July 1984 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 1 "Baby" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • Jul 11 Britain's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe

Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 13 Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen

Music releaseMusic Single

Jul 24 "Careless Whisper" single released by George Michael (Billboard Song of the Year 1985)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 4 Gina Glocksen, American singer
  • Jul 4 Akanishi Jin, Japanese singer
  • Jul 5 Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer
  • Jul 6 Lauren Harris, British rock singer
  • Jul 7 Marie-Mai, Canadian singer
  • Jul 9 Jacob Hoggard, Canadian singer (Hedley), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • Jul 11 Tanith Belbin, Canadian ice dancer
  • Jul 12 Gareth Gates, British singer
  • Jul 14 Chris Steele, Canadian musician, (Alexisonfire)
  • Jul 15 Vice Cooler, American musician
  • Jul 17 Asami Kimura, Japanese singer (Country Musume)
  • Jul 24 John Dhani Lennevald, Swedish singer (A-Teens)

Weddings in Music

  • Jul 7 Singer Frankie Valli (50) marries Randy Clohessy (24)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 2 Ramiro Cortes, composer, dies at 50
  • Jul 4 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
  • Jul 9 Randall Thompson, US composer (Trip to Nahant), dies at 85
  • Jul 11 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • Jul 14 Philippe Wynne, US soul singer (I'll Be Around), dies at 43
  • Jul 16 Billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 73
  • Jul 17 J Delos Jewkes, singer/actor (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 89
  • Jul 20 Gail Kubik, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69
  • Jul 21 Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34
  • Jul 25 Big Mama Thornton, American singer (b. 1926)
  • Jul 29 Fred Waring, American musician and conductor (name behind the Waring Blender), dies at 84
  • Jul 31 Paul Le Flem, composer, dies at 103