What Happened on February 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Woman of Independent Means" on NBC-TV
  • 37th Daytona 500: Sterling Marlin wins (141.71 MPH)
  • Irina Privalova runs indoor woman's European record 200m (22.10 sec)
  • Kenneth Koch wins Bollingen Prize
  • Linford Christie runs world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec) and European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec)
  • Michael Tippett's "Rose Lake," premieres

Famous Weddings

  • "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (27) weds rocker Tommy Lee (32) in Cancun, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Calder Willingham, novelist/Scriptwriter, dies at 72
  • Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80
  • Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84