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L'Oceanogràfic is opend

L'Oceanogràfic was opened in Valencia, Spain was designed by Félix Candela, Alberto Domingo, and Carlos Lázaro. There are 45000 animals of 500 species on a surface of around 110000 square meters, making it the largest complex of this type in Europe. The whole park is divided into ten areas, reflecting different habitats.

"Grease" opens in New York

The new production, directed by Tom Moore and choreographed by Patricia Birch opened Off-Broadway at the Eden Theatre in downtown Manhattan. Though Grease opened geographically off-Broadway, it did so under first-class Broadway contracts. The show was deemed eligible for the Tony Awards, receiving seven Tony Award nominations.

Oscar Wilde's "Importance of Being Earnest," opens in London

The Importance of Being Earnest was first performed at the St James's Theatre on Valentine's Day in London. The play was quite a success, being praised for its humor, even though reviews pointed at its lack of social messages. However, Marquess of Queensberry was refused admission which later led to feud in court.

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