Bill Clinton becomes President of the United States after defeating George H.W. Bush for re-election. Source: www.history.com
Real LIFE In the Film President Bush, Sr. lost the Bill Murray’s character Phil is election because of the a weatherman who is stuck in economy. The economy a rut in his life. He hates his was in a recession, and job and feels depressed because he cannot change his deficit spending was out of life for the better. Like many control. Americans in the early 1990s. Source: http://filminsight.net/2009/10/14/Source: groundhog-day-how-will-you-choose- http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/p to-live/ residents/georgehwbush
In 1993, the Northeastern United States was hit with one of the worst blizzards in history: 21” of snow plus drifts! This link is a video from the weather channel in 1993: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44cHhoU0mwcSource: www.youtube.com and www.weather.com
Poor Phil waswrong in the filmwhen forecastingthat the blizzardthat was NOTgoing to hitPunxsutawney.The town and therest of theNortheast feltMother Nature’swrath.
Bill Murray was ahighly bankable actorat the time of themovie’s filming andrelease. Prior to“Groundhog Day”,Murray had enormousbox office successwith “Caddyshack” ,“Stripes”,“Ghostbusters I” and“II”, and “What AboutBob?”Source:www.imdb.com
Produced, Directed and Co-wrote “Groundhog Day” Wrote 4 of the AFI Top 100 Funniest Movies of All Time: “Ghostbusters” #28, “Groundhog Day” #34, “Animal House” #36, and “Caddyshack” #71. Specialized in Comedy
Screenwriter His screen credits include "Hear No Evil," "S.F.W.," and "Groundhog Day” Specialized in being very spiritual and Enlightment The British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and the Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year
Cinematographer Worked on such films as “Two-Lane Blacktop”, “The Late Show”, “3 Women”, “Winter Kills”, and “Days of Heaven”. Specialized in Artistic expression