On This Day

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; first Daytona 500 pole sitter to win the race since Bill Elliott in 1987

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)