MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS OPENED
On October 7, 1976: The Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design opened to the public at its new location: 91st Street and 5th Avenue in Andrew Carnegie’s 1904 mansion, in the area now known as Museum Mile.
MEOW, MEOW, MEOW!
On October 7, 1982: Cats premiered on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre. The musical ran for over 7,000 performances.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JAMIE HECTOR
On October 7, 1975: Actor Jamie Hector was born in Brooklyn. He is most well known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on HBO’s The Wire.
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