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Beijing National Stadium opens

Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, is a stadium in Beijing. The stadium was jointly designed by architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron of Herzog & de Meuron, project architect Stefan Marbach, artist Ai Weiwei, and CADG. The stadium was designed for use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics.

'Dreamgirls' returns to Broadway

Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based on the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called "The Dreams".

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1966

John Cusack

born 1926

Mel Brooks

died 1836

James Madison

born 1948

Kathy Bates