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Number of Records Matching Query: 37
 
APRIL FOOLS DAY
EVENT
 
Event Date:
Description: The earliest recorded association between April 1 and foolishness is an ambiguous reference in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (1392).
Summary: April Fools' Day, alternatively April Fool's Day, sometimes All Fools' Day) is celebrated in many countries on April 1 every year. April 1 is not a national holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when people play practical jokes and hoaxes on each other called April fools

HMV INTRODUCTION OF FIRST AUTOCHANGE RECORD PLAYER
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1928
Summary: AUTOCHANGE RECORD PLAYER. IN 1928. HMV stands for His Master's Voice, the title of a painting by Francis Barraud of the dog Nipper listening to a cylinder phonograph, which was bought by the Gramophone Company in 1899.

MARVIN GAYE DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1984
Description: Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), better known by his stage name Marvin Gaye
Summary: Marvin Gaye. On April 1, 1984, Gaye's father fatally shot him when Gaye intervened in an argument between his parents over misplaced business documents. Ironically, the gun had been given to his father by Marvin Jr. four months previously.

SCOTT JOPLIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1917
Description: His grave at Saint Michaels Cemetery in East Elmhurst was finally given a marker in 1974.
Summary: Scott Joplin 1917. Joplin was suffering from tertiary syphilis and a resulting descent into insanity. In January 1917, he was admitted to Manhattan State Hospital, a mental institution. He died there on April 1, 1917 of dementia.Aged 49, from advanced syphilis, he was buried in a pauper's grave that remained unmarked for 57 years.

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1968
Description: In March 1968, it was released as a single, backed with "The Inner Light."
Summary: "THE BEATLES ". "Lady Madonna" is a song by the Beatles, primarily written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney). The song was recorded on 3 and 6 February 1968 before the Beatles left for India. This single was the last release by the band on Parlophone in the United Kingdom, where it reached No 1

THE BEACH BOYS - MURRAY WILSON LEAVES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 April 1964
Description: Murry Wilson was relieved of his duties as manager.
Summary: Murray Wilson no longer the bands manager.. Managed by the Wilsons' father Murry, the Beach Boys signed to Capitol Records in 1962.Following a successful Australasian tour in January and February 1964 it has been reported that during the recording of the single "I Get Around" in April, 1964, Murry Wilson was relieved of his duties as manager. When the single was released in May, 1964.

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME - OPENS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 April 1967
Description: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opens in Nashville.
Summary: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opens in Nashvill and identifies and preserves the evolving history and traditions of country music and educates its audiences.located at 222 Fifth Avenue South in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

JIMMY CLIFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Jamaica

JIMMIE LOGSDON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 April 1922
Description: Vocalist, USA

LIONEL BATISTE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 April 1931
Description: Singer, Drummer, USA

GINA JEFFREYS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1968
Description: Vocalist, Australia

KENNY BUTTREY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1945
Description: Drummer, USA

ARTHUR CONLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1946
Description: Vocalist, USA

ALI MACGRAW
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 1938
Description: Actress, USA

DEBBIE REYNOLDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 1932
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA

JEFF PORCARO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1954
Description: Drummer

LUCILLE BOGAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1897
Description: Vocalist, USA

RONNIE LANE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1946
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Bassist

ALBERTA HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1895
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

AMOS MILBURN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 1927
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

FRANK GARI
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 April 1942
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JIM ED BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1934
Description: Vocalist, USA

SIMON COWE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1948
Description: Guitarist, UK

PHIL CARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 1949
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, Australian

JOHN BUTLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 April 1975
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA

ADOLPH RICKENBACKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1886
Description: Manufaturer, USA

JANE POWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1929
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

EDDIE DUCHIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1909
Description: Pianist, USA

JACK KELLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 1 April 2005
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

JOHN FORSYTHE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 2010
Description: Actor, USA

ROZZ WILLIAMS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 April 1998
Description: Vocalist, USA

SCOTT JOPLIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 April 1917
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

JESSE STONE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 1999
Description: Composer, USA

MORAG BEATON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 April 2010
Description: Vocalist, Australian - Scottish

JIMMY HUGHES - UK
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 April 1997
Description: Guitarist, UK

MARGRETA ELKINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 April 2009
Description: Vocalist, Australia

DEREK JOLLY
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 2002
Description: Entrepreneur

 
 
 
 
 
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