MARCH 20: The Daily Flashback
Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk
1908: In New York, Beethoven’s opera Fidelio opened at the Metropolitan Opera.
1948: Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra were featured in the first televised symphonic concert.
1963: The first “Pop Art” exhibition opened in New York City.
1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono were married in Gibraltar.
1976: Alice Cooper was married to Sheryl Goddard, a 19-year-old dance instructor who had performed on his Welcome to My Nightmare tour.
1977: The final T. Rex concert took place.
1984: The Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom married Britt Ekland.
1997: Yanni became the first western artist to play a concert at the Taj Mahal.
2015: The series finale of “Glee” aired on FOX-TV.
1828: Henrik Ibsen
1920: Marian McPartland
1928: Fred “Mr.” Rogers
1937: Jerry Reed
1950: Carl Palmer
1951: Jimmie Vaughn
1949: Marcia Ball
1957: Sara Ayers
1961: Slim Jim Phantom
1976: Chester Bennington
1988: Gil Evans