On This Day in Music for June 15

Events in Music

  • 1957 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 performances
  • 1963 "Sukiyaki" sung by Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto, hits #1
  • 1963 Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's musical "The Sound of Music", closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater, NYC, after 1443 performances
  • 1965 Bob Dylan records single "Like a Rolling Stone" (#1 in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time")
  • 1968 "How Now, Dow Jones" closes at Lunt Fontanne, NYC, after 220 performances
  • 1968 "I Do! I Do!" closes at 46th St Theater, NYC, after 561 performances
  • 1968 "New Faces of 1965" closes at Booth Theater, NYC, after 52 performances
  • 1968 "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy" by Ohio Express hits #4
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Weddings in Music

  • 1945 American singer and actress Judy Garland (23) weds American director Vincente Minnelli (42); divorce in 1951
  • 1968 Actor Dudley Moore (33) weds actress Suzy Kendall; divorced in 1972

Divorces in Music

  • 1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) divorces vocalist James Moreland only 4 months after getting married

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