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By On This Day in NYC's History


LUCK BE A LADY

On November 24, 1950: The musical Guys and Dolls premiered on Broadway at the 46th Street Theatre. The production ran for 1,200 performances and took home the Tony Award for Best Musical. Guys And Dolls eventually saw a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Vivian Blaine.

 

JOHN LINDSAY

On November 24, 1921: John Lindsay, the 103rd Mayor of New York City, was born on West End Avenue. After battling labor issues and political unrest during his term as mayor, Lindsay became a regular host on the daytime television series Good Morning America. 


LOLA GLAUDINI

On October 24, 1971: Lola Glaudini was born in Manhattan. Known for her potrayal of Federal Agent Deborah Ciccerone-Waldrup on HBO’s The Sopranos, Glaudini was also a regular character on the CBS series Criminal Minds as Ella Greenway.