19 FTs LIKE IT WAS NOTHING
On November 17, 1981: New York Knicks center Bill Cartwright tied the NBA record previously set by St. Louis’ Bob Pettit by making 19 straight free throws in a game.
BROADWAY’S READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP
On November 17, 1994: Sunset Boulevard, a musical based on the 1950 film of the same title, premiered on Broadway at the Minskoff Theater.
BORN ON THIS DAY: MARTIN SCORSESE
On November 17, 1942: Director extraordinaire Martin Scorsese was born in Corona, Queens.
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