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THE STATE OF THIS UNION

On January 8, 1790: George Washington delivered the first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in the then capitol, New York.

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WE’RE IN THE MONEY

On January 8, 1989: David Merrick’s long-running smash hit 42nd Street closed at the St. James Theater on 44th Street after nearly 3,500 performances.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: GABY HOFFMANN

On January 8, 1982: Actress Gaby Hoffmann was born in New York City. Hoffman, who has been acting since the age of 4, lived at the Hotel Chelsea with her mother during her childhood until 1993.

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