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A girl like I

carol-channingOn this day in 1949 the Jule Styne musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opened on Broadway.

On this day in 1849 Verdi’s Luisa Miller premiered in Naples.

Born on this day in 1865 composer Jean Sibelius.

Born on this day in 1877 conductor Emil Cooper.

Born on this day in 1890 composer Bohuslav Martinu.

Born on this day in 1903 soprano Irene Eisinger.

Born on this day in 1920 baritone Gérard Souzay.

Born on this day in 1925 entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.

Happy 69th birthday tenor Yury Marusin.

On this day in 1991 the Arthur LaurentsCharles StrouseRichard Maltby Jr bomb Nick and Nora opened on Broadway and closed after nine performances.