On This Day in Music for August 8

Events in Music

  • 1948 "Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 1960 "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini" hits #1
  • 1963 Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie", radio stations label it obscene
  • 1964 1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands at The Kurhaus of Scheveningen, in The Hague
  • 1964 Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam
  • 1966 South African Broadcasting bans Beatles due to John Lennon's "more popular than Jesus" remark
  • 1969 The Beatles are photographed by Iain MacMillan crossing the street as they walk away from EMI Studios, for the cover of their "Abbey Road" album. [1]
  • 1975 Hank Williams Jr. falls off the side of Ajax Peak in Montana
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Weddings in Music

  • 2009 Pop-opera group Il Divo singer David Miller weds singer and theater actress Sarah Joy Kabanuck in New York City

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