Events in Music on April 28

  • 1865 Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine" premieres in Paris

Music releaseMusic Recording

1940 Glenn Miller records "Pennsylvania 6-5000"

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • 1960 "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Music awardsMusic Awards

1969 4th Academy of Country Music Awards: Glen Campbell and Cathie Taylor win

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 1984 "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • 1988 "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 1990 "Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 6,137 performances
  • 1991 "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 1991 "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 performances
  • 1993 "Tango Passion" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1996 "Big" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • 1997 "Jekyll & Hyde" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC