On This Day

Events in Music on April 3

  • 1947 "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 performances
  • 1954 "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances
  • 1958 "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1960 Elvis Presley records ‘It's Now Or Never’, ‘Fever’ and ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’ at RCA studios in Nashville, Tennessee

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1961 "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 performances
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991 "Penn and Teller - Refrigerator Tour" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC

Magician and Illusionist Teller
Magician and Illusionist
Teller
Magician and Author Penn Jillette
Magician and Author
Penn Jillette
  • 1997 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" opens at Royale NYC for 109 performance

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007 Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denies saying he smoked his father's ashes in an interview with NME

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

Music release#1 in the Charts

2008 Mariah Carey overtakes Elvis Presley's record of 17 No. 1 US hits with her 18th ‘Touch My Body’, only The Beatles have more with 20

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey