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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/8/23 – ZIEGFELD FOLLIES DAY!

Florenz Ziegfeld staged his first one on the Roof Theater called Jardin de Paris on Broadway on July 8, 1907, beginning a 30-year run and making today NATIONAL ZIEGFELD FOLLIES DAY!  Inspired by Paris’ Follies Bergere, showman Florence Ziegfeld conceived and produced lavish revues featuring dozens of beautiful dancers and chorus girls (the legendary Ziegfeld […]

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TODAYS NATIONAL DAY, 7/7/23 – SLICED BREAD DAY!

When it comes to Greatest Things, the Gold Standard against which they are measured is the accomplishment of one Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa. Yes, that Otto Rohwedder, the guy whose invention we celebrate on NATIONAL SLICED BREAD DAY! Before July 7, 1928, great things may have happened, but not Greatest Things. The phrase

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