On This Day in Music for October 2

Events in Music

  • 1925 Josephine Baker first performs in Paris in La Revue Nègre at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
  • 1947 "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • 1948 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 performances
  • 1958 Musical show "Valmouth" 1st produced in London
  • 1967 All Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents for possession of marijuana in San Francisco, California
  • 1972 "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1976 "Let My People Come" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 106 performances
  • 1990 "Michael Feinstein in Concert" opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1970 Scottish singer Donovan (24) weds Linda Lawrence at Windsor Registry Office
  • 1999 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California
  • 2004 "Piano Man" singer-songwriter Billy Joel (55) weds American television food critic and chef Katie Lee (23) at 15-acre waterfront estate in Centre Island, New York; divorce 2009

Divorces in Music


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