On this day: February 14

Published On: Feb 13 2013 10:55:37 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 14 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Saint Valentine dies a martyr, President Polk has his picture snapped, Al Capone sends his foes a violent Valentine's Day message, and Jackie Kennedy invites TV viewers inside the White House, all on this day.

OTD February 14 - Grease
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1972: The 1950s tribute musical "Grease" opens off-Broadway at New York City's Eden Theatre, featuring Barry Bostwick and Adrienne Barbeau. The play would prove to be an instant hit, moving to Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre for a record 3,388 performances and spawning one of the most popular movies of all time.

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