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REPRESENTING IN THE CITY

On March 5, 1789: The United States House of Representatives held their first meeting at Federal Hall in lower Manhattan.

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WELL, HELLO AGAIN, BIRDIE

 On March 5, 1981: Bring Back Birdie, a sequel to Bye, Bye, Birdie, opened on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theater. Bringing back Birdie didn’t have much staying power as the show only ran for four performances.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: JOHN FRUSCIANTE

On March 5, 1970: The long-term guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Frusciante, was born in Queens.

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