On This Day

Events in Music in March 1962

  • Mar 7 Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Mar 8 Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)

Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best
  • Mar 15 Richard Rodger's musical "No Strings" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 580 performances

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Mar 18 Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of Supreme Soviet of USSR

  • Mar 18 7th Eurovision Song Contest: Isabelle Aubret for France wins singing "Un premier amour" in Luxembourg
  • Mar 19 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • Mar 22 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 performances

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Mar 24 Mick Jagger & Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue & Blue Boys

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • Mar 25 "Family Affair" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 65 performances