What Happened on February 14, 1995

Historical Events

NBA Finals

The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

  • Wellington 2-498d & 4-475 beat Canterbury 496 & 2-476d

Famous Weddings

Roseanne Barr

Actress-comedienne Roseanne Barr (42) weds bodyguard Ben Thomas (28) at Caesars Tahoe, Nevada; divorce 2002

Famous Deaths

  • IsraĆ«l "Ischa" Meijer, Dutch journalist, critic and author (Een Dik Uur Ischa, Boezemvriend), dies of a myocardial infarction at 52
  • Michael V. Gazzo, American playwright (A Hatful Of Rain), and actor (The Godfather Part II; Cookie; Fear City), dies of complications from a stroke at 71
  • Nigel Finch, English TV director and film-maker (Chelsea Hotel; Vampyr; Stonewall), dies from AIDS-related illness at 45
  • Roger de Grey, British landscape painter and President of Royal Academy (1984-93), dies at 76
  • Siem Suurhoff, Dutch TV-director (Behind the News, Sonja), dies at 58
  • U Nu, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (1948-56, 1960-62), dies at 87

About February 14, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Creep - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Think Twice - Celine Dion