Events in Film & Television in February 1986

  • Feb 2 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances

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Feb 5 Corazon Aquino & Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline"

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos

Film release premierFilm Premier

Feb 8 The crime film "A Better Tomorrow", starring Yun Fat Chow, premieres in Hong Kong

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Feb 18 Anti-smoking ad airs for 1st time on TV, featuring Yul Brynner: he died of smoking-induced lung cancer on 10th October 1985

  • Feb 27 The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis