1917 - Born on May 3rd in New York City. Songwriter ("New York, New York", "Lonely Town", "The Party's Over", "Just in Time"), author and actress.
1942 - Married to Steven Kyle on January 4th.
1953 - Has won Tony Awards, always with collaborator Adolph Green, lyrics as part of Best Musical win for "Wonderful Town.
1968 - Another Tony as Best Composer and Lyricist, with Jule Styne, and lyrics as part of Best Musical win for "Hallelujah, Baby!".
1970 - Book as part of Best Musical win for "Applause".
1978 - Won as Best Score, lyrics with music by Cy Coleman, and Best Book (Musical) for "On the Twentieth Century".
1980 - Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
1991 - Won as Best Score (Musical), lyrics with music by Coleman, for "The Will Rogers Follies".
2006 - Died on November 23rd from heart failure.
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