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By On This Day in NYC's History

GENOVESE SYNDROME

On March 13, 1964: Kitty Genovese of Brooklyn was murdered near her home and the railroad station in Kew Gardens, Queens, despite multiple alleged unresponsive witnesses to the crime. Her murder prompted a psychological study into this lack of action, later know as the “bystander effect,” or “Genovese syndrome,” as explained in the following clip:

ALL FOR ONE, Y’ALL

On March 13, 1928: Rudolf Friml’s original Broadway production of The Three Musketeers musical opened for a 318 performance run at the Lyric Theatre New York.

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Hulton Archive/ Getty Images

BORN ON THIS DAY: CHRISTOPHER COLLET

On March 13, 1968: Actor Christopher Collet, best known for his lead role in The Manhattan Project, was born in NYC.

 

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