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Old 01-08-2005, 08:28 PM   #253
Steve M.
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On yesterday's date, January 7 -

1955: Marian Anderson made her Metropolitan Opera debut in New York in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera."

1996: A ferocious blizzard crippled the northeastern United States, which most likely prompted several East Coast radio stations to play "California Dreamin'" by the Mamas and the Papas. Meanwhile, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary, stuck on an Amtrak train with several other passengers, entertained them with some songs he played on his guitar.
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