On This Day

Events in Music in October 1982

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 1 Marvin Gaye releases his last studio album "Midnight Love" featuring single "Sexual Healing"

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • Oct 7 Musical "Cats" opens at Winter Garden Theater on Broadway NYC and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.

Music awardsMusic Awards

Oct 11 16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson & Ricky Skagg

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • Oct 17 1st live orchestra on a US commercial network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • Oct 24 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St James Theater NYC for 9 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 29 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Oct 31 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St James NYC after 9 performances