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Today in History: The New Yorker and Paris Hilton Enter the World

By Mia Quagliarello

Senior Community Manager

The New Yorker is founded by Harold Ross and Jane Grant in 1925. The most popular video on their YouTube channel, NewYorkerDotCom,

accompanies a 2008 piece about a man getting caught in an elevator for 41 hours:

Paris Hilton is born in 1981. itn asks her to describe her perfect date:

Madame Butterfly premieres at La Scala in 1904. theindependent interviews soprano Mary Plazas, who reveals what it was like to work with the late Anthony Minghella in his 2007 version:


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