On This Day

June 17, 1983 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Kazunari Ninomiya, Japanese singer and actor (Arashi, Letters from Iwo Jima), born in Tokyo
  • Lee Ryan, English singer (Blue), born in Chatham, Kent

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Singer and actor Glenn Frey (34) weds Janie Beggs

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey

Deaths in Music

  • Peter Mennin[i], American composer (Moby Dick) and educator (Juilliard), dies of cancer at 60