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Required Reading for Italian-Americans...

This Day in History:
Italian Contributions in the Month of November

December 16
 Italian Pope John VIII Italian dies
1652  Composer Giovanni Maria Casini born
1816  Italian Choreographer Vincenzo Galeotti dies at age  73
1857  Earthquake hits Naples
1941  Italian Actor Vittoria Mezzogiorno
1962  Big Girls Don't Cry is a hit record for Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons
1985  Mafia Leader Paul Castellano shot dead at a Spark's Steakhouse in New York
1987  Republican Representative Albert P. Morano dies at age 79
1989  Actress Silvana Mangano dies at age 59

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