Events in Music on July 10

Music History

1762 Louis-François Roubiliac's monument to George Frideric Handel is unveiled at Westminster Abbey in London, England [1]

Music History

1937 Belgian-Romani-French jazz guitarist'Django Reinhardt's "Quintette du Hot Club" 'debuts at La Grosse Pomme nightclub in Montmartre, Paris

  • 1948 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances
  • 1948 "Ballet Ballads" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • 1948 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 1964 The Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night", their 3rd studio album
  • 1965 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 1965 Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • 1975 Gladys Knight and Pips Summer Series premieres on NBC-TV
  • 1977 "Happy End" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 75 performances

Music History

1979 Chuck Berry begins 4 months term in prison for $200,000 in tax evasion

  • 1984 Prolific studio drummer Jim Gordon convicted of murdering his mother and sentenced 16 years to life in prison. Diagnosed with schizophrenia after the killing, he is serving time in a medical / psychiatric prison, and has been denied parole 10 times as of 2018. [1]

Historic Publication

1985 Playboy (and also Penthouse) publish nude pictures of Madonna

  • 1994 "Hedda Gabler" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 33 performances

Album Release

2000 Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes" (Grammy Award Best Alternative Album 2002)

Music History

2018 Drake surpasses The Beatles record of most singles in Billboard Hot One 100 with seven against their five from his album "Scorpion"

Music History

2019 Taylor Swift named the world's highest paid entertainer by Forbes earning $185 million in 2018