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Clinton's "The President Is Missing" is published

The President Is Missing is a political thriller novel by former US President Bill Clinton and novelist James Patterson. The book begins with US President Jonathan Lincoln Duncan rehearsing a potential testimony with a House of Representatives select committee. It is Clinton's first novel. A television adaptation is being developed by Showtime.

Sunset Boulevard wins Best Musical

The 49th Annual Tony Awards was held at the Minskoff Theatre and broadcast by CBS. Hosts were Glenn Close, Gregory Hines, and Nathan Lane. The award for Best Play was received by Love! Valour! Compassion!. Presenters included Maria Conchita Alonso, Lauren Bacall, and Alec Baldwin.

43rd Tony Awards

The 43rd Annual Tony Awards, which honor achievement in the Broadway theatre was held at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and broadcast by CBS television. The hostess was Angela Lansbury. The Heidi Chronicles won an award for Best Play. There were no nominations for Best Book of a Musical as well as Best Score of a Musical.

"Cabaret" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 262 performances

Cabaret is a musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff, based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera. The revival closed at the Imperial Theatre. Joel Grey received star billing as the Emcee, with Alyson Reed as Sally, and Gregg Edelman as Cliff.

32nd Tony Awards

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards was broadcast by CBS television from the Shubert Theatre in New York City. Bonnie Franklin introduced each segment from her seat in the audience. Bob Hope presented the "Lawrence Langer" Special Award to Irving Berlin, who was not present at the ceremony.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1975

Russell Brand

born 1981

T.J. Miller

born 1972

Joe Hill

born 1956

Keith David