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Performing Artists
1901 Marlene Dietrich (German Actress, Singer) Marlene Dietrich Actors Popular Musicians Film
1906 Oscar Levant (Pennsylvania-born Pianist, Actor, Author) Pennsylvania Performing Artists American Performing Artists Actors Film American Authors Biography.com
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1892 In North Carolina, Livingstone Plays Biddle in the First Football Game Between Two Traditionally African-American Colleges North Carolina Education Education Football Historic Firsts African-American Heritage Livingstone College African-Ameerican Heritage
1927 The Musical Show Boat Opens on Broadway New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database History Channel
1932 New York City's Radio City Music Hall Opens to the Public Radio City Music Hall Music Architecture Historic Firsts Library of Congress History Channel
1939 The Glen Miller Show Debuts on CBS Radio Glen Miller Radio Popular Music Historic Firsts History Channel
1955 The NAACP Awards Its Annual Spingarn Medal to Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson Baseball Hall of Fame NACCP African-American Heritage University of Georgia
1966 "The Theme From Star Trek" Words by Gene Roddenberry, Is Registered With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Gene Roddenberr Popular Music Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights USPTO
1970 ''Hello, Dolly!'' Closes on Broadway After a 6-year Run of 2,844 Performances. New York City American Musicals Plays Internet Broadway Database New York Times
1991 Filmed Principally in Fayetteville, Georgia, the Film "Fried Green Tomatoes" Is Released to Theaters Nationwide Fayetteville, Georgia Film Internet Movie Database University of Georgia

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