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

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.
Photo Credit: Sony Music / Art Maillet

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
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Lawrence Lucier

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
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Keating

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

June 14

June 14, 2001: Billy Joel is awarded the
Photo Credit: AP / Stephen Chernin

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
Photo Credit: Newsday / Dick Kraus

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
Photo Credit: Getty Images

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

June 21

June 21, 2014: Billy Joel performs as part
Photo Credit: Yana Paskova

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.
Photo Credit: AP / Ed Bailey

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

June 23-28, 1980

June 23-28, 1980: Billy Joel plays Madison Square
Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur

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

June 24

June 24, 2016: Billy Joel makes a surprise
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

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
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

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
Photo Credit: Sony Music

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

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