On This Day

February 1999 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 10 49th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Thin Red Line" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 14 30th NAACP Image Awards: "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 23 British TV drama "Queer as Folk" written by Russell T. Davies, starring Aidan Gillen, Craig Kelly and Charlie Hunnam premieres on Channel 4

Music awardsGrammy Awards

Feb 24 41st Grammy Awards: My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From Titanic), Lauryn Hill wins

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
  • Feb 26 15th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 24 Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan (29) weds actress Kajol Mukherjee (24) on a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony in Juhu, Varsha

Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan
Actor & Bollywood Star
Ajay Devgan

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 3 Actress Angelina Jolie (23) divorces actor Jonny Lee Miller (26) after 3 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Barış Manço, Turkish singer, composer, television producer and celebrity, dies at 56
  • Feb 7 Robert "Bobby" Troup, American jazz pianist and actor (Emergency, Acapulco), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Feb 9 Bryan Mosley, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Feb 17 Shirley Stoler, American actress (The Honeymoon Killers, Seven Beauties), dies at 69
  • Feb 18 Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (Sanford & Son, Bob Newhart), dies at 66
  • Feb 20 Gene Siskel, American film critic (b. 1946)