October 1991 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Oct 3 25th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker & Vince Gill wins

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Oct 5 NJ Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
  • Oct 9 "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 99 performances
  • Oct 18 "Most Happy Fella" closes at NY State Theater NYC

Film release premierFilm Release

Oct 18 "My Own Private Idaho" directed and written by Gus van Sant starring River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves is released

Actor River Phoenix
Actor
River Phoenix
Actor and Musician Keanu Reeves
Actor and Musician
Keanu Reeves
  • Oct 20 "Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 9 performances
  • Oct 23 "Les Miserables" opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
  • Oct 24 "Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 performances
  • Oct 27 "Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 9 performances
  • Oct 27 "Homecoming" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Beau Grayson, American son of country singer Tanya Tucker
  • Oct 10 Gabriella Cilmi, Australian singer
  • Oct 10 Mariana EspĆ³sito, Argentine actress, singer and model
  • Oct 11 Chauncey Matthews, American Juniors singer

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 20 Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black
  • Oct 27 "Thompson Twins" singer Tom Bailey weds Alannah Currie at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
  • Oct 30 Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29)

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 9 Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies
  • Oct 16 Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies
  • Oct 17 Tennessee Ernie Ford, American country music singer and actor (Sixteen Tons), dies of liver disease at 72
  • Oct 25 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
  • Oct 25 Margo J. Sylvia, rocker (Tune Weavers), dies of heart attack and stroke at 55
  • Oct 27 Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/British conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
  • Oct 28 Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78