On This Day

January 1, 1972 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • "Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 690 performances
  • "On the Town" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1281 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • DJ Shadow, American DJ and songwriter

Deaths in Music

  • Jane Morgan, American singer & actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
  • Maurice A Chevalier, French actor & singer (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83