On This Day in Music for April 3

Events in Music

  • 1947 Sidney Lippman and Sylvia Dee's musical farce "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck Theatre, NYC; runs for 108 performances
  • 1954 Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Me and Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 358 performances
  • 1960 Elvis Presley records ‘It's Now Or Never’, ‘Fever’ and ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’ at RCA studios in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1964 Beatles hold top 6 spots on Sydney Australia record charts
  • 1971 16th Eurovision Song Contest: Severine for Monaco wins singing "Un banc, un arbre, une rue" in Dublin
  • 1976 21st Eurovision Song Contest: Brotherhood of Man for United Kingdom wins singing "Save Your Kisses for Me" in The Hague
  • 1997 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" opens at Royale Theatre, NYC; runs for 109 performance
  • 2007 Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denies saying he smoked his father's ashes in an interview with NME
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Weddings in Music

  • 1951 Actress and singer Doris Day (29) marries producer Martin Melcher (35) in Burbank, California
  • 2012 Paramore guitar player Josh Farro (22) weds Jenna Rice in Tennessee

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