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October 8, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

13th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers & Barbara Mandrell wins

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
Country Singer and TV Host Barbara Mandrell
Country Singer and TV Host
Barbara Mandrell
  • J McHugh & A Malvin's musical "Sugar Babies" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 1208 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • [Gregori] Chad Petree, American rocker (Shiny Toy Guns), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
1979 in Music