On This Day

Events in Music on September 15

  • 1928 Stothard, Kalmar & Ruby's musical "Good Boy" premieres in NYC
  • 1948 "Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • 1951 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Ziegfeld NYC after 740 performances
  • 1962 "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • 1964 Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland

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1968 "Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park" Show on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

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1970 Decca awards Bing Crosby a 2nd platinum disc for selling 300 million

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1977 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 124 performances

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1980 Paul McCartney releases "Temporary Secretary"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Raimund Theatre, Vienna

Music releaseMusic Single

1993 Single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" sung by Meat Loaf and composed by Jim Steinman is released. Goes on to be No. 1 in 28 countries.

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman

Music releaseMusic Single

2005 "Be Without You" single released by Mary J. Blige (Billboard Song of the Year 2006, Grammy Award Best R&B Song, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2005)

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige