Events in Music on May 6

  • 1891 Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike
  • 1948 "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • 1950 "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966 The Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black" in the US

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • 1974 Stolen "Guitar Player" painting by Jan Vermeer found in London
  • 1977 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl" released in UK
  • 1981 "Inacent Black" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1989 34th Eurovision Song Contest: Riva for Yugoslavia wins singing "Rock Me" in Lausanne

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1997 Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Guitarist of the Bee Gees Maurice Gibb
Guitarist of the Bee Gees
Maurice Gibb
  • 2002 "The Good Stuff" single released by Kenny Chesney (Billboard Song of the Year 2002)