On This Day

Events in Music on May 14

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1832 Felix Mendelssohn's concert overture "Hebrides" premieres in London

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • 1927 "Ain't She Sweet?" hits #1 on the singles chart by Ben Bernie

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1946 Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love" premieres

Composer Paul Hindemith
Paul Hindemith
  • 1949 "Love Life" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 252 performances
  • 1951 Sammy Fain and Yip Harburg's musical "Flahooley" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1957 "New Girl in Town" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 432 performances
  • 1957 Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town" premieres in NYC
  • 1960 "At the Drop of a Hat" closes at John Golden NYC after 216 performances
  • 1966 A Lover's Concerto by Mrs Miller hits #95
  • 1968 Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp
  • 1972 14th Grammy Awards: It's Too Late, Carly Simon wins
  • 1978 "Working" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 1979 "Kids Are All Right" rockumentary film featuring The Who premieres at the Cannes Film Festival
  • 1980 "Musical Chairs" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1983 "She Blinded Me with Science" by Thomas Dolby hits #5
  • 1984 19th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Lee Greenwood, and Janie Fricke win
  • 1988 "Mail" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1995 "My Thing of Love" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 2011 56th Eurovision Song Contest: Ell & Nikki for Azerbaijan wins singing "Running Scared" in Dusseldorf
  • 2016 61st Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine's Jamala wins singing "1944"