Events in Music on October 31

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1724 George Frideric Handel's opera "Tamerlano" premieres at the King's Theatre in London

  • 1949 "Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances
  • 1957 "Jamaica" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances
  • 1963 Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatles & their fans at London Airport

Music release#1 in the Charts

1964 Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

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1969 George Harrison's "Something" is released in UK

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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1970 Jim Morrison is sentenced to six months in jail and a $500 fine for indecent exposure and open profanity, though remains free on a $50,000 bond pending appeal

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1971 "On the Town" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 65 performances

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1975 Bob Geldof's first appearance with The Boomtown Rats

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1982 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St James NYC after 9 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1983 Paul McCartney releases "Pipes of Peace" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1984 Howard Goodall & Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man" premieres in London
  • 1993 "Wonderful Tennessee" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances

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1993 Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • 1994 "Creep" single released by TLC – their 1st US No.1 (Billboard Song of the Year 1995)