On This Day

Events in Music on June 27

  • 1950 "Liar" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1959 "West Side Story" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 734 performances
  • 1964 "Sie Liebt Dich (She Loves You)" by Die Beatles peaks at #97
  • 1969 50,000 attend Denver Pop Festival

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1971 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" closes at Golden NYC after 31 performances

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz
  • 1976 "Pacific Overtures" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances
  • 1982 "Dancin'" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1,774 performances

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1992 "57 Channels (and Nothin' on)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
  • 1993 "Falsettos" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 487 performances
  • 1994 "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1994 Aerosmith become first major band to let fans download a full new track free from the internet
  • 2005 "Bad Day" single is released by Daniel Powter, 1st song to sell 2 million digital copies in the US (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)
  • 2009 Fayette Pinkney, American pop-soul singer (The Three Degrees - "When Will I See You Again?") dies of acute respiratory failure at 61