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SOUTHGATE, Ky. -- On the night of May 28, 1977, with John Davidson scheduled to perform before a beyond-sellout house, the Beverly Hills Supper Club burned to the ground, killing 165 people.
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The death toll was the highest of any disaster in Greater Cincinnati history, man-made or natural.
Click here or click the image below to see what the site of the Beverly Hills Supper Club looks like today, 40 years after the fire that forever changed the region and the nation.