MARCH 6: The Daily Flashback
1853: Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata opera debuted in Venice.
1959: The Drifters recorded “There Goes My Baby.”
1965: How to Succeed in Business closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 Broadway performances.
1970: Charles Manson’s album Lie: The Love & Terror Cult was released to help finance his defense against murder charges.
1985: Yul Brynner played his his 4,500th performance in the musical The King and I.
1992: The last episode of “The Cosby Show” – which had been on the air since September 1984 – was broadcast.
2000: Eric Clapton was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist, making him the first three-time inductee.
2009: In Hampton, Virginia, Phish returned to the stage for the first time following a five-year hiatus.
1893: Furry Lewis
1905: Bob Wills
1927: Wes Montgomery
1937: Doug Dillard
1944: Mary Wilson
1945: Rob Reiner
1947: Kiki Dee
1947: David Gilmour
1967: Zoltan Kodaly
2006: Ali Farka Toure
2006: King Floyd
2013: Alvin Lee