Events in Music on July 1

  • 1933 Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden
  • 1950 "Lost in the Stars" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 281 performances

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1956 Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 1963 The Beatles record "She Loves You" & "I'll Get You"
  • 1967 "Funny Girl" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 performances
  • 1967 Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" goes #1 in the United States, where it would stay for 15 weeks

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1968 John Lennon's 1st full art exhibition (You are Here)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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1970 Jimi Hendrix 1st recording session (NYC)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1972 "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • 1972 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
  • 1973 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 performances
  • 1978 "Act" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances
  • 1982 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • 1984 "Baby" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 1987 WHN-AM in NY City changes call letters to WFAN (now WEVD) replacing WHN's country music, WYNY-FM adopts country music format
  • 1995 "Kiss of the Spider Woman" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 performances
  • 1996 Placido Domingo becomes art director of Washington Opera

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2015 Misty Copeland becomes the 1st African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland