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3) Like something from a Warner Brothers Busby Berkeley Musical, Gower Champion died just before the Broadway opening night of 42nd Street --never knowing of his greatest achievement on Broadway as a director and choreographer.

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9.) He won several Tony awards for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography.  The musicals that he won for are: Lend an Ear (1949), Bye, Bye Birdie (1961), Hello, Dolly! (1964), The Happy Time (1968) and 42nd Street (1981).

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10.)  He and his wife were the top-billed stars of two MGM musicals:  "Give a Girl a Break"  and "Everything I Have is Yours".

 

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1.) Sandra Dee was born Alexandra Zuck (some sources say Alexandria Zuck) on April 23, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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9.) She was famously mentioned in the song "Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee" from Grease.  There was a renewed interest in Sandra Dee after the movie came out.  

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