• 1928 Paul Whiteman & orchestra record “Ol’ Man River” for Victor Records
  • 1957 “Ziegfeld Follies of 1957” opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • 1961 Cellist Jacqueline du Prés debut in Wigmore Hall
  • 1969 “Red, White, & Maddox” closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 performances

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1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium

Rocker Jim Morrison
Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1973 Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens

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1974 George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1975 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
  • 1975 Eagles’ “Best of My Love” reaches #1

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1976 11th Academy of Country Music Awards: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn
  • 1978 “Timbuktu!” opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • 1979 “Sweeney Todd” opens at Uris Theater NYC for 557 performances
  • 1980 Patti Smith & MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit

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1981 Duke Ellington‘s musical “Sophisticated Ladies” opens at Lunt-Fontanne, NYC for 767 performances

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

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1985 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1992 “Little Hotel on the Side” closes at Belasco NYC after 41 performances
  • 1992 “Visit” closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1994 36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins

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1995 37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Philadelphia, Sheryl Crow

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • 1997 “Mandy Patinkin in Concert” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • 1998 “Art” opens at Royale Theater NYC

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2003 17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey