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By On This Day in NYC's History


IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE!

On December 20, 1946: The epitome of classic Christmas films, It’s a Wonderful Life, was released in New York City.


THE DREAMS LIVE ON BROADWAY

On December 20, 1981: The musical Dreamgirls opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre for over 1,000 performances. The production took home six Tony awards against its thirteen nominations.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: DAVID DeJESUS

On December 20, 1979: Professional baseball player David DeJesus, who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Rays, was born in Brooklyn.

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