Events in Music on August 6

  • 1926 "Don Juan" starring John Barrymore is released, the 1st feature-length film to utilize the Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system with a synchronized musical score and sound effects
  • 1965 Beatles release "Help" album in UK

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1973 Stevie Wonder involved in car crash, goes into a 4 day coma

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
  • 1989 "Oh! Calcutta!" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 5959 performances
  • 1995 "Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances

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1996 Punk rock band the Ramones perform for the last time at the Palace in Hollywood

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Johnny Ramone