What Happened on February 9, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Heiress" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances
  • 45th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Bait" wins the Golden Bear
  • Irina Privalova runs female world record 50m (5.96 sec)
  • STS-63 - 2nd mission of US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program goes into space

Famous Deaths

  • David Wayne, American stage and screen actor (Andromeda Strain, Adam's Rib), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • J. William Fulbright, American senator from Arkansas, known for opposition to the Vietnam War), dies at 89