On This Day

October 1998 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Single

Oct 23 Britney Spears releases her debut single "Baby One More Time"

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 6 Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 1 Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (b. 1928)
  • Oct 2 Gene Autry, American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, performer and business tycoon (owner LA/California/Anaheim Angels MLB team 1961-97), dies of lymphoma at 91
  • Oct 7 Arnold Jacobs, American tuba player a.k.a. Song and Wind (b. 1915)
  • Oct 14 Frankie Yankovic, American musician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 29 Paul Misraki, French songwriter (b. 1908)