Events in Music on June 25

  • 1870 Opera "Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)" is produced (Munich)
  • 1910 Igor Stravinsky's ballet "The Firebird" premieres at the Opéra de Paris, Paris

Music release#1 in the Charts

1938 "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
  • 1952 "Wish You Were Here" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 performances
  • 1955 "Can Can" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances
  • 1964 WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th
  • 1966 Beatles' "Paperback Writer" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1966 Dmitri Shostakovich's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad

  • 1967 First global satellite television programme "Our World" broadcast featuring 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing "All You Need is Love"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971 Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Barry White's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe" is released

Singer Barry White
Singer
Barry White
  • 1979 "Got Tu Go Disco" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1980 "Fearless Frank" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1983 "Evita" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 1568 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1984 Prince releases his "Purple Rain" album

  • 1988 "Chess" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1992 "Les Miserables" opens at Vinorhady Theatre, Prague

Music releaseAlbum Release

1996 Jay-Z releases his debut studio album "Beyond Reasonable Doubt" with Roc-A-Fella Records and Priority Records

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • 1997 Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop