On This Day

Events in Music on July 23

  • 1961 Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres

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1961 American opera singer Grace Bumbry becomes the first black singer to perform at the Bayreuth Festival, Germany, she earns 42 curtain calls

Opera Singer Grace Bumbry
Opera Singer
Grace Bumbry
  • 1965 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK

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1966 Frank Sinatra's album "Strangers In The Night" is No. 1 on the US charts, (Grammy for Record Of The Year and Best Male Vocal Performance)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 1976 Wings release "Let 'em In"

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1992 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

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1994 Dancer and actor Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 1995 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances

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2010 One Direction is formed during the X Factor show as Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson join together

Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik