June 1978 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 4 "Working" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 25 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 11 Film "Grease" opens, starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, based on the 1971 musical

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • Jun 19 "Best Little Whorehouse..." opens at 46th St NYC for 1577 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Jun 21 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Evita" premieres in London

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • Jun 28 UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 Lyfe Jennings, R&B singer and song-writer
  • Jun 6 Carl Barât, English musician (The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things)
  • Jun 6 Mariana Popova, Bulgarian singer
  • Jun 7 Tony An, Korean singer (H.O.T)
  • Jun 9 Matthew Bellamy, British musician (Muse)
  • Jun 14 The-Dream [Terius Nash], American R&B singer, born in Rockingham, North Carolina
  • Jun 15 RoRo, [Romell Chapman], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 16 Jasmine "Fish" Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer (Courage), born in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • Jun 17 Isabelle Delobel, French European ice dancer
  • Jun 23 Frédéric Leclercq, French bassist (DragonForce)
  • Jun 23 Memphis Bleek, American rapper
  • Jun 24 Ariel Pink, American musician
  • Jun 24 Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen, Finnish guitarist (Nightwish)
  • Jun 26 Alexandra, French singer, L5's singer
  • Jun 27 Anna Kumble, British Singer, also known as Lolly
  • Jun 29 Sam Farrar, American bassist
  • Jun 29 Nicole Scherzinger, American singer and actress

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 14 Theodore Karyotakis, composer, dies at 74