IT STARTED AT THE DROP OF A HAT
On October 8, 1959: The Broadway musical At the Drop of a Hat opened at the John Golden Theatre.
ALL THESE SUGAR BABIES!
On October 8, 1979: The Broadway musical Sugar Babies opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. This musical starred New York native Mickey Rooney and ran for over 1,200 performances.
BORN ON THIS DAY: CORNELIUS CRANE “CHEVY” CHASE
On October 8, 1943: Cornelius Crane Chase, aka Chevy Chase, was born to a prominent family in lower Manhattan. The comedian, writer, and actor has had a legendary career and was one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live.
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