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By On This Day in NYC's History

LIGHTS OUT

On May 18th, 1942: The city instated a “dim-out” policy requiring that all unnecessary lights be turned off during the night, including stadium lights, putting an end to all baseball night-games until the end of World War II.

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MOVING THE U.N.

On May 18th, 1951: The United Nations relocated its headquarters to New York City.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: CANDICE AZZARA

On May 18th, 1947:  Stage, television, and film actress Candice Azzara was born. Azzara performed in the Broadway plays Lovers and Other Strangers,  Any Wednesday, and The Moon is Blue. She was featured in the movies Oceans Twelve, In Her Shoes, and Catch Me if You Can. Happy 68th birthday Candice!

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