What Happened on February 14, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 30th NAACP Image Awards: "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 41st Daytona 500: Jeff Gordon wins (161.551 MPH)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Singer Prince (Rogers Nelson) (40) divorces belly dancer Mayte Garcia (25) after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), dies at 65
  • John Ehrlichman, American presidential advisor (b. 1925)