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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/29/23 – BLACK TUESDAY DAY!

“♫ It’s raining men! ♫” That phrase had a very different meaning on October 29, 1929, when it rained stockbroker suicides from the gleaming towers of Wall Street, making today  NATIONAL BLACK TUESDAY DAY! Can you say “naked  greed,” boys and girls? I knew that you could. One of the reasons the 1920’s were so

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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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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/28/23 – MEL BROOKS’ DAY!

He’s the guy who wears the most hats in the Comedy Industry, from The 2,000 Year Old Man to director, producer, composer, lyricist, actor and screenwriter, a skill set achieved only by Charlie Chaplin before him, and America’s most consistently hilarious comic mind. And he married Mrs.Robinson, Anne Bancroft. It’s only right that we wish this

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