Events in Music on January 6

  • 1950 "Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1951 "Pardon Our French" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1957 Elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1958 Gibson patents Flying V Guitar
  • 1963 "Oliver!" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 774 performances
  • 1964 Rolling Stones' 1st tour as headline act (with Ronettes)
  • 1968 Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks
  • 1969 Supremes release "I'm Livin' In Shame"

Music concertMusic Concert

1971 Neil Young returns to his homeland of Canada for his first concert there since his pre-stardom days

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • 1975 1000 Led Zeppelin fans, waiting overnight inside the lobby of the Boston Garden for tickets to the group's February 4th gig to go on sale, cause a riot and an esimated $30,000 damage

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1977 EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols

Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones
  • 1980 "1940's Radio Hour" closes at St James Theater NYC after 105 performances
  • 1991 "Gypsy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 477 performances
  • 1993 Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones
  • 1994 "The Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 1997 "It's a Slippery Slope" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

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2016 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" breaks North American box office record, passing the $760.5m taken by "Avatar"

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams