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January 14th History

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January 14th In Pop Culture History

1690 - The Clarinet was invented in Nurnberg, Germany

1794 - Elizabeth Hog Bennett became the first woman in the US to successfully give birth to a child by a Cesarean section. Her husband, Dr. Jesse Bennett performed the operation.

1878 - U.S. Supreme Court rules that race separation on trains is unconstitutional

1914 - Henry Ford opened his assembly-line Model-T factory

1950 - #1 Hit January 14, 1950 - February 10, 1950: The Andrews Sisters - I Can Dream, Can't I

1952 - NBC's Today Show debuted.

1954 - NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio married actress Marilyn Monroe.

1954 - The Hudson Motor Car Company merged with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.

1956 - #1 Hit January 14, 1956 - February 17, 1956: Dean Martin - Memories Are Made Of This

1967 - The Summer of Love took place, starting at San Francisco's 'The Human Be-In.'

January 14, 1972 (fiction) Liberty 1 went through a Hasslein Curve, Planet of the Apes, Film

1972 - NBC's Sanford and Son debuted.

1973 - The Miami Dolphins complete the first undefeated season by winning Superbowl VII.

1973 - Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii Special, was seen by over 1 billion viewers. Since it was on the same day as Superbowl VII, it was shown later (April 3, 1973) in the US

1978 - #1 Hit January 14, 1978 - February 3, 1978: Player - Baby Come Back

1978 - Fantasy Island premiered on CBS

January 14, 1981 Birthday (fictional) Cordelia Chase, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, TV

1981 - FCC ended limitation on TV commercials.

1989 - #1 Hit January 14, 1989 - January 20, 1989: Bobby Brown - My Prerogative

1990 - The Simpsons premiered on Fox.

1999 - Broadway Show - Fosse (Dance Musical) January 14, 1999

2000 - My Dog Skip debuted in theaters.

2005 - Coach Carter & Elektra debuted in theaters.

2006 - #1 Hit January 14, 2006 - January 20, 2006: D4L - Laffy Taffy

2011 - The Green Hornet debuted in theaters.

January 14th
Celebrity Birthdays

3 Kinds of People...

Mark Antony (83 BC, d.30 BC)
Pauline Beersman (1871)
Albert Schweitzer (1875)
Helen Flint (1898)
Bebe Daniels (1901)
Veronica Turleigh (1903)
William Bendix (1906)
Carl Esmond (1908)
Ruggiero de Rudolpho Columbo (1908)
Joseph Walton Losey (1909)
Harold Russell (1914)
Mark Goodson (1915)
Andy Rooney (1919)
Guy Williams (1924, d.1989)
Louis Quilico (1925, d.2000)
Frank Aletter (1926)
Tom Tryon (1926)
Warren Mitchell (1926)
Aleksander Petrovic (1929)
Billy Walker (1929)
Caterina Valente (1932)
Harriett Andersson (1932)
Stan Brakhage (1933, d.2003)
Richard Briers (1934, d.2013)
Clarence Carter (1936)
Billie Jo Spears (1937)
Allen Toussaint (1938)
Jack Jones (1938)
Marjoe Gortner (1941)
Faye Dunaway (1941)
Holland Taylor (1943)
Jose Luis Rodriguez (1943)
Ronald Hunter (1943)
T Bone Burnett (1948)
Carl Weathers (1948)
Tim Harris (1948)
Christine Belford (1949)
Lawrence Kasban (1949)
Paul Chubb (1949, d.2002)
William Risrook (1951)
Ben Heppner (1956)
Suzanne Danielle (1957)
Carl Chas Smash Smyth (1959)
Geoff Tate (1959)
Susan Smith (1959)
Mike Tramp (1961)
Patrica Morrison (1962)
Steven Soderbergh (1963)
Mark Addy (1964)
Shepard Smith (1964)
Desiree Norbusch (1965)
Jemma Redgrave (1965)
Daniel J Schneider (1966)
Emily Watson (1967)
Tom Rhodes (1967)
Kerri Green (1967)
Saskia Wickham (1967)
Zakk Wylde (1967)
LL Cool J (1967)
Dave Grohl (1969)
Jason Kent Bateman (1969)
Kevin Durand (1974)
Just Blaze (1978)
John Reuben (1979)
Karen Elson (1979)
Angela Lidvall (1979)
Pitbull (1981)
Trieste Kelly Dunn (1981)
Caleb Followill (1982)
Gary Brolsma (1986)
Jordy (1988)
Mikalah Gordon (1988)
Jack P Shepherd (1988)
Samir Patel (1994)
Jolie Vanier (1998)

1. The ones who learn by reading.
2. The ones who learn by observation.
3. The ones who have to touch the fire to learn it’s hot.

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