On This Day

On This Day in Music for May 26

Events in Music

  • 1946 Darius Milhaud's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Prague
  • 1955 "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • 1962 "All American" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1964 "Fade Out-Fade In" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • 1967 EMI rush releases The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's lonely hearts Club Band" in London and select markets in the UK, prior to nation-wide release; it would go to number one for 15 weeks in the US and 22 weeks in the UK
  • 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their 2nd bed-in for peace at Hotel La Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 1973 Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970" album (the blue one) goes #1
  • 1973 "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15
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Weddings in Music

  • 1994 American King of Pop, Michael Jackson (35) weds King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • 2013 Cobra Starship rocker Gabe Saporta (33) weds fashion designer Erin Fetherston at St Nicholas Abbey plantation in Barbados

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