Events in Music on May 10

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1752 Benjamin Franklin tests the lightning conductor with his kite-flying experiment

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin
  • 1849 Pack destroys Astor Place opera house in NYC (22 killed)
  • 1907 Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue" premieres in Paris
  • 1947 "Chocolate Soldier" closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 performances
  • 1952 "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances

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1963 Decca signs Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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1967 Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1978 "Angel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1980 "Happy New Year" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1990 "Zoya's Apartment" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1992 "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1994 "Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Font NYC for 16 per

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1994 Barbra Streisand's begins 1st concert tour in 30 years

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1995 30th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire win

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2010 Flavor Flav guest hosts the wrestling show WWE Raw

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

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2011 Christina Perri releases her debut studio album, "lovestrong"

Singer-Songwriter Christina Perri
Singer-Songwriter
Christina Perri

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2013 Agnetha Faltskog releases a new album called "A"

  • 2014 59th Eurovision Song Contest: Conchita Wurst for Austria wins singing "Rise Like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen