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EX-GI BECAME BLONDE BEAUTY

On December 1, 1952: The New York Daily News reported about Christine Jorgenson, the first notable case of sexual reassignment surgery. The story was front page news under the headline, “Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty.”

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I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN

On December 1, 1968: Promises, Promises opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theater for 1,282 performances.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: CAROL ALT

On December 1,  1960: Model Carol Alt was born in Flushing, Queens.

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