On This Day in Music for April 6

Events in Music

  • 1516 A Willaert installed as singer of cardinal Ippolito I d'Este
  • 1955 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
  • 1968 13th Eurovision Song Contest: Massiel for Spain wins singing "La, la, la" in London
  • 1974 19th Eurovision Song Contest: ABBA for Sweden wins singing "Waterloo" in Brighton, England
  • 1974 200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California; line-up includes Earth, Wind & Fire; Black Sabbath; Deep Purple; and Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  • 1975 "Night... Made America Famous" closes at Barrymore NYC after 75 performances
  • 1975 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1977 Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released
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Weddings in Music

  • 1979 British singer Rod Stewart (34) weds American model and actress Alana Collins(33); divorce in 1984

Divorces in Music

  • 1967 American singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson (25) divorces Sandi McTaggart (23) in Los Angeles, California, after 2-1/2 years of marriage
  • 2012 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage

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