On This Day in Music for July 4

Events in Music

  • 1831 "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)", with lyric by Samuel Francis Smith, has 1st public performance at Park Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1964 Beachboys' "I Get Around" reaches #1

Weddings in Music

  • 1974 American soul singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James (28) at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada; Separate in 1988, but never divorce
  • 1982 Former Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds music manager and concert promoter Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii
  • 1999 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

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