Monthly Archives: "September 2017"

SUPERMAN On September 25, 1952: Actor Christopher Reeve was born in NYC. He is most known for his role as Superman on the big screen, which spawned multiple sequels and remakes. A lesser known fact...

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September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments On This Day in NYC’s History: Oh! Calcutta!

OH! CALCUTTA! On September 24, 1976: The musical Oh! Calcutta! opened on Broadway at the Edison Theatre and ran for almost 6,000 performances. The play closed on August 6, 1989 and is among the longest running...

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MICKEY ROONEY On September 23, 1920: Mickey Rooney was born in Brooklyn. Rooney began performing vaudeville at 17-months-old and sustained a successful career spanning over 90 years. Appearing in a huge range of...

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IF I WERE A RICH MAN On September 22, 1964: Fiddler on the Roof opened at the Imperial Theater on Broadway. The iconic musical ran for over 3,000 performances, making it the longest-running...

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IT’S NOT UNUSUAL On September 21, 1971: Alfonso Ribeiro was born in the Riverdale section of The Bronx. Best known for his role as the lovable Carlton Banks on the long-running television series The...

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