On This Day in Music for December 28

Events in Music

  • 1925 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City
  • 1928 Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues" makes her last record "Big Feelin' Blues"
  • 1944 Leonard Bernstein's musical "On the Town" premieres in NYC
  • 1958 Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville) hits #1
  • 1963 "Double Dublin" closes at Little Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1963 "Jennie" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 82 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1956 Singer Patti Page (29) weds choreographer Charles O'Curran in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1960 Musician Frank Zappa marries Kathryn J. Sherman (divorced 1964)
  • 1993 Canadian country singer-songwriter Shania Twain (27) weds South African record producer Robert "Mutt" Lange (45); divorce in 2010

Divorces in Music

  • 2010 Film and record company executive Justin Siegel (23) divorces actress-singer Emmy Rossum due to irreconcilable differences after a year-and-a-half of marriage

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