On This Day

Events in Film & Television in February 1997

  • Feb 5 Brook Lee from Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Feb 8 28th NAACP Image Awards: "A Time to Kill" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 9 11th American Comedy Award: Debbie Reynolds wins

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Feb 9 Fox cartoon series "The Simpsons" airs 167th episode; longest-running animated series in cartoon history

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson
Actor Hank Azaria
Actor
Hank Azaria
  • Feb 10 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

Film release premierBerlin Film Festival

Feb 13 47th Berlin International Film Festival: "The People vs. Larry Flynt" wins the Golden Bear

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt

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Feb 23 NBC TV shows "Schindler's List" completely uncensored, 65M watch

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
Cinematographer
Janusz Kamiński
  • Feb 28 The North Hollywood shootout takes place.