Today's Events in Music History

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  • 1823 Eugene Scribes opera "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris
  • 1950 "Peter Pan" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 1959 Neth Dance Theater opens (Rudi of Dantzig & Cut Flier)
  • 1965 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969 Paul McCartney says there is no truth to rumors he is dead

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1982 27th Eurovision Song Contest: Nicole for Germany wins singing "Ein bichen Frieden" in Harrogate
  • 1983 "Show Boat" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 73 performances

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1991 26th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1992 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • 1994 "Broken Glass" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • 1994 "Flowering Peach" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1996 "Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore" opens at Belasco for 12 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1996 31st Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, and Patty Loveless win

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • 1997 "Steel Peer" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances