Billy Joel's big moments in June: A Tony Awards performance, Katie Lee split, more

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From his Tony's performance in Times Square to his appearance at Yankee Stadium, here are the notable Billy Joel anniversaries on the calendar this month.

June 2-4, 1977

June 2-4, 1977: Billy Joel plays Carnegie Hall.
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June 2-4, 1977: Billy Joel plays Carnegie Hall. Here, he performs at one of his first Nassau Coliseum concerts on Dec. 11, 1977.

June 8

June 8, 2003: Billy Joel opens the Tony
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June 8, 2003: Billy Joel opens the Tony Awards in Times Square, singing "New York State of Mind."

June 8-10, 1976

June 8-10, 1976: Billy Joel plays three nights
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June 8-10, 1976: Billy Joel plays three nights at Manhattan's hip Bottom Line.

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June 14

June 14, 2001: Billy Joel is awarded the
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June 14, 2001: Billy Joel is awarded the Johnny Mercer Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame dinner in Manhattan.

June 15

June 15, 1972: Billy Joel performs at Wollman
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June 15, 1972: Billy Joel performs at Wollman Rink in Manhattan's Central Park at the Schaefer Music Festival.

June 17

June 17, 2009: Katie Lee and Billy Joel
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June 17, 2009: Katie Lee and Billy Joel confirm that their marriage is over.

June 21

June 21, 2014: Billy Joel performs as part
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June 21, 2014: Billy Joel performs as part of his artist's residency at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.

June 22-23

June 22-23, 1990: Billy Joel plays Yankee Stadium.
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June 22-23, 1990: Billy Joel plays Yankee Stadium.

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June 23-28, 1980

June 23-28, 1980: Billy Joel plays Madison Square
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June 23-28, 1980: Billy Joel plays Madison Square Garden.

June 24

June 24, 2016: Billy Joel makes a surprise
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June 24, 2016: Billy Joel makes a surprise appearance with Big Shot, the Billy Joel tribute band, at the Paramount in Huntington.

June 27

June 27, 2016: Billy Joel joins Gov. Andrew
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June 27, 2016: Billy Joel joins Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Sandra Lee on the road during a breast cancer awareness motorcycle ride.

June 1980

June 1980: Billy Joel's
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June 1980: Billy Joel's "Glass Houses" hits No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, and spends 6 weeks there.

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