This Day In Music History
For Friday, February 22, 2019
Winter edition

BirthdaysBroadway Shows & Plays

Composer Niels Wilhelm Gade (1817)

Composer Albert Heinrich Zabel (1834)

The Play "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closed at the Music Box Theatre after 122 performances. (1992)

The Play Revival "Bus Stop" opened at the Circle in the Square. (1996)

The Musical Revival "The King and I" closed at the Neil Simon Theatre after 807 performances. (1998)

The Play Revival "A View From the Bridge" closed at the Roundabout Theatre. (1998)


Today the song "Theme From A Summer Place" by Percy Faith topped the charts and stayed there for 9 weeks. (1960)

Today the song "Pick Up the Pieces" by the Average White Band topped the charts and stayed there for a week. (1975)

Today the song "Wannabe" by Spice Girls topped the charts and stayed there for 4 weeks. (1997)

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