June 1987 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 7 41st Tony Awards: Fences & Les Miserables win
  • Jun 8 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis
  • Jun 28 "Dreamgirls" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 177 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Mike Protich, American rock musician (Red Sun Rising),
  • Jun 2 Darin Zanyar, Swedish Singer
  • Jun 3 Lalaine, American actress and singer
  • Jun 6 Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
  • Jun 11 TiA, Japanese R&B singer

Person of interestDiana DeGarmo

Jun 16 Diana DeGarmo, American singer (American Idol) and actress (The Young and the Restless), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jun 21 Kim Ryeowook, Korean pop singer

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94
  • Jun 2 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye)), dies of cancer at 77
  • Jun 8 Yogi Horton, drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33

Person of interestFred Astaire

Jun 22 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • Jun 25 Boudleaux Bryant, American country music and pop songwriter (Rocky Top, Love Hurts, Bye Bye Love), dies at 67
  • Jun 30 Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, dies at 94