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JOAN GOT MARRIED

On October 11, 2009: Actress Christina Hendricks married fellow actor Geoffrey Arend at the Il Buco restaurant in Manhattan. Hendricks is a native of Tennessee and is best known for her role as Joan Harris in the NYC-based television series Mad Men. Arend is a New York Native and is known for his work in the 2009 film (500) Days of Summer.


ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

On October 11, 1884: Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City. She was dubbed “First Lady of the World” by Harry Truman and was not only known for her role as the First Lady, but for her extensive work as a civil rights activist and human rights work across the country.

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JOAN CUSACK

On October 11, 1962: Actress Joan Cusack was born in New York City. She was nominated for Academy Awards for her work in the films Working Girl and In & Out. She also has appeared in numerous movies alongside her brother John Cusack, including classics such as Sixteen Candles and Say Anything…