THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Tuesday, July 25, the 206th day of 2017. There are 159 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1975: The musical “A Chorus Line” opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, beginning a run of 6,137 performances.
IN THE WORLD
1967: A full-page ad in The Times of London called for the legalization of marijuana, saying the law against the drug was “immoral in principle and unworkable in practice”; among the signatories were all four of the Beatles, one of whom, Paul McCartney, paid for the ad.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actress Barbara Harris is 82. Modelactress Iman is 62. Musician Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) is 59. Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian is 58. Actress Illeana Douglas is 52. Actor Matt LeBlanc is 50.