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October 17, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

  • "Beatlemania" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 920 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Marcela Bovio, Mexican heavy metal singer and violinist (Stream of Passion; MaYans), born in Monterrey, Mexico

Deaths in Music

  • Karel Reiner, Czech composer, dies at 69
1979 in Music