On This Day in Music for June 6

Events in Music

  • 1931 "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1
  • 1962 The Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time and record "Besame Mucho" with Pete Best on drums
  • 1964 The Beatles arrive in Netherlands
  • 1965 Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • 1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC
  • 1977 Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert at Calabasas Park Country Club & Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles to benefit the United Way
  • 1983 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins & Roy Acuff win
  • 1986 "Storms of Life" debut album by Randy Travis is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1987)
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Musicians Born on Jun 6

  • 1661 Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, and Maestro di Cappella (San Petronio, 1696-1756), born in Bologna, Papel States (now Italy) (d. 1756)
  • 1676 Georg Riedel, German composer, born in K√∂nigsberg, Germany (d. 1738)
  • 1735 Anton Schweitzer, German composer, born in Coburg, Germany (d. 1787)
  • 1804 Petter Conrad Boman, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1861)
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Weddings in Music

  • 1960 American chanteuse and actress Eartha Kitt (33) weds real estate investor Bill McDonald; divorce in 1965
  • 1967 American pop singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota; divorce in 1982
  • 1992 "The Montel Williams Show" talk show host Montel Williams (35) weds burlesque dancer Grace Morley

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