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By On This Day in NYC's History

GREASED LIGHTNIN’

On April 13, 1980: The original production of Grease ended its Broadway run after 3,388 performances and seven Tony Award nominations. The musical continued on with multiple revivals, and the movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John was made.

A SON IS BORN

On April 13, 1950: Golden Globe winning actor, Ron Perlman was born in Washington Heights. Perlman is best known for is role as Clay on the popular FX series, Sons of Anarchy.

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