June 1984 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 3 "Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • Jun 4 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 4 "Born in the USA" 7th studio album by Bruce Springsteen is released

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 25 Prince releases his "Purple Rain" album

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jun 26 Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 4 Rainie Yang, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • Jun 5 Cécilia Cara, French singer and actress
  • Jun 9 Kaleth Morales, Colombian singer and songwriter (d. 2005)
  • Jun 14 Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes)

Person of interestDuffy

Jun 23 [Amie Ann] Duffy, Welsh Singer (Mercy), born in Gwynedd, Wales

Singer Duffy
Singer
Duffy
  • Jun 29 Derek Lee Rock, American drummer
  • Jun 30 Fantasia Barrino, American singer

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Nate Nelson, American singer (Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes for You), dies at 52
  • Jun 2 Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (b. 1908)
  • Jun 8 Gordon Jacob, British composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 13 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • Jun 13 António Variações [António Joaquim Rodrigues Ribeiro], Portuguese singer-songwriter (Dar & Receber), dies at 39 of AIDS-related pneumonia complications
  • Jun 15 Meredith Willson, composer (Meredith Willson Show), dies at 82
  • Jun 15 Ned Glass, actor (Charade, Street Music), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 19 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 20 Hans Studer, Swiss composer, dies at 73