Events in Music on June 25

  • 1870 Opera "Die Walk├╝re (The Valkyrie)" is produced (Munich)

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
  • 1966 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad
  • 1967 400 million watch Beatles "Our World" TV special

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

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder

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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