Events in Music on October 6

  • 1871 Fisk Jubilee Singers begin 1st national tour
  • 1898 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1927 "The Jazz Singer", directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, released, 1st film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928)
  • 1948 "Polonaise" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1956 Dmitri Shostakovich's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1963 Barbra Streisand appears on "Judy Garland Show"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland
  • 1964 "Cambridge Circus" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1965 Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"
  • 1974 "Mack & Mabel" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 66 performances
  • 1980 John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) sentenced to 3 months imprisonment on assault charges

Music releaseMusic Single

1987 "Faith" single released by George Michael (Billboard Song of the Year 1988)

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael