St. Valentine's Day Massacre

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

murder of seven members of a gang of bootleggers in Chicago (1929). [Am. Hist.: EB, VII: 797]
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In Chicago, we are familiar with the St. Valentine's Day massacre that killed seven in 1929.
Which city was the location of the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929?
Valentine's Day he gets swept into the events of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. He then finds himself caught between Chicago's two biggest gangsters - "Bugs" Moran and Al Capone - and the Feds.
In the process, he refutes numerous myths and misconceptions related to the Capone gang, other criminal groups, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, and gangland killings.
And the story then was all about Al Capone, the famous Chicago gangster nabbed not for his violence - the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was attributed to him - or for smuggling booze during Prohibition, but for tax evasion.
Ironically it was in a parking garage on North Clark Street that nine men associated with the Irish North Side Gang were lined up and gunned down in the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre of 1929.
Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, Some Like It Hot sees two Chicago musicians witness the St. Valentine's Day massacre and the only job to get them out of town is with an all-girl band heading to Florida.
(Surely the most brilliant Jewish use of Valentine's Day was Billy Wilder's harnessing of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre to kick off Some Like It Hot, a subversion of the comedic archetype not completed until we learn that, even when everyone lives happily every after, "Nobody's perfect." End aside.)
Beginning with the grisly St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929, Bootleg completely captures readers.
"You can bet that online criminals are aware of this too and will be tailoring part of their St. Valentine's Day Massacre to social networks and new media", Rik added.
Anyway, folks, now that my emotional scars have healed after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre of my flat, I found myself fancying another jacket potato when I clocked them on the menu at this week's restaurant.
Perhaps you've heard of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (SVDM).