SHOELESS JOE FROM HANNIBAL, MO!
On October 19, 1957: The Broadway hit musical Damn Yankees closed after 1,019 performances. Below, enjoy a clip from the 1958 film adaptation:
ISN’T IT DE-LOVELY?
On October 19, 1987: The Broadway revival of Anything Goes opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in Lincoln Center. The revival ran for nearly 800 performances.
BORN ON THIS DAY: PRAS
On October 19, 1972: Rapper, actor, producer, and one of the founding members of the Fugees, Pras was born in Brooklyn. Happy birthday to man who brought us “Ghetto Superstar”!
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