IT CERTAINLY WAS LOVERLY
On September 29, 1962: My Fair Lady closed at the Broadway Theater after 2,717 performances. At the time, the Broadway production set a record as the longest running musical theater production in history. Below, see Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in the popular 1964 film version of the musical (with vocals by Marni Nixon).
BASES LOADED & MATTINGLY’S UP AT BAT
On September 29, 1987: New York Yankee Don Mattingly hit his sixth grand slam of the season, setting a record. These six grand slams were the only grand slams of Mattingly’s 14-year career.
BORN ON THIS DAY: ANDREW DICE CLAY
On September 29, 1957: Controversial comedian Andrew Dice Clay was born in Brooklyn. Clay was the first comedian to ever sell out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row.
Featured image courtesy of Andrew Dice Clay Official