Events in Music on April 18

  • 1946 "Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater NYC for 734 performances
  • 1946 Rome, Auerbach and Horwitt's musical "Call Me Mister" premieres in NYC
  • 1951 "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • 1953 "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances
  • 1955 "Ankles Aweigh" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 176 performances
  • 1964 "Cafe Crown" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1964 "Foxy" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1972 "Lost in the Stars" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 39 performances

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1975 John Lennon releases "Stand by Me"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1977 "Side by Side" by Stephen Sondheim opens at Music Box NYC for 390 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1988 Barbra Streisand records "Warm All Over"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1993 "Ain't Broadway Grand" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 performances

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1993 David Lee Roth arrested in NYC for purchasing marijuana for $10

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • 1994 "Beauty & the Beast" opens at Palace Theater NYC
  • 1996 "Funny Thing Happened" opens at St James Theater NYC for 715 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 45th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, and Miranda Lambert win

Hall of fameHall of Fame

2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Lou Reed, Ringo Starr, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Green Day, Bill Withers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the 5 Royales

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan