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.

Random selection from 51 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years

Topic:

Genre:

Location:

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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Blues Project are playing during thirteen nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Roman Numerals are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Four Tops are playing at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lulu plays during a two-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beacon Street Union play during a three-night stand at The Cheetah, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes play at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The Foundations play at The Kinema, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Tommy Tallarico is born in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a composer, musician, arranger, producer and sound designer, especially in the field of video games.
The Cream spend the ninth of eleven days of recording tracks in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, for their double album Wheels Of Fire.
Paul Revere And The Raiders play a one-nighter in Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Nice play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Iveys play at The R.F. Club, Seven Sisters, South Wales, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.
The Who have a recording session in De Lane Lea Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, England, UK, Europe.
The first session by folk supergroup The Pentangle for the BBC radio show Top Gear is broadcast in the UK. The group has not, at this point, made any studio recordings, reportedly because group guitarists Bert Jansch and John Renbourn were still under solo contracts with Transatlantic Records.
Lionel Hampton And His Jazz Inner Circle play a benefit concert at The Town Hall, New Yok City, USA, for The Harlem Hospital School Of Nursing.
The Spontaneous Music Ensemble records Karyobin Parts 1 and 2 in Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at The Crown And Cushion Club, Biormingham, England, UK, Europe.
Roger McBride is born in Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA. He will find some success as rapper King T aka King Tee.
The Colour Supplement play at The Waggon And Horses, Meir, Staffordshire, England, UK, Europe.
Cats Pyjamas play at The Carlton Ballroom, Erdington, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe.
Judy Collins plays at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Elvis Presley spends some of the day riding his horse, Rising Sun, in the grounds of Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Just Us play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by DJ Kazoon.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play two shows at The Music Hall, Houston, Texas, supported by Soft Machine, Chessmen, Moving Sidewalks.. After the shows, Hendrix gives his pink Fender Stratocaster to Billy Gibbons of support band Moving Sidewalks, later to form Z.Z.Top.
Read More
Solomon King begins a short season at The Scala, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
The Bee Gees record a live session for the BBC Radio 1 show Top Gear in London, England, UK, Europe.
Miles Davis is recording Side Car 2, at Columbia Studios, New York City, USA.
The Mothers Of Invention and The Charles Lloyd Quartet play in The Durfee Theatre, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles is interviewed in London, England, UK, Europe, by the London Evening Standard.
Bobbie Gentry appears on the Ed Sullivan tv show in New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd appear on Radio et Television Belge, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Eyes Of Blue play at The Cat Ballou Club, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Reaction and The Rick'n'Beckers play at The Corn Exchange, Maidstone, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard and the Northern Counties Confederation Choir perform a live gospel-oriented concert at the City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Binghampton, New York State, USA.
Judy Garland and Tony Bennett play at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Unfortunately, Garland's portion of the show is not completed. The official explanation is that she is suffering from food poisoning, but it has been speculated that over-medication might have been the real cause of her disorientation during the performance.
The Youngbloods, Mount Rushmore and Phoenix play the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
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.