The List: February

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2 February:
Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds released 2018

4 February:
Sri Lanka – Independence Day 1948

5 February:
Everything But the Girl – The Language of Life released 1990
National Lampoon’s Loaded Weapon released 1993

6 February:
New Zealand – Waitangi Day 1840
Simple Minds – Sparkle in the Rain released 1984

7 February:
Grenada – Independence Day 1974
Simple Minds – Good News From the Next World released 1995

11 February:
Japan – National Foundation Day 660BC
Vatican City 1929
Iran – Victory of Islamic Rev 1979
Duran Duran – The Wedding Album released 1993

14 February:
Vangelis – 1492 Conquest of Paradise released 1992
Te Papa Museum Wellington opens 1998
Music and Lyrics movie opens in the States 2007

15 February:
Serbia – Statehood Day 1835
Hugh Padgham b. 1955
The Breakfast Club opens in the US 1985

16 February:
Lithuania – Re-establishment Day 1918
Andy Taylor b. 1961
Laura Groves – Committed Language released 2015

17 February:
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt b. 1981
Kosovo – Independence Day 2008
Tim Bowness – Lost in the Ghostlight released 2017

18 February:
Gambia – Independence Day 1965

19 February:
Joni Mitchell – Night Ride Home released 1991

22 February:
Saint Lucia – Independence Day 1979
OMD released 1980
Saint Etienne – So Tough released 1993

23 February:
Howard Jones b. 1955
David Sylvian b. 1958
Guyana – Declaration of Republic 1970
Brunei – National Day 1984

24 February:
Estonia – Independence Day 1918
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie opens in the UK 2012

25 February:
Kuwait – National Day 1961
Mark Rothko d. 1970
Tears for Fears – Songs from the Big Chair released 1985
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Centre opens 2000
Ryuichi Sakamoto – CHASM released 2004
Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused to Sing released 2013
Mark Hollis d. 2019

26 February:
Spitting Image airs on UK TV 1984

27 February:
Dominican Republic – Independence Day 1844
Paul Humphreys b. 1960
Steven Wilson – Hand.Cannot.Erase released 2015

28 February:
Ian Stanley b. 1957