This Day In Music History
For Saturday, February 28, 2015
Winter edition

BirthdaysBroadway Shows & Plays

Brian Jones (guitarist of the Rolling Stones) (1942)

Composer John Alden Carpenter (1876)

Composer Sergei Bortkiewicz (1877)


The Play "The Speed of Darkness" opened at the Belasco Theatre. (1991)

The Play Revival "Anna Christie" closed at the Roundabout Theatre - Stage Right after 54 performances. (1993)

The Musical "Parade" closed at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre after 84 performances. (1999)

Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance starts its US tour (1997)

Charts

Today the song "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel topped the charts and stayed there for 6 weeks. (1970)

Today the song "Theme From S.W.A.T." by the Rhythm Heritage topped the charts and stayed there for a week. (1976)

Today the song "I Love a Rainy Night" by Eddie Rabbitt topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks. (1981)

Today the song "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks. (1998)

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