LIFE ON STAGE
On October 20, 1977: David Mamet’s A Life in the Theater, starring Ellis Raab and Gerald Gutierrez, premiered at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City.
SUBWAY STATION WENT BOOM!
On October 20, 1988: A man, wired to explosives, killed himself in Harlem at the 125th Street subway station when the device detonated.
BORN ON THIS DAY: VIGGO MORTENSEN
On October 20, 1958: Actor Viggo Mortensen was born in New York City. Mortensen played Aragorn in epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings.
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