March 1986 in Music

Events in Music

  • 6th Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London
  • 22nd Heart's "These Dreams" single goes #1
  • 26th Geffen records signs Guns & Roses
  • 29th Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
  • 30th "Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • 3rd Stacie Orrico, American singer
  • 12th Danny Jones, English singer (McFly)
  • 20th Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • 28th J-Kwon, American rapper

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28th Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer/songwriter (Bad Romance), born in New York City

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
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  • 30th Beni Arashiro, Japanese singer
  • 31st Cveta Majtanovi─ç, Serbian singer, winner of Pop Idol.

Deaths in Music

  • 4th Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 42
  • 4th Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 11th Sonny Terry, American bind Piedmont blues musician, dies at 74
  • 14th Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 81
  • 14th Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
  • 22nd Mark Dinning, American singer (b. 1933)
  • 31st O'Kelly Isley, US, singer (Isley Brothers), dies of heart attack at 48