On This Day in Music for July 11

Events in Music

  • 1969 Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"
  • 1982 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1984 Britain's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe
  • 1987 Heart's "Alone" single goes #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1995 Shaggy releases his third studio album "Bombastic" (Grammy Award Best Reggae Album)
  • 2021 Billionaire Richard Branson flies to the edge of space on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane in space tourism test
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Weddings in Music

  • 1895 Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam
  • 1937 Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas (22) marries dancer Caitlin McNamara (22) in Penzance, Cornwall
  • 1976 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

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