On This Day in Music for February 23

Events in Music

  • 1792 Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G premieres
  • 1957 "Mr Wonderful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 383 performances
  • 1963 Luciano Pavarotti makes his debut at the Vienna State Opera in "La traviata"
  • 1971 George Harrison is fined & his driving license is suspended for 1 year
  • 1978 20th Grammy Awards: "Hotel California"; Fleetwood Mac; Debbie Boone win
  • 1979 "Sarava" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances
  • 1979 George Harrison releases "George Harrison" album, featuring the single "Blow Away"
  • 1981 People magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips
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Weddings in Music

  • 2002 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas
  • 2013 Former "Married With Children" actress Christina Applegate (41) weds rocker Martyn LeNoble (43) in Los Angeles

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