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JANE FONDA

On December 21, 1937: Actress, activist, and fitness guru Jane Fonda was born in New York City. Fonda has appeared in numerous films over the years, including Nine to Five, Barbarella, Monster-in-law, and Fun with Dick and Jane. She has also appeared in various French films, including Jean-Luc Godard’s Tout va bien and Et si on vivait tous ensemble? 

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

On December 21, 1957: Actor-comedian Ray Romano was born in Queens. The star and source of inspiration for the iconic television serious Everybody Loves Raymond, Romano’s character from the show has appeared in numerous other TV series, including The Nanny and The King of Queens. 

 

SUBWAY BOMBING AT FULTON

On December 21, 1994: Edward Leary firebombed a crowded 4 train at Fulton Street, injuring more than 40 people. Six days prior, Leary firebombed a 3 train at 145th Street. Leary was sentenced to 94 years in prison for both attacks.

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