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“AND THAT’S THE WAY IT IS” On April 16, 1962: Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man in America,” became the anchor of CBS Evening News, where he remained for 19 years. Cronkite reported on many notable and...

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Felipe Lopez

March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Felipe Lopez

Coming over from the Dominican Republic at the age of 14, Felipe Lopez quickly created a buzz around New York City with his exciting brand of basketball — one that earned him the title “Spanish...

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BERNADETTE PETERS On February 28, 1948: Actress and singer Bernadette Peters was born in Queens. She is among Broadway’s most critically acclaimed stars, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards and winning two. She has also won...

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JOAKIM NOAH On February 25, 1985: Basketball player Joakim Noah was born in New York City. Noah played basketball for the University of Florida, where he won back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007. Today, he plays center...

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NYSE’S VERY FIRST HQ On January 4, 1865: The New York Stock Exchange opened its first permanent HQ at 10-12 Broad Street. The New York Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in the world, and...

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