Monthly Archives: "September 2017"

FRAN DRESCHER On September 30, 1957: Actress Fran Drescher was born in Queens. She is most know for her role as Fran in the TV sitcom The Nanny. Drescher’s big break was in Saturday Night...

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WOULDN’T IT BE LOVERLY? On September 29, 1962: The Broadway play My Fair Lady closed at the Broadway Theater after 2,717 performances. Audrey Hepburn appeared in the popular 1964 film version of the musical as...

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WHEN JOHN LENNON COULD BE HEARD ON THE AIR On September 28, 1974: John Lennon appeared as a guest DJ on New York’s WNEW radio station. After reading aloud the weather report, Lennon...

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HEAVYWEIGHTS AT YANKEE STADIUM On September 27, 1950: Reigning heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles outpointed his idol, former heavyweight champ Joe Louis, during a match at Yankee Stadium. After his win, Charles was widely...

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THE SHARKS AND THE JETS On September 26, 1957: The Broadway musical West Side Story opened at the Winter Garden Theatre. It was nominated for and won numerous Tony awards. The musical was written by...

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