Events in Music on June 6

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

Musical Finale

1931 George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's musical "Girl Crazy" starring Ginger Rogers and featuring debut of Ethel Merman, closes at the Alvin Theater, NYC, after 272 performances, and making stars of Rogers and Merman

Television Finale

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

Music History

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

  • 1964 The Beatles arrive in Netherlands

Music Single

1965 The Rolling Stones release music single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Music Concert

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear for an unannounced performance, joining Frank Zappa on stage at Fillmore East in NYC

  • 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

Album Release

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

  • 1988 22nd Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis & Statler Brothers win
  • 1992 Ben Vereen suffers head and leg injuries when hit by a vehicle while walking along a dark stretch of highway in Malibu, California; Vereen had earlier fallen asleep while driving and hit a tree, record producer David Foster was behind the wheel of vehicle that hit Vereen [1]
  • 1994 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens win
  • 2017 Korean singer T.O.P is rushed to hospital after a suspected overdose while serving mandatory military service