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By On This Day in NYC's History

LEAVE THE GUN…

On March 15, 1972: Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece, The Godfather which was based off of Mario Puzo’s novel and starred Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, premiered in New York City.

THE RAIN IN SPAIN STAYS MAINLY IN THE PLAIN

On March 15, 1956: My Fair Lady opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theater for more than 2,700 performances.

BORN ON THIS DAY: RUTH BADER GINSBURG

On March 15th, 1933: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn. Ginsburg was the first Jewish female to serve on the Supreme Court, and is only the second woman to ever be appointed to the Supreme Court.

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