On This Day

October 1, 1962 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

AgreementContract of Interest

Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia)

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

AgreementContract of Interest

Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage The Beatles through 1977

Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager
Brian Epstein

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johnny Carson hosts his 1st "The Tonight Show"; guests include Rudy Vallée, Tony Bennett, Mel Brooks, and Joan Crawford

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
Actress Joan Crawford
Actress
Joan Crawford
Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks