On This Day

Events in Music in November 1987

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 George Harrison releases "Cloud 9" & McCartney releases "All the Best"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Nov 5 "Into the Woods" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances
  • Nov 5 Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine's musical "Into the Stars," premieres
  • Nov 11 "Roza" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • Nov 12 "Teddy & Alice" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Nov 14 "La Cage aux Folles" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 1761 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 16 Paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 17 The Madonna compilation album "You Can Dance" is released

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Nov 24 "Make It Last Forever" debut album by Keith Sweat is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1988)
  • Nov 27 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney
  • Nov 29 "Dreamgirls" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances