On This Day in Music for October 3

Events in Music

  • 1900 Edward Elgar and Cardinal Newman's oratorium "The Dream of Gerontius" premieres in Birmingham, England
  • 1945 Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance at the age of 10
  • 1947 "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 1961 "Sail Away" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances
  • 1962 "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off" opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances
  • 1963 Meredith Wilson's musical "Here's Love", based on the film "Miracle on 34th Street", opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 338 performances
  • 1970 "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances
  • 1975 George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK
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Weddings in Music

  • 1833 French composer Hector Berlioz (29) marries actress Harriet Smithson (30)
  • 1944 American comedian Jerry Lewis (18) marries American singer Patti Palmer (22); divorce in 1980
  • 1988 "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (20) weds musician Danny Keough (23) at the Church of Scientology; divorce in 1994

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