April 30 in History
1902April 30, 1902:
"Pelléas et Mélisande", an opera created by Claude Debussy, is premiered in the city of Paris.
1983April 30, 1983:
"Beat It", a popular song by pop singer Michael Jackson, becomes number one in the United States.
1988April 30, 1988:
Australian band Little River Band reunites after two years of separation. They marked their union with a musical tour.
- April 30, 1988:
Singer Celine Dion is crowned the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest.
2004April 30, 2004:
Michael Jackson pleads not guilty at the hearing of his unpopular child molestation case.
2005April 30, 2005:
American singer Cher ends her tour dubbed “Living Proof: The Farewell Tour”. The concert was aimed at promoting her 24th album entitled “Living Proof”.
2006April 30, 2006:
Singer Madonna performs at her first-ever festival after making an appearance at the Coachella.
2008April 30, 2008:
2015April 30, 2015:
American R&B singer, Ben E. King dies. He was famous for his numerous hit songs like "Spanish Harlem" and "Stand by Me".
2019April 30, 2019:
Dipak Rao, known for being the leader of the royalty management companies of Deep Purple, is given six years jail sentence after he was found guilty of stealing an amount of £2.2million from the organization’s account.