On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1961 Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres
  • 1961 American opera singer Grace Bumbry becomes the first black singer to perform at the Bayreuth Festival, Germany, she earns 42 curtain calls
  • 1965 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • 1966 Frank Sinatra's album "Strangers In The Night" is No. 1 on the US charts, (Grammy for Record Of The Year and Best Male Vocal Performance)
  • 1976 Wings release "Let 'em In"
  • 1992 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour
  • 1994 Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
  • 1995 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances
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