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By On This Day in NYC's History

UNDER THE HUDSON

On November 13, 1927: The Holland Tunnel opened to traffic, becoming the first Hudson River vehicle tunnel linking New Jersey to NYC.

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Image courtesy of NJ.com

CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT?

On November 13, 1997: The Lion King officially opened on Broadway. The musical is one of the longest running shows in Broadway history, and has grossed over $853.8 million.

Image courtesy of The Disney Blog

Image courtesy of The Disney Blog

BORN ON THIS DAY: WHOOPI GOLDBERG

On November 13, 1955: Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson in Manhattan. She is one of the few actors to be an EGOT winner, winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, & Tony.

Image courtesy of The Guardian

Image courtesy of The Guardian

 

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