On This Day

On This Day in Music for June 11

Events in Music

  • 1964 Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference on a traffic island in the middle of Michigan Avenue
  • 1966 "(I'm A) Road Runner" by Jr Walker & The All-Stars peaks at #20
  • 1966 "I Am A Rock" by Simon & Garfunkel peaks at #3
  • 1966 "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 performances
  • 1966 "Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1 in the US
  • 1966 "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 performances
  • 1966 "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys hits #1 in UK
  • 1969 "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hits #1 in UK; recording involved only John (guitars, vocals, percussion) and Paul (bass, drums, piano, backing voice)
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Weddings in Music

  • 2002 Musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland; divorce in 2008
  • 2005 "Clueless" actress Alicia Silverstone (28) weds musician Christopher Jarecki in Lake Tahoe, California; divorce in 2018

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