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JOLTIN’ JOE MADE IT TO THE HOF

On January 26, 1955: Yankee great Joe DiMaggio was elected to the Hall of Fame.

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MUSIC OF THE NIGHT

On January 26, 1988: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera opened on Broadway at the Majestic after previews began earlier that month.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: WILLIAM HOPPER

On January 26, 1915: Actor William Hopper, known for his role on TV’s Perry Mason and his role in Rebel Without a Cause, was born in New York City.

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