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February 1984 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 4 "9" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 739 performances
  • Feb 4 "Backstage Magic" opens at CommuniCore

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Feb 7 Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Feb 9 "Rink" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • Feb 19 "Doonesbury" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 104 performances
  • Feb 28 26th Grammy Awards: Michael Jackson wins 8 Grammys

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 6 Piret Järvis, Estonian singer, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Feb 9 Han Kyung, Chinese singer (Super Junior), born in Mudanjiang, China
  • Feb 11 Matt Good, American musician, born in Valrico, Florida
  • Feb 11 Aubrey O'Day, American singer, born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 15 Doda [Dorota Rabczewska], Polish musical artist (Virgin), born in Ciechanów, Poland
  • Feb 15 Gary Clark Jr. American musician (The Land), born in Austin, Texas
  • Feb 18 Buddy Nielsen, American singer (Senses Fail), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Feb 25 Lovefoxxx, Brazilian singer (CSS)
  • Feb 26 Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican singer, born in Mexico City
  • Feb 27 Antti Tuisku, Finnish singer, born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Feb 28 Ben Fagan, American musician & reality show contestant, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 9 Balasaraswathi, Indian classical dancer, dies in Madras
  • Feb 15 Ethel Merman, singer/actress (Kid Million), dies in her sleep at 76
  • Feb 19 Ina Ray Hutton, American orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show), dies at 66
  • Feb 20 Fikret Amirov, Azerbaijani-Soviet composer (Azerbaijan Capriccio, Shur), dies at 61