On This Day

Events in Music on June 6

  • 1931 "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960 "Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen

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1962 The Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time and record "Besame Mucho" with Pete Best on drums

Music Producer George Martin
Music Producer
George Martin
Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best
  • 1964 The Beatles arrive in Netherlands
  • 1965 Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseAlbum Release

1972 David Bowie releases his breakthrough album "The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 1977 Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert at Calabasas Park Country Club & Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles to benefit the United Way
  • 1983 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins & Roy Acuff win

Music releaseAlbum Release

1986 "Storms of Life" debut album by Randy Travis is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1987)

Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Miranda Lambert
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Miranda Lambert
  • 2017 Korean singer T.O.P is rushed to hospital after a suspected overdose while serving mandatory military service
  • 2018 52nd CMT Music Awards: Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood win