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By On This Day in NYC's History

BYE, BYE, BABY

 On December 8, 1949: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opened at the Ziegfeld Theater on Broadway for over 700 performances.

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Image courtesy of last.fm

EXTRA! EXTRA! (CAN’T) READ ALL ABOUT IT

On December 8, 1962: The 114-day newspaper strike began in New York City. At 2AM, members of the New York Typographical Union walked out from the Daily News, New York Journal American, The New York Times, and New York World-Telegram & Sun.

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Image courtesy of The Nation

BORN ON THIS DAY: INGRID MICHAELSON

On December 8, 1979: Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson was born in Staten Island.

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Image courtesy of last.fm

 

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