Monthly Archives: "August 2013"

THE FIGHT IN FOREST HILLS FOR THE DAVIS CUP On August 31, 1959: The final match of the 48th Davis Cup took place at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. Team USA took on Australia...

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We’re reading… The First Affair by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus We can’t put down the dynamic duo’s new novel that highlights the dangerous allure of power, sex and politics in which NYC plays the role...

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TALK ABOUT FAST PITCH On August 30, 1939: New York Yankee Atley Donald pitched a baseball at a record 94.7 mph. Donald, nicknamed “Swampy”, played for the Yanks until he retired from the game in 1945....

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“Ladies, here’s a hint. If you’re up against a girl with big boobs, bring her to the net and make her hit backhand volleys. That’s the hardest shot for the well-endowed.” – Billie Jean King...

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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED THEN IT WAS OVER On August 29, 1964: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum closed after 964 performances and eight previews. The musical was written by Stephen Sondheim...

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