“Pajama Game” opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
May 13, 1957
Jailhouse RockPrincipal photography began on the jailhouse dance sequence.
Cher released the single “Dark Lady.”
May 13, 1977
Dolly Parton made her New York City debut with a performance at the Bottom Line. Olivia Newton-John, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Candice Bergen, and John Belushi are among those in the audience.
Kylie Minogue was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with her second solo No.1 ‘Hand On Your Heart.’
Doris Day, who scored two Billboard Top Ten hits in 1956 with “Whatever Will Be Will Be” and “Everybody Loves A Lover”, passed away at the age of 97 after contracting pneumonia. Besides making nearly forty movies, she also recorded more than six hundred songs and nearly thirty albums. Along with four movies with Rock Hudson