JULIET AND HER NURSE WAS SOLD FOR $6.4 MILLION
On May 29th, 1980: J.M.W. Turner’s paining, Juliet and Her Nurse sold for $6.4 million. At the time, that was highest price a painting was ever sold for.
THE PICNIC ENDED
On May 29th, 1994: The musical, Picnic, closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances. It originally premiered in 1953, and has been revived many times.
BORN ON THIS DAY: KEVIN CONWAY
On May 29th, 1942: Actor Kevin Conway was born. Conway has appeared in a number of off-Broadway productions that include One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Elephant Man, Other People’s Money, and When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder? He has starred in films such as The Quick and the Dead, Mercury Rising, and Invincible.
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