On This Day

October 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Oct 1 "Oba Oba '93" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 22 performances

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Oct 3 Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Actor
Phil Hartman
  • Oct 4 "Anna Karenina" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Oct 4 "Real Inspector Hound" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Oct 18 "Oba Oba '93" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 22 performances
  • Oct 21 Madonna's book "Sex" goes on sale
  • Oct 25 "Dancing at Lughnasa" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 421 performances
  • Oct 25 "Jake's Women" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 3 Billy Strings [William Apostol], American bluegrass guitarist (Home), born in Lansing, Michigan

Person of interestCardi B

Oct 11 Cardi B [Belcalis Almanzar], American rapper (Bodak Yellow, I Like It, WAP), born in NYC, New York

Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B
  • Oct 12 Taylor Horn, American singer and actress, born in Redlands, California
  • Oct 14 Savannah Outen, American pop singer- songwriter, born in Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Oct 21 21 Savage [Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph], rapper, born in London, England

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 1 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown), dies of a stroke at 45
  • Oct 4 Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
  • Oct 5 Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Oct 5 Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
  • Oct 7 Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
  • Oct 19 Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies

Person of interestRoger Miller

Oct 25 Roger Miller, American country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me), dies at 56

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • Oct 26 Jerome Andrews, US/French dancer/choreographer, dies
  • Oct 28 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57