Welcome to MusicDayz

The world's largest online archive of date-sorted music facts, bringing day-by-day facts instantly to your fingertips.
Find out what happened on your or your friends' Birthday, Wedding Day, Anniversary or just discover fun facts in musical areas that particularly interest you.
Please take a look around.

Showing all 31 Facts found
Click to filter results

Filter to between years




The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Tom Jones is playing during a month of live dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Tennessee Ernie Ford and The Good Time Singers are playing a three week engagement at Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, California, USA.
Jack Cassidy is playing during two weeks at The Shamrock Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.
Neil Diamond is playing during a twelve-day engagement at Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA.
Renee Raff is playing during a two-week stand at The Apartment, New York City, USA, with Charles De Forest and The Ray Starling Trio.
Marilyn Michaels plays during a four-week engagement at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during a week of shows at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at Paul Suave Arena, Montreal, Canada.
Read More
Tennessee Ernie Ford releases a new album, Tennessee Ernie Ford's World Of Pop And Country Hits, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Lou Rawls is playing during two weeks at The Cave, Vancouver, British Ciolumbia, Canada.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, B.B.King and Jimi Hendrix play the first of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
Read More
Love Sculpture record a live session for BBC radio show Top Gear at BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band play the first of six nights at The Ice House, Glendale, California, USA.
During their Sounds Of Ireland tour, The Irish Rovers' are playing a week of shows at The Place Des Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Byrds release a new single, You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, in the USA on Columbia Records. The song is written by Bob Dylan.
The Generation, a new psychedelic club owned by Barry Imhof, opens on Eighth Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. Later in the year, the club will be bought by Jimi Hendrix and turned into Electric Lady studios. In its relatively short life span The Generation featured acts including Big Brother And the Holding Company, B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Dave Van Ronk, Sly And the Family Stone and John Fahey.
Tim Buckley records a live session in London, England, UK, Europe, for BBC Radio 1 show Top Gear, hosted by John Peel.
Marty Robbins releases a new single, Love Is In The Air, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Elton Britt and Rosalie Allen are playing at The Nashville Room, New York City, USA.
The Beatles inaugurate a new publishing company, Python Music Ltd.
The Bee Gees appear on tv's Smothers Brothers Show in the USA, singing Words and And The Sun Will Shine.
Petula Clark stars in her first North American tv spectacular, Petula, broadcast by NBC in the USA. Her guest is Harry Belafonte. The show marks the first time a man and woman of different races exchanged physical contact on American television, and causes considerable controversy. Doyle Lott, a vice president from Chrysler, the show's sponsor, is present at the taping, and objects to the "interracial touching", fearing that it would offend white Southern viewers — this at a time when racial conflict was a major issue in the U.S. Lott insisted they substitute a different take, but the show's makers refused. Soon after, Doyle Lott was relieved of all his responsibilities at Chrysler.
Read More
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.