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On this day in Canadian pop culture: September 9

1945 Toronto-born baseball player Dick Fowler of the Philadelphia Athletics pitches a no-hitter, becoming the only Canadian to ever do so (a record that holds today). 1954 Marilyn Bell, 16, becomes the first person to swim across Lake Ontario, swimming from from Youngstown, New York to Toronto. She swims for 20 hours and 57 minutes […]

A ‘Lord of the Rings’ musical?

A big-budget musical version of the Rings trilogy will make its stage debut on Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre sometime in March 2006.