1961-06-16

Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris

1967-06-16

50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival

1977-06-16 - The Beatles

"Beatlemania" opens on Broadway

1980-06-16 - The Blues Brothers

"Blues Brothers," premieres in Chicago

1997-06-16 - Alan Jackson

31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes

1591-06-16 - Joseph Solomon Delmedigo

Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655) was born

1633-06-16 - Nathaniel Schnittelbach

Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer was born

1637-06-16 - Giovanni Paulo Colonna

Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer was born

1752-06-16 - Meingosus Gaelle

Meingosus Gaelle, composer was born

1843-06-16 - David Popper

David Popper, composer was born

1843-06-16 - Jan Malat

Jan Malat, composer was born

1853-06-16 - Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren

Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer was born

1863-06-16 - Paul Antonin Vidal

Paul Antonin Vidal, composer was born

1894-06-16 - Norman Kerry

Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera) was born

1901-06-16 - Conrad Beck

Conrad Beck, composer was born