Events in Film & Television in January 1997

  • Jan 3 Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 9 Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Jan 10 4,000th episode of "Entertainment Tonight"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 12 23rd People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Sandra Bullock win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Oprah Winfrey win (TV)

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
Actress Sandra Bullock
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 19 54th Golden Globes: The English Patient, Geoffrey Rush, & Brenda Blethyn win

  • Jan 20 2nd Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Fargo wins Best Film
  • Jan 26 13th Sundance Film Festival: "Sunday" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic