Valentine's Day romance and a Ferris wheel ride
The Ferris Wheel at Chicago's Navy Pier.
From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Friday, Valentine’s day:
- In Washington, the Federal Reserve reports on Industrial Production for January.
- To benefit our feathered friends, the annual Great Backyard Bird Count begins.
- The man responsible for a very romantic amusement park ride was born on February 14th, 1859. American engineer George Washington Gale Ferris — inventor of the Ferris Wheel of course.
- Lovely lady Mrs. Brady has a birthday. Actress and recent “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Florence Henderson turns 80.
Featured in: Marketplace for Thursday, February 13, 2014