On This Day

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Irish music and dance show "Riverdance" first opens in Dublin, Ireland with lead dancer Michael Flatley

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley
  • 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