October 1984 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 8 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
  • Oct 14 "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC after 24 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 22 Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Oct 31 Howard Goodall & Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man" premieres in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Ashlee Simpson, American singer, born in Waco, Texas
  • Oct 4 Lena Katina, Russian singer (t.A.T.u.)
  • Oct 6 Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer
  • Oct 7 Ikuta Toma, Japanese Singer/Actor
  • Oct 9 Ghetto, British musician
  • Oct 10 Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer
  • Oct 13 Misono, Japanese singer (formerly Day After Tomorrow)
  • Oct 16 Shayne Ward, UK singer, winner of The X Factor, series 2005
  • Oct 18 Esperanza Spalding, American jazz bassist and singer (Chamber Music Society), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct 24 Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer
  • Oct 25 Danny .S., English record producer
  • Oct 25 Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 25 Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], American pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Waking Up In Vegas), born in Santa Barbara, California

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
  • Oct 26 Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7)

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 27 "Jessie's Girl" singer Rick Springfield (35) weds Barbara Porter in Australia

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 17 Alberta Hunter, US blues singer/composer, dies at 89
  • Oct 21 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 22 Harold Laurence Walters, composer, dies at 66
  • Oct 25 Pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
  • Oct 26 John Woods Duke, composer, dies at 85