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June 5, 1914 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Rose Hill, British stage and screen actress ('Allo 'Allo!; Nicholas Nickleby; Shot in the Dark), and lyric soprano (The Beggar's Opera), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • Stan Jones, American songwriter ("Ghost Riders in the Sky"), and actor (Rio Grande, The Sheriff of Cochise), born in Douglas, Arizona (d. 1963)
1914 in Music