A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 26, 2017
“A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikiquote: Daniel J. Boorstin
Daniel J. Boorstin (October 1, 1914 – February 28, 2004) was an American historian, professor, attorney and author. He served as Librarian of Congress from 1975 to 1987.
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The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America (1961)
Daniel J. Boorstin, The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America (1961) ; Vintage, 1992, ISBN 0-679-74180-1
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A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
. Ch. 3, p. 57.

OCLC WorldCat record
The image : a guide to pseudo-events in America
Author: Daniel J Boorstin
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1961.
Series: Harper colophon books, cn/37k
Edition/Format: Print book : English

28 July 1992, Buffalo (NY) News, “Reporters’ Notebook,” pg. D4:
“A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.”

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