MAGAZINE’S FIRST ISSUE ON THIS DATE IN 1925

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The New Yorker is a magazine of commentary, criticism, essays, fiction,
satire, cartoons and poetry. It was founded by Harold Ross and his wife,
Jane Grant, a New York Times reporter. The New Yorker started as a
weekly and is now published 47 times per year, with five of these issues
covering two-week spans. The magazine has a wide audience outside of
New York. 
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FIRST TIMES SQUARE CELEBRATION ON THIS DATE IN 1904

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This is Times Square in New York City, the site of the annual New
Year’s
Eve ball drop since 1907. It replaced an extravagant fireworks
display from the top of the Times Building that was held from 1904
 
until it was outlawed by city officials in 1906.

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In 1904 The New York Times moved operations to a new skyscraper,
center above, at what was then called, Longacre Square on 42nd St.

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THE ‘’SCREAM QUEEN’’ IS 52 TODAY

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Halloween
 

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Actress and author, Jamie Lee Curtis is best known
for her starring roles in many horror films such as
John Carpenter’s “Halloween”,1978 and “The Fog”
made in 1980. Jamie won a Golden Globe for her
supporting role in James Cameron’s 1994 film
”True Lies” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Jamie’s work today covers many Genres and she
has a book on the New York Times best-seller list.
Her parents were actor Tony Curtis and actress
Janet Leigh, shown below.

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