On This Day

Events in Music in November 1997

Sports History

Nov 1 Expanded Negro Leagues Museum and the new American Jazz Museum open in Kansas City's historic 18th and Vine district

  • Nov 2 "Barrymore" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances

Album Release

Nov 4 "Come On Over" 3rd studio album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1999)

  • Nov 6 "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • Nov 9 "Cherry Orchard" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • Nov 9 "Scarlet Pimpernel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC
  • Nov 10 "Jackie - An American Life" opens at Belasco Theater NYC
  • Nov 13 "Lion King" opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC
  • Nov 16 "1776" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Nov 18 70s glam-rock star Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) arrested by British police in child porn probe
  • Nov 18 "Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture" album is released by Sony Music Soundtrax
  • Nov 19 "Eugene Onegin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • Nov 19 "Old Neighborhood" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • Nov 20 "Ivanov" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • Nov 24 "Street Corner Symphony" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC; runs for 79 performances

Album Release

Nov 25 "Sevens" 7th studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 1998, Billboard Album of the Year 1998)

  • Nov 30 "Eugene Onegin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC