On This Day in Music

Events in Music

  • 1943 "Stormy Weather", directed by Andrew L. Stone, starring Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and Fats Waller singing "Ain't Misbehavin'" premieres in the US
  • 1976 "Guys & Dolls" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
  • 1978 "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" film, based on the Beatles' album of the same name, premieres in NYC
  • 1985 "Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • 1990 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is performed where the Berlin Wall once stood
  • 2017 Singer Justin Bieber barred from performing in China by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture citing his "bad behavior"
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Deaths in Music

  • 1782 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
  • 1891 Franco Faccio, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 51
  • 1910 Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
  • 1948 Donald Nichols Tweedy, American composer, dies at 58
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Weddings in Music

  • 2005 Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia
  • 2008 Actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai and actress and singer Carina Lau marry in Bhutan