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Today in history: Cole Porter’s ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ opens on Broadway in 1948

Today is Sunday, Dec. 30, the 365th day of 2012. There is one day left in the year.

Today’s birthdays: Baseball Hall-of-Famer Sandy Koufax is 77. Director James Burrows is 72. Musician Michael Nesmith is 70. Singer Patti Smith is 66. TV host Meredith Vieira is 59. Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is 57. Today cohost Matt Lauer is 55. Actress Tracey Ullman is 53. TV commentator Sean Hannity is 51. Sprinter Ben Johnson is 51.Singer Jay Kay (Jamiroquai) is 43.Golfer Tiger Woods is 37. Boxer Laila Ali is 35. NBA player LeBron James is 28.

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