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

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