Events in Music on January 3

  • 1914 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
  • 1941 Sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia
  • 1964 Jack Paar Show, shows a clip of the Beatles singing "She Loves You"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969 John Lennon's "2 Virgins" album declared pornographic in NJ

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1970 "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 1970 "Mame" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1508 performances
  • 1971 "President's Daughter" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1987 "Oh Coward!" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1987 "Smile" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 48 performances

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist, Aretha Franklin

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • 1993 "Catskills on Broadway" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 452 performances
  • 1993 "Christmas Carol" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 22 performances
  • 1993 "Lost in Yonkers" closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 780 performances
  • 1993 "Secret Garden" closes at St James Theater NYC after 706 performances
  • 1993 "Tommy Tune Tonite!" closes at Gershwin NYC after 10 performances
  • 1994 "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 1998 "Side Show," closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 91 performances