On This Day

January 8, 1989 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

  • "42nd Street" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 3,486 performances
  • "Starlight Express" closes at Gershwin Theater in NYC after 761 performances

Deaths in Music

  • Johnny Jordaan [Johannes van Musscher], Dutch pop and levenslied singer, dies at 64
1989 in Music