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39th year  -  N° 142                 Tuesday, 21 May 2024         Antwerpen		
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Wednesday 24th of October 1962

62 years ago



37-year-old stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist Lenny Bruce, originally Leonard Alfred Schneider is arrested for obscenity in The Troubadour, 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California, United States.

The specification was that Bruce had used the word schmuck, an insulting Yiddish term that is an obscene word for penis.