Monthly Archives: "November 2017"

MARTIN SCORSESE On November 17, 1942: Director extraordinaire Martin Scorsese was born in Corona, Queens. An incredibly prolific and now legendary filmmaker, Scorsese has won numerous awards and has directed many the American classic,...

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THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC On November 16, 1959: The Sound of Music premiered on Broadway at the Lunt Fontanne Theater. The classic and beloved production ran for nearly 1,500...

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OL’ DIRTY BASTARD On November 15, 1968: Rapper and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard (or ODB) was born Russell Tyrone Jones in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. ODB’s career was launched with...

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November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments On This Day in NYC’s History: Rev Run is Born

REV RUN On November 14, 1964: Hip hop artist and practicing minister Joseph Simmons, also known as Rev Run, was born in Hollis, Queens. Aside from his popularity within the music realm through...

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WHOOPI GOLDBERG On November 13, 1955: Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in Manhattan. She is one of the few actors to be an EGOT winner, winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, & Tony. Having appeared...

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