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July 17, 1987 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Music

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Imperial Theatre, Tokyo

Birthdays in Music

  • Jeremih [Jeremy Felton], American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer ("Birthday Sex"; "Don't Tell 'Em"), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Music

  • Howard McGhee, American be-bop bebop jazz trumpeter, dies at 69
1987 in Music