On This Day

February 1998 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 11 48th Berlin International Film Festival: "Central Station" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 14 29th NAACP Image Awards: "Soul Food" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 20 US movie box office hits quickest $1 billion for year (51 days)
  • Feb 27 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 14 Arpad Flynn Busson, son of model Elle MacPherson, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 25 Brendon Baerg, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 14 Golden Globe Award-winning actress Sharon Stone (40) weds San Francisco Examiner executive editor Phil Bronstein (47) in Beverly Hills, California
  • Feb 20 The warrior monk "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine (61) weds actress Marina Benjamin (45) on the Laramie Street on the back lot of Warner Bros. Studio

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 28 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (31) divorces Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (35) after 3 years of marriage

Actress Pamela Anderson
Actress
Pamela Anderson
Rock Star and Drummer Tommy Lee
Rock Star and Drummer
Tommy Lee

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 18 Harry Caray, American Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster (Chicago Cubs), dies of heart attack complications at 83
  • Feb 23 Philip Abbott, American character actor (The FBI, Sweet Bird of Youth), dies at 73
  • Feb 24 Henny Youngman, American comedian and violinist (Take my wife ... please), dies at 91
  • Feb 26 J T Walsh, actor (Good Morning Vietnam), dies at 54
  • Feb 27 J. T. Walsh, American actor (b. 1943)
  • Feb 28 Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), dies of a heart attack at 45