Events in Music on June 16

  • 1902 "The Wizard of Oz" musical first opens in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958 "Flip Top Box" by Dicky Doo & The Don'ts hits #46
  • 1961 Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West at Le Bourget Airport in Paris
  • 1967 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival
  • 1977 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
  • 1979 "Logical Song" by Supertramp peaks at #6
  • 1980 Musical comedy film "Blues Brothers" with Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi premieres in Chicago
  • 1990 "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
  • 1991 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 1997 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes

Music releaseAlbum Release

2018 Beyoncé and Jay-Z release their joint album "Everything is Love"

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer