Events in Music on December 19

  • 1881 Opera "Hérodiade" by Jules Massenet is produced in Brussels
  • 1946 Noel Cowards musical "Pacific 1860" premieres in London
  • 1957 "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1960 Frank Sinatra's 1st session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1969 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
  • 1971 "Inner City" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • 1973 "Molly" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 68 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Ron Wood joined The Rolling Stones

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • 1985 "Wind in the Willows" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1987 Bruins' Linseman & Blues' Doug Gilmore score goals, 2 seconds apart
  • 1991 "Christmas Carol" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1993 "Red Shoes" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1996 "Once Upon a Matress" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 187 performances