On This Day

Events in Music on April 21

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1925 Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Music release#1 in the Charts

1956 Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963 Beatles meet The Rolling Stones for the 1st time

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • 1977 C Strouse & M Charnins musical "Annie" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances
  • 1979 "Carmelina" closes at St James Theater NYC after 17 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984 After 37 weeks Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music releaseMusic Recording

1988 Barbra Streisand records "You'll Never Know"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1992 "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
  • 1993 "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 30 performances
  • 1994 "Picnic" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1996 "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC

Music awardsMusic Awards

2004 38th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith, Shania Twain & Kenny Chesney win

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain