On This Day in Music for June 25

Events in Music

  • 1938 "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1
  • 1950 Johnny Pramesa (Reds) and Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs
  • 1955 "Can Can" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances
  • 1964 WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th
  • 1966 Beatles' "Paperback Writer" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1966 Dmitri Shostakovich's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
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Weddings in Music

  • 2005 British pop sensation Sophie Ellis Bextor (26) weds "The Feeling" bassist Richard Jones at Palazzo Terranova in Umbria
  • 2006 Actress Nicole Kidman (39) weds country music singer-songwriter Keith Urban (38) at Cardinal Ceretti Memorial Chapel in Manly, Australia
  • 2016 Singer-songwriter Jill Scott (44) weds longtime boyfriend Mike Dobson in a private ceremony

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