On This Day

Events in Music on June 30

  • 1956 "Pipe Dream" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 1956 "Shangri-La" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1958 "No Chemise, Please" by Gerry Grenahan peaks at #24
  • 1966 Beatles land in Tokyo for a concert tour

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1977 Marvel Comics publish "Kiss book" tributing rock group Kiss

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • 1979 "Got To Go Disco" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances

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1979 johnny rotten and Joan Collins appear together on BBC TV's "Juke Box Jury"

Musician John Lydon
Musician
John Lydon
  • 1979 "Good Times" single released by Chic (Billboard Song of the Year 1979)
  • 1982 "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" closes at Nederlander NYC after 333 performances
  • 1985 "The King & I" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • 1989 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Muzyczyny, Gdynia
  • 1992 "End of the Road" single released by Boyz II Men (Grammy Award Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best R&B Song 1993, Billboard Song of the Year 1992)
  • 1993 "Les Miserables" opens at Point Theatre, Dublin
  • 1996 "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • 1996 "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 1996 "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances

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2015 Misty Copeland becomes the 1st African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland

Music concertMusic Concert

2019 The Killers headline the Gastonbury Music festival with Kylie Minogue playing the Pyramid stage 14 years after cancer forced her to cancel

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue