We've updated one of our most popular Apps

Did you know that Ozzy Osbourne was voted the nation's favourite ambassador to welcome aliens to planet Earth?

Or Hyla stingi is a Colombian tree frog named after Sting in recognition of his work for the rain forest?

Well, if facts like these excite you, get this App!

The update also includes:

More music quiz questions (you are now scored out of 10 every time you play).

We've updated all the ‘On This Day’ info which covers musical happenings for 366 days of the year, (so much happened last year with the rise of Adele, George Michael cutting back on his cannabis intake, and the deaths of Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston & Davy Jones).

And all the latest No.1 hits from the UK, US and Australia in Birthday No.1. (see what song was N0.1 on the day you were born).

* Featured in The Sunday Telegraph Top 250 Best Apps

* This Day In Music has been Top 10 on the iTunes music charts in over 50 countries!

"...its Sixties-style design and archive of photos really shine. Were you aware that Madonna has an eight-legged pond bug named after her? If you knew already, or at least are now glad that you do, this app is perfect." The Sunday Times

"The very wonderful This Day in Music app is packed with thousands of ace facts - get it now." News Of The World

"The facts are endless. I thought I would run out of quiz questions or things I didn’t know about rock stars way before I wanted to. On the contrary, in all cases, I wound up running out on them, not because I ever got bored, but out of eagerness to see what the next sections of the app had to offer"

"Calling all music lovers and trivia fans... There's a new music app available that will blow you away with its sleek and ingenious package." Cool iPhone apps

"It's the perfect app for music fans, no mater what age or gender they are. The abundance of music info that you'll get from the app is certainly worth the price."

Your daily guide to the facts, the figures, the dates, the times and the places, and most of all the stars, that made rock and pop the most vibrant art form of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Major music happenings 365 days of the year.

A very addictive music quiz, with hundreds of questions which will test the brainiest of music buffs!

See what song was #1 on the charts on the day you were born.

See which pop stars were born on the same day as you.

Things you didn’t know, hundreds of music trivia facts to impress your friends!

Like: Did you know in 2006, a new water bear species, 'Echiniscus madonnae' a microscopic, water-dwelling, animal with eight legs was named after the singer Madonna?

This Day in Music is a companion to the highly successful site which is also available as a best selling book.

This app contains over 5,000 music facts as well as hundreds of exclusive images making it a must for any music fan.

Who were The Fir Trees?
How did Metallica get their name?
Whose drummer was killed in a freak accident?
What is the biggest selling rock album of all time?
Which famous singer worked at Dunkin' Donuts?
Who had a pet chimp that drank whisky?

Visit our site now at or to view more fantastic music Apps, visit

What's New

Version 2.2

* More 'On This Day' information added
* Birthday number ones updated
* New 10-question quiz mode

Ratings and Reviews

2 out of 5

6 Ratings

6 Ratings

This day in music


As much as I enjoy. It needs updated.



Quiz gives half of the same questions over and over. Huge waste of $2.99. Just bad.



dudes, when is this app going to be updated?
it’s been weeks running now...


65.5 MB
Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Music Sales Limited / Neil Cossar


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