THE BLACK BOTTOM BEGAN
On October 11, 1984: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom premiered on Broadway starring Charles S. Dutton and Theresa Merritt.
NEWLY WEDS AT IL BUCO
On October 11, 2009: Mad Men star Christina Hendricks married fellow actor Geoffrey Arend at Il Buco restaurant in New York City.
BORN ON THIS DAY: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
On October 11, 1884: Humanitarian and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was born at 56 West 37th Street in New York City.
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