On This Day

Events in Music on October 29

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1787 Opera "Don Giovanni", music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte premieres at the National Theater of Bohemia in Prague

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1923 Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway, New York City
  • 1924 "Dixie to Broadway" opens at Broadhurst Theater
  • 1936 Cole Porters musical "Red Hot And Blue", starring Ethel Merman, Jimmy Durante, and Bob Hope, opens at the Alvin Theatre, NYC; runs for 183 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1941 Cole Porter's musical "Let's Face It" opens at the Imperial Theatre, NYC; runs 547 performances

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
  • 1963 "Meet the Beatles" booklet is published
  • 1967 Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni and James Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
  • 1977 "Act" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 233 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1987 "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 performances
  • 1993 "The Sign" single released in Europe by Ace of Base

Music concertMusic Concert

1994 Pink Floyd finishes their final concert tour at Earls Court in London

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • 1995 "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC