Events in Music in October 1957

  • Oct 12 "Mask & Gown" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • Oct 12 "Simply Heavenly" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • Oct 14 Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1
  • Oct 17 "Copper & Brass" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • Oct 19 "Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances

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Oct 21 Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
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Elvis Presley

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Oct 30 Dmitri Shostakovich's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow

  • Oct 31 "Jamaica" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances