On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Three Sisters" opens at Criterion Theater NYC

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47th Berlin International Film Festival: "The People vs. Larry Flynt" wins the Golden Bear

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt
  • Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope

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Joseph Stiglitz becomes Chief Economist of the World Bank

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Stiglitz

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Jackson Jr., son of Michael Jackson, born in Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Antonius "Ton" Lensink, Dutch actor (Rituelen), dies at 74
  • Mark Krasnosel'skii, Russian-Ukrainian mathematician (nonlinear functional analysis), dies at 76