On This Day

On This Day in Music for May 9

Events in Music

  • 1868 Anton Bruckner's 1st Symphony in C, premieres
  • 1944 Country singer Jimmie Davis becomes Governor of Louisiana
  • 1950 Norman Dello Joio's opera, "The Triumph of St. Joan", premieres in Bronxville, New York
  • 1962 The Beatles sign their 1st contract with EMI Parlophone
  • 1965 The Beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert, at the Royal Albert Hall in London
  • 1976 "So Long 174th St" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1978 "Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 1604 performances
  • 1982 Arthur Kopit's musical "Nine" premieres in NYC
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Weddings in Music

  • 2000 Puerto Rican actress and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres (25) weds singer-songwriter Marc Anthony (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2005 Oscar-winning actress RenĂ©e Zellweger (36) weds country-music heartthrob singer Kenny Chesney (37) on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 2014 Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland (33) weds manager Tim Witherspoon in Costa Rica

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