Events in Music on September 19

  • 1908 Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague
  • 1953 "Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 performances
  • 1960 Chubby Checker's "Twist" hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
  • 1976 "Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986 "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music releaseAlbum Release

1988 Bon Jovi release their 4th album "New Jersey" - most top ten hits of any rock/glam metal album (5)

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

Music releaseAlbum Release

1989 "Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814" 4th studio album by Janet Jackson is released (Grammy Award Best Long Form Music Video 1990, Billboard Album of the Year 1990)

  • 1996 "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC