LIFE IS A BANQUET…
On January 3, 1970: The musical Mame, originally starring Angela Lansberry and Beatrice Arthur, closed on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre after over 1,500 performances.
SOLD FOR 12 MILLION SMACKAROOS
On January 3, 1973: George Steinbrenner led a group of investors in buying the New York Yankees from CBS for $12 million.
BORN ON THIS DAY: KEVIN WARE
On January 3, 1993: College basketball player Kevin Ware, who plays for the Louisville Cardinals and gained media attention when he broke his leg in 2013, was born in the Bronx.
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