On This Day

Events in Music on July 11

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967 Kenny Rogers forms 1st Edition

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers

Music releaseMusic Single

1969 David Bowie releases the single "Space Oddity" 9 days before Apollo 11 lands on the moon

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • 1969 Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"
  • 1982 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1984 Britain's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe
  • 1987 Heart's "Alone" single goes #1 for 3 weeks

Music releaseAlbum Release

1995 Shaggy releases his third studio album "Bombastic" (Grammy Award Best Reggae Album)

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper