Opened the week of April 17, 1953 at the Chase Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
Did You Know?
In addition to the two other cited explanations as to his middle initial "Q", he stated in a 1980's television interview that when he was born his parents decided to call it quits.
According to an article published in the August 10, 1947, New York Times, Lewis added the middle initial Q. to his name at the age of 22. Lewis said, "The Q doesn't signify anything definite. It's an attention getter. Something to make people notice me." In addition, in a 1951 interview, HE said the Q stood for "anything you want!".
Horn-rimmed spectacles; appearance of skepticism