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Today in History: Tuesday, February 13, 2023

Betty White guest starred on NBC’s “St. Elsewhere” in 1985 and was mistaken as Sue Ann Nivens from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” by a patient…Shelley Long reprised her role as Diane Chambers from “Cheers” on spin-off “Frasier” in 1996. She appeared in four episodes in total on “Frasier”…Fox drama “Dollhouse,” produced by Joss Whedon, debuted in 2009 and aired for two half seasons.

The film adaptation of “Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb’s musical of the same name, starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey opened in theaters in 1972. The film won eight Academy Awards, including Liza Minelli for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Joel Grey for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Rapper Tupac Shakur released his 4th studio album “All Eyez on Me” in 1996.

The last “Peanuts” comic strip was published in newspapers, just hours after the death of creator Charles Schultz in 2000.

Celebrity Birthdays
Actress Stockard Channing is 80; actress Mena Suvari (“American Beauty”) is 45.

Did You Know?
“St. Elsewhere” ended its third season on March 27, 1985 with a crossover scene with Drs. Westphall (Ed Flanders), Auschlander (Norman Lloyd) and Craig (William Daniels) having drinks at the bar featured on sitcom “Cheers.” At the time, Norman Lloyd was 71 years old. He lived to be 106. For a look, click here