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HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH CAME

On September 16, 1948: The Broadway musical Heaven on Earth opened at the New Century Theatre. The musical was written by Barry Trivers with music by Jay Gorney.

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CHANNEL 13 WENT LIVE IN NYC

On September 16, 1962: New Dimensions in Television (WNDT) began broadcast in New York City on channel 13. WNDT gave NYC its first educational station. Today, we know WNDT as 13 WNET New York.


BORN ON THIS DAY: LAUREN BACALL

On September 16, 1924:ย Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske in Bronx, New York City. Bacall has a trademark move called “The Look.” She would press her chin against her chest and face the camera with her eyes tilted upward. Originally, “The Look” was done to calm her nerves.

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