October 1945 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance at the age of 10

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • Oct 27 "Carib Song" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 36 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 1 Donny Hathaway, singer-songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • Oct 2 Don McLean, American singer and songwriter (American Pie, Vincent), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Oct 4 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 5 Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 5 Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)
  • Oct 7 Kevin Godley, rock vocalist (10cc), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 8 Ray Royer, English rock guitarist (Procol Harum), born in The Pinewoods, Essex
  • Oct 9 Jeannie C. Riley, American singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw), born in Stamford, Texas
  • Oct 9 Taiguara, Brazilian singer and songwriter, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1996)
  • Oct 10 Alan Cartwright, English rocker (Procul Harum), born in London
  • Oct 13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 13 Christophe [Daniel Bevilacqua], French singer (Aline), born in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Paris
  • Oct 14 Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake), born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Oct 19 Keith Reid, rocker (Procol Harum) [or 10/10/46]
  • Oct 20 Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
  • Oct 20 Thomas Pasatieri, composer
  • Oct 21 Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • Oct 22 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
  • Oct 23 Kim Larsen, Danish singer
  • Oct 28 Wayne Fontana, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 29 Melba Moore, [Beatrice], American singer/actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Rik Kenton, British musician (Roxy Music, Woody Kern), born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 17 Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner