On This Day

Events in Music in May 1991

  • May 1 "Will Rogers Follies" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 983 performances
  • May 4 36th Eurovision Song Contest: Carola for Sweden wins singing "Fangad av en stormvind" in Rome

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May 10 Oakland A's Jose Canseco is seen leaving singer Madonna's apartment

MLB Player José Canseco
MLB Player
José Canseco

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May 13 "Michael Jackson: Magic & Madness" goes on sale

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • May 19 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" closes at Shubert NYC after 225 performances
  • May 25 "People Are Still Having Sex" by LaTour hits #35
  • May 28 "Forever My Lady" debut studio album by Jodeci is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1992)
  • May 29 "Les Miserables" opens at Aotea Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand