We take a look at some of the events that occurred on March 14th.
Today In …
- The cotton gin was patented by Eli Whitney.
- War Bonds were issued in the U.S. for the first time.
- The “Ten Most Wanted” list was introduced by the F.B.I.
- Jack Ruby was found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy.
- The body of John F. Kennedy was permanently moved to its present location in Arlington Cemetery.
- The Birmingham Six were freed after spending sixteen years in prison for bombing a pub. The court ultimately decided that the evidence had been false.
Sharing A Birthday Today…
the Prince of Monaco was born in 1958.
the popular photographer was born in 1923.
who starred in the 2005 remake “King Kong” and “Flags of Our Fathers” was born in 1986.
the Academy Award winning actor of such films as “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Quills” was born in 1933.
the actor/comedian who starred in “When Harry Met Sally” and “City Slickers” was born in 1947.
the renowned disc jockey was born in 1950.
the actress from TV’s “The Shield” was born in 1965.
the world renowned physicist was born in 1879.
one of the co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream was born in 1951.
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the actress who has starred on several TV shows including “24” was born in 1961.
the music mogul was born in 1933.
best known for his work on the TV series “Dallas” was born in 1946.
the creator of the comic strip “Dennis the Menace” was born in 1920.
the actor who appeared in “American Pie” and “We Were Soldiers” was born in 1979.
the man behind the camera of “Air Force One”, “The Perfect Storm” and “Troy” was born in 1941.
the legendary race car driver was born in 1914.
who appeared on TV’s “The Cosby Show” and “Moesha” was born in 1976.
one-third of the musical group Hanson was born in 1983.
We Said Goodbye To…
the man behind the camera of such films as “The Gang’s All Here” passed away in 1976 at the age of 80.
the founder of Eastman Kodak passed away in 1932 at the age of 77.
the actress who starred in “I’ll Cry Tomorrow” passed away in 1975 at the age of 57.
theorists and author of the “Communist Manifesto” passed away in 1883 at the age of 64.
the creator of the cartoon “Blondie” passed away in 1973 at the age of 72.
Top Of The Charts On This Day In…
- On The Country Charts – “The Fightin' Side Of Me” by Merle Haggard
- “Jacob’s Ladder” by Huey Lewis and the News
- On The Country Charts – “Straight Tequila Night” by John Anderson
- “Getting’ Jiggy With It” by Will Smith
TV Moments In…
- The last episode of the “Batman” series starring Adam West and Burt Ward aired.
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