Events in Music on June 11

  • 1964 Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference
  • 1964 Queen Elizabeth orders Beatles to her birthday party, they attend
  • 1966 "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

1966 "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones peaks at #1

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • 1966 "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 performances
  • 1966 "Sloop John B" by The Beach Boys hits #1 in UK

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1966 Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig (San Francisco)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • 1969 "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hits #1 in UK
  • 1976 Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA
  • 1977 "Dance & Shake Your Tambourine" by Universal Robot Band peaks at #93

Film release premierFilm Release

1978 Film "Grease" opens, starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, based on the 1971 musical

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

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1983 "My Love" by Lionel Richie peaks at #5

Music releaseAlbum Release

1991 Natalie Cole releases "Unforgettable...with Love", covering her father's standards, (Grammy for Album of the Year)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole

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2002 "American Idol" created by Simon Fuller with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson premieres on Fox

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell
Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 2017 71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" best musical, "Oslo" best play