Monday 9 February 1914
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck and Gypsy Rose Lee.
The Squaw Man, directed by Dustin Farnum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
while The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1914 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Bill "Rhymes with Wreck" Veeck: Baseball club owner.
- Gypsy Rose Lee: Seattle, Washington -- Stripper (or 0109 or 0208).
- Max Manus: Resistance fighter.
- Ralph Herman: Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- Orchestra leader (Circus Time).
- Bill Justice in Ohio: USA; joined Disney studio 1937, animator, programmer, parade designer, Imagineer, designer of attrations at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo Disneyland, retired 1979, author of Justice for Disney (1992), named a Disney Legend 1996.
- Gypsy Lee: American world famous strip-tease artist, later appearing in film and TV. The author of mystery novels and memoirs in "Gypsy" in 1957. She was a hostess of her own TV talk show as well as burlesque, vaudeville and stage performances.
- Bill Justice: American animator and director (d. 2011)
- Chic Murray: Canadian politician 2nd Mayor of Mississauga (d. 1984)
- Ernest Tubb: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1984)
- Bill Veeck: American baseball executive (Born 1914)
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh You Million Dollar Doll - Peerless Quartet
- Underneath the Tango Moon - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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