On This Day

Events in Music in October 1963

  • Oct 3 "Here's Love" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 338 performances

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Oct 5 Little Richard joins Everly Brothers Tour

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer Little Richard
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer
Little Richard

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Oct 6 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Judy Garland Show"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland

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Oct 7 The Rolling Stones record the Lennon-McCartney song "I Wanna Be Your Man" at Kingsway Sound Studio in London

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Oct 12 "Student Gypsy" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Oct 13 The term "Beatlemania" is coined after Beatles appear at the London Palladium
  • Oct 17 "Jennie" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • Oct 17 The Beatles record "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at EMI Studios in London
  • Oct 24 "110 in the Shade" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 330 performances
  • Oct 25 Beatles begin their 1st full foreign tour in Sweden
  • Oct 29 "Meet the Beatles" booklet is published

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

Oct 31 Ed Sullivan witnesses The Beatles & their fans at London Airport

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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
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