On This Day in Music for July 21

Events in Music

  • 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massine's ballet Nobilissima Visione premieres in London
  • 1976 "Guys & Dolls" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
  • 1985 "Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • 1987 Guns & Roses debut album "Appetite for Destruction" is released, and becomes the best-selling debut album of all time with more than 30 million copies sold
  • 1990 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is performed where the Berlin Wall once stood; charity concert led by Roger Waters, with guests Cyndi Lauper, Joni Mitchell, The Scorpions,; Sinéad O'Connor, Bryan Adams, The Band, Van Morrison, The Hooters, and others
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Weddings in Music

  • 2005 Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia
  • 2008 Actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai and actress and singer Carina Lau marry in Bhutan

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