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THE OLD LION IS DEAD

On January 6, 1919: The only New York City native to ever become president, Teddy Roosevelt, died at his home in Cove Neck, Long Island.

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On January 6, 1960: Oliver!, based on Dickens’ Oliver Twist, premiered on Broadway at the Imperial Theater. The production ran for over 700 performances.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: JULIE CHEN

On January 6, 1970: Host, news anchor and producer Julie Chen was born in Queens.

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