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By On This Day in NYC's History




AN ICONIC BRAND MOVES TO AN ICONIC BUILDING

On April 13, 2015: As part of their 140th anniversary celebration, esteemed watchmaker brand Bulova moved its headquarters to the iconic Empire State Building. The move brought Bulova back to its Manhattan roots — the company was originally located on Maiden Lane, which at the time was the nucleus of the City’s jewelry industry.

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GREASED LIGHTNIN’

On April 13, 1980: The original production of Grease ended its Broadway run after 3,388 performances and seven Tony Award nominations. The musical continued on with multiple revivals and a movie adaptation starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.





A SON IS BORN

On April 13, 1950: Golden Globe-winning actor Ron Perlman was born in Washington Heights. Perlman is best known for his role as Clay on the popular FX series Sons of Anarchy.



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