 Soap opera "Generation's" last episode after a 2½ year run
  • Jan 27 7th Sundance Film Festival: "Poison" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Jan 28 "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV
  • Jan 31 "Close-Up", Iranian film directed by Abbas Kiarostami, starring Hossain Sabzian and Mohsen Makhmalbaf, is released