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October 14th In Pop Culture History

1926 - Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne, was first published.

1881 - Eyemouth Windstorm Disaster, Scotland

1908 - The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers, 20, winning the World Series.

1912 - Former President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt, was shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank. With the fresh wound and bullet in his chest, Roosevelt still gave his scheduled speech.

1947 - Captain Chuck Yeager flew a Bell X-1 rocket-powered (and experimental) aircraft, the Glamorous Glennis, faster than the speed of sound over the high desert of Southern California.

Broadway Show - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Musical) October 14, 1961

1964 - Martin Luther King, Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for striving to end racial inequality through non-violence.

October 14, 1970 Birthday (fictional) Liz Lemon, Parks and Recreation, TV

1972 - #1 Hit October 14, 1972 - October 20, 1972: Michael Jackson - Ben

1972 - Kung Fu premiered on ABC

1982 - President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the War on Drugs.

1994 - Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the Foreign Minister of Israel, Shimon Peres, receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the establishment of the Oslo Accords.

October 14, 1999 - Mark Harmon said the phrase "sh*t happens" on NBC's Chicago Hope.

2000 - #1 Hit October 14, 2000 - November 10, 2000: Christina Aguilera - Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)

2003 - The 'Steve Bartman Incident' occurred during a Major League Baseball (MLB) in the eighth inning of Game 6 of the National League Championship Series game played between the Chicago Cubs and the Florida Marlins. Chicago lost.

October 14, 2005 - Twitches aired on The Disney Channel

2007 - Keeping Up with the Kardashians premiered on E!

October 14, 2011 - Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S were released

October 14, 2489 Birthday (fictional) Inara Serra, Firefly, TV

October 14th Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies...

Ralph Lauren (1938)
Cliff Richard (1940)
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890)
Roger Moore (1928)
E.E. Cummings (1894)
Natalie Maines (1974)
Lillian Gish (1893)
When they are alone, all foreigners prefer to speak English to each other.


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