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TODAY IN THEATRE HISTORY: In 1999, a Broadway revival of Irving Berlin’s Annie Get You Gun, starring Bernadette Peters, opens at the Marquis Theatre. At that year’s Tony Awards, the production will win Best Revival of a Musical and Best Actress in a Musical (Peters). It will go on to run for 1,045 performances, with the role of Annie Oakley later taken on by Susan Lucci, Cheryl Ladd, Reba McEntire and Crystal Bernard. For more on the 1999 revival of Annie Get Your Gun, including additional Playbill covers, production photos, and a look inside the show’s opening night Playbill, visit PlaybillVault.com.
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Because THANK YOU DAVID, here’s Susan Lucci’s Daytime Emmy win after 19 losses. You all can fuck off with your Leo DiCaprio’s and Kelli O'Hara’s, as great as they are, because their awards luck is nowhere near as bad. 

When people are shouting your name before the nominations are even read off, you’ve made it, kids.

Watch this even if you don’t know anything about Susan Lucci because THIS IS WHAT MAKES AWARD SHOWS GREAT.

EDIT: ALSO LET’S NOT FORGET THAT WHAT MAKES THIS SO GREAT IS HOW EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN THAT ROOM LOST THEIR GODDAMN MINDS. OPRAH WINFREY TRIED JUMPING ONSTAGE WITH HER.