On This Day in Music for October 5

Events in Music

  • 1944 Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's musical "Bloomer Girl" premieres in NYC
  • 1946 "Yours Is My Heart" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1950 "Pardon Our French" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 100 performances
  • 1962 The Beatles release their first record, "Love Me Do"
  • 1963 Little Richard joins Everly Brothers Tour
  • 1973 "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" 7th studio album by Elton John is released
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Weddings in Music

  • 2001 "The Golden Boy" professional boxer Oscar De La Hoya (28) weds Puerto Rican pop singer Millie Corretjer (27) in a secret ceremony held at "El Invernino" in San Juan

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Musicians Who Died on Oct 5

  • 1564 Pierre de Manchicourt, Flemish composer, dies at about 54 [birth date uncertain]
  • 1707 Daniel Speer, German composer, dies at 71
  • 1813 Etienne Ozi, French composer, dies at 58
  • 1867 Thomas Täglichsbeck, German violinist and composer, dies at 67
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