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“You can disagree without being disagreeable”

On this day in 1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice.  Read more »

“Let them hate me, so long as they fear me”

Happy 71st birthday President Donald TrumpRead more »

Nobody knows where it really ends

On this day in 1956, the floperetta Shangri-La opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, to run a whopping 21 performances. Read more »

“Was this well done of your lady?”

On this day in 1963 Cleopatra premiered at New York’s Rivoli Theatre. 

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Miss Show Business

Born on this day in 1922 singer, actress and vaudevillian Judy Garland.

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Attending the op’ry, my box would be a bust

Born on this day in 1891 composer Cole Porter.

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A little story that should make you cry

Born on this day in 1921 actress Alexis Smith.

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Solitude gives birth to the original in us

Born on this day in 1875 writer Thomas Mann.

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“I can’t remember when I didn’t want to be an actress”

Born on this day in 1912 singer and Alice Faye.

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The kid stays in the picture

Happy 51st birthday mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli.

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