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The first on the scaffold

Born on this day in 1876 Baroness Gertrud von Le FortRead more »

“Yes, I am imperious”

Born on this day in 1924 soprano Leyla Gencer, represented after the jump singing music by Giuseppe Verdi, born on this day in 1813.  Read more »

Radio days

Born on this day in 1920 soprano Vivian Della ChiesaRead more »

Who was that lady?

On this day in 1979 Sugar Babies: The Burlesque Musical opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, to run 1208 performances.

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“The first day I arrived, they told me to go home and get rid of that cold”

Born on this day in 1917 actress June Allyson

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“If they had tried to give me only flowers, I would have spit in their faces”

Born on this day in 1887 soprano Maria Jeritza.

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“What are old friends for?”

Born on this day in 1923 actress Glynis Johns.

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“Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter”

Born on this day in 1895 actor, director, and producer Buster Keaton.

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“The unfed mind devours itself”

Born on this day in 1925 author Gore Vidal.

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Peazy weazy

Born on this day in 1890 comedian and author Groucho Marx

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