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1959...Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, in the midst of an unprecedented 13-day visit to New York City, gets stuck in an elevator at the Waldorf Astoria. He calls the mishap a "capitalist malfunction."

2011...More than a thousand protesters descend on the financial district marking the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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