July 1966 in Music

Events in Music


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Jul 4 Beatles attacked in Philippines after (unintentionally) insulting Imelda Marcos

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos
  • Jul 16 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 performances
  • Jul 17 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" closes at Alvin NYC after 129 performances
  • Jul 25 Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
  • Jul 25 Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"

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Jul 29 Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock NY

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • Jul 30 Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks

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Jul 31 Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 7 Gundula Krause, German folk violinist
  • Jul 11 Mel Appleby, rocker (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)
  • Jul 13 Gerald Levert, American singer (d. 2006)
  • Jul 14 Tayna Donelly, rocker (Belly)
  • Jul 14 Ellen Reid, Canadian musician (Crash Test Dummies)
  • Jul 25 Maureen Herman, American bassist
  • Jul 25 Lynda Lemay, French Canadian singer
  • Jul 28 Shikao Suga, Japanese singer/songwriter
  • Jul 29 Martina McBride, country singer

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 19 50 year old Frank Sinatra marries 21 year old Mia Farrow in Las Vegas

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 3 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
  • Jul 3 Joseph Deems Taylor, composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 17 August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Piranesi-suite), dies at 71
  • Jul 18 Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23
  • Jul 18 German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
  • Jul 23 Donald Novis, British singer and actor (Monte Carlo, The Singing Plumber), dies at 60
  • Jul 29 Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44