On This Day

Events in Music on November 6

  • 1919 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1952 Dmitri Shostakovich's cantata "About our Fatherland" premieres

  • 1953 Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb" premieres
  • 1957 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1971 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1975 "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1975 First performance by punk band The Sex Pistols at St Martins College, London

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk Malcolm McLaren
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk
Malcolm McLaren
  • 1977 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances
  • 1986 "Just Like the First Time" 2nd studio album by Freddie Jackson is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1987)

Music releaseAlbum Release

1990 "I'm Your Baby Tonight" 3rd studio album by Whitney Houston is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)

  • 1991 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 performances
  • 1997 "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

2002 36th Country Music Association Award: Alan Jackson & Martina McBride wins

Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride

Music awardsMusic Awards

2006 40th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban wins

Singer Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
Country Singer-Songwriter Keith Urban
Country Singer-Songwriter
Keith Urban