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OFF-OFF-OFF-BROADWAY

On December 6, 1732: The earliest play known to have been performed in North America by professional players was seen at the “New Theatre” in New York.

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DR. BROTHERS SAYS KNOCK YOU OUT

On December 6, 1955: Dr. Joyce Brothers became the second person and the only woman to win the top prize on the CBS game showย The $64,000 Question, which filmed in New York City, after answering questions about boxing. Her appearance on the game show helped launch her very successful TV career.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: JUDD APATOW

On December 6, 1967: Director and producer Judd Apatow was born in Flushing, Queens.

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