Events in Music on June 24

  • 1374 Sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion
  • 1954 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" closes at Imperial NYC after 229 performances

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1956 "Steve Allen Show" returns on NBC-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 1961 "Happiest Girl in the World" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 97 performances
  • 1961 Beatles record "If You Love Me Baby"

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1971 "McCabe and Mrs Miller" film by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie with songs by Leonard Cohen is released

Actress Julie Christie
Actress
Julie Christie
Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

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1992 Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School at 43

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel