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By On This Day in NYC's History

WOULDN’T IT BE LOVERLY?

On September 29, 1962: My Fair Lady closed at the Broadway Theater after 2,717 performances. Audrey Hepburn appeared in the popular 1964 film version of the musical as Eliza Doolittle, and in the original Broadway production, it was Julie Andrews who played the role. The production had numerous revivals and won many Tony Awards in its lifetime.

ANDREW DICE CLAY

On September 29, 1957: Comedian Andrew Dice Clay was born in Brooklyn. Clay was the first comedian to ever sell out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row and he has since appeared in numerous films, including the critically acclaimed Woody Allen film, Blue Jasmine.

BASES LOADED & MATTINGLY’S UP AT BAT

On September 29, 1987: New York Yankee Don Mattingly hit his sixth grand slam of the season, setting a record. These six grand slams were the only ones of Mattingly’s 14-year career.

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