On This Day

Events in Music on November 30

  • 1885 Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)
  • 1955 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • 1957 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
  • 1974 "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
  • 1974 "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances
  • 1980 "Banjo Dancing" closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances
  • 1980 "Perfectly Frank" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1980 "West Side Story" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 341 performances

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1982 "Thriller", 6th studio album by Michael Jackson is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year 1984, best-selling album of all time, Billboard Album of the Year 1983)

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  • 1986 "Flamenco Puro" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • 1994 Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at the BBC", is released in Britain
  • 1997 "Eugene Onegin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC