Events in Music on November 21

  • 1901 Richard Strauss' opera "Feuersnot" premieres in Dresden
  • 1937 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres in Lenningrad
  • 1964 "Something More!" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1964 "Zizi" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1968 Supremes & The Temptations release "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum

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

Music release#1 in the Charts

1981 Olivia Newton-John's "Physical" single goes #1 & stays for 10 weeks

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1983 "Doonesbury" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 1993 "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1995 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"
  • 1996 "Rehearsal" opens at Criterion Theater NYC

Music awardsMusic Awards

2006 33rd American Music Awards: Kelly Clarkson, Sean Paul & Rascal Flatts win

Music releaseAlbum Release

2006 "Kingdom Come" 9th studio album by Jay-Z is released

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga

Music releaseMusic Single

2013 "Happy" single is released by Pharrell Williams (Billboard Song of the Year 2014, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance 2015)