October 7, 1959 in Music

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

  • "Happy Town" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 5 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

"Pillow Talk" film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson is first released

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Deaths in Music

  • Mario Lanza [Alfredo Arnold Cocozza], Italian-American actor and singer (Great Caruso, Toast of New Orleans), dies of a heart attack at 38