On This Day in Music for September 8

Events in Music

  • 1953 "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 performances
  • 1956 Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso" goes #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks
  • 1957 Jackie Wilson, releases his 1st solo single "Reet Petite"
  • 1958 Paul Anka opens Asian tour in Tokyo
  • 1986 Westinghouse sells background music company Muzak to the Fields Company of Chicago
  • 1994 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 performances
  • 1994 11th MTV Video Music Awards: Aerosmith wins with newlyweds Michael Jackson & Lisa Marie Presley opening the show
  • 2001 Kylie Minogue releases her single "I Just Can't Get You Out of My Head", the biggest of her career
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Weddings in Music

  • 2010 Grammy nominated singer Jenni Rivera (41) weds MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza (38) at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California
  • 2014 Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French at a private ceremony in Santa Barbara, California

Divorces in Music

  • 2009 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (36) divorces glamour model Katie Price (31) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

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