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By On This Day in NYC's History


BORN ON THIS DAY: KERRY WASHINGTON 

On January 31, 1977: Actress Kerry Washington, known for her role as Olivia Pope on the hit ABC show Scandal, was born in the Bronx.

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GONE BANANAFISHIN’

On January 31, 1948: J.D. Salinger’s critically acclaimed short story, “A Perfect Day for Bananafish,” was originally published in The New Yorker.

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NEWS ON NEWMAN THE NEWSMAN

On January 31, 1984: New York native Edwin Newman retired from NBC News after a career spanning 35 years.  Newman specialized in breaking news and, in 1963, he made the first announcement on NBC radio of President John F. Kennedy’s death.

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