On This Day

Events in Music on September 24

  • 1884 Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis" premieres in NYC
  • 1906 V Herbert & H Blossom's musical "Red Mill" premieres in NYC
  • 1928 Cohan and Lardner's musical "Elmer the Great" premieres in NYC

Music releaseTheater Premiere

1930 Noël Coward's play "Private Lives" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1953 "Take a Giant Step" opens on Broadway
  • 1955 "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances

Film PremierJailhouse Rock Premieres

1957 "Jailhouse Rock" single released by Elvis Presley (Billboard Song of the Year 1957)

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A publicity shot from the film showing Elvis Presley during the dance sequence in Jailhouse Rock
A publicity shot from the film showing Elvis Presley during the dance sequence in Jailhouse Rock
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  • 1968 "That's Life" premieres-A Broadway musical type TV show

Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare FactsOh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

1976 "Oh! Calcutta!" revival opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5,959 performances, Broadway’s longest-running musical revue

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A brief cover-up by the cast of
A brief cover-up by the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!"
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  • 1977 "Estrada" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 7 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984 Paul McCartney release "No More Lonely Nights"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Music releaseAlbum Release

1991 Rock band Nirvana release their 2nd studio album "Nevermind"

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
Singer-Songwriter and Musician Dave Grohl
Singer-Songwriter and Musician
Dave Grohl

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1995 Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skier

Music awardsMusic Awards

1997 31st Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
Country Singer Trisha Yearwood
Country Singer
Trisha Yearwood

Film release premierFilm Premier

2010 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Actor Andrew Garfield
Actor
Andrew Garfield
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake