Video: 'Annie  The original cast performs a medley on the Tony Awards'
(Wednesday, April 21, 1977, 6:15 p.m. EST) — The musical play , based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip, opened tonight on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in New York, beginning a run of 2,377 performances. Annie Continue reading ‘Annie’ musical play opens on Broadway 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1977)
Video: 'Svetlana Stalina daughter of Josef Josef Stalin Defects to United States 1967 newsreel footage'
(Friday, April 21, 1967, 2:45 p.m. EST; during the — Joseph Stalin’s daughter, Cold War) Svetlana Alliluyeva, 42, arrived today at Kennedy Airport in New York aboard a Swiss airplane from Zurich, apparently set on closing a deal with sell her memoirs of life with her father. Continue reading Stalin’s daughter arrives in U.S. to ‘seek self-expression’ 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 21 1967)
Video: 'Sgt. Pepper Inner Groove - 10min. - The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" 1967'
(Friday, April 21, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles today completed recording their the eighth studio album , recording a short section of gibberish and noise which would follow “A Day in the Life,” in the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band run-out groove of the vinyl record. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1967)
(Saturday, April 21, 2007) — “Give It to Me” by Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Apr. 21/28, 2007).