Spade Cooley bio

Birth Name: Donnell Clyde Cooley

Occupation: Country Singer

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1910

Date Of Death: November 23, 1969

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Spade Cooley was born on the 17th of December, 1910. He was famous for being a Country Singer. Country and western singer who released the 1945 single “Shame on You.” He was also found guilty of murdering his second wife.

Spade Cooley was born in Oklahoma. He was part Cherokee and attended the Chemawa Indian School in Oklahoma before moving to California in 1930. He also worked as an actor and appeared in thirty-eight Western films.

Spade Cooley was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Spade Cooley was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Donnell Clyde Cooley is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Spade’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Spade Cooley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Spade Cooley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Spade Cooley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Spade Cooley was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Donnell Clyde Cooley
NICKNAME: King of Western Swing
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Spade Cooley was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Spade Cooley was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Spade Cooley had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Spade Cooley’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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