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Musical duo Foster And Foster are appearing in A Vaudeville Revelation at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jazz tenor saxophonist and recording artist Vido Musso is born in Carrini, Sicily, Italy, Europe. In a long career, he will work with Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and others.
The musical revue Around The Map, billed as "A Musical Globe Trot" is presented at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
The "farcical musical comedy" The Only Girl is playing at The Orpheum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Will Bradley And His Orchestra, with Ray McKinley, record
When Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Second Annual Esquire Jazz Concert at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, Billie Holiday sings with them on two songs - Lover Man and I Cover The Waterfront.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy High Button Shoes is presented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 727 performances on Broadway. Music for the show is written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn.
Monte Rey, billed as "Radio's Famous Romantic Singer" plays the first night of a week at The Metropolitan Theatre, Edgeware Road, London, UK.
Ralph Flanagan releases his version of the currently popular song Rag Mop [aka Rag Mopp] on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Blues vocalist and pianist Charles Brown records Again, My Baby's Gone, Repentance Blues, Texas Blues, Gee! and One Never Knows, Does One?, for Aladdin Records in Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical revue Alive And Kicking opens at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 46 performances.
The Ray Anthony Orchestra is playing at The Seville Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Cliff Richard breaks UK tv viewing records when he is seen by 19.5m people on Sunday Night At The London Palladium. Also on the bill are The Platters.
Jazz guitarist Rene Thomas plays at The Jazzmo Club, Quebec City, Canada.
Jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd records Gate City at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
Elvis Presley comes to the end of filming his movie Wild In The Country at the 20th Century Ranch, near Santa Monica, California, USA.
Paul Anka continues a three-week season at Coconut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
US Army Private James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] writes home, asking for his guitar to be sent to himn at his military base.
Joanie Somers plays the first night of a two-week engagement at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
P.J. Proby plays at The New Theatre, Oxford, UK, supported by Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers.
The Yardbirds play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, London, UK.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company are playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ravi Shankar plays at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Rita Faye records before Charlie Gets Home, Promise Me Anything and Hideaway Honey in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Roy Drusky, with Jerry Kennedy as producer, records Big Sweet From Boston, You'd Better Sit Down Kids and Let's Put Our World Back Together, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Martha And The Vandellas play during a week of shows at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd spend the first of three days rehearsing a new suite of music which will become their album Dark Side Of The Moon, at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK.
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A new band, Talking Heads, begins rehearsing in a loft on the Lower East Side, New York City, USA.
UFO play the first of two nights at the City Hall, Newcastle, UK, supported by Girl.
Echo And The Bunnymen play a 'secret' gig in The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK, Europe, which is filmed for posterity under the title Shine So Hard.
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Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich by Warrant is certified as a double-platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Popular 1940s jazz saxophonist Charlie Ventura dies from lung cancer, aged 75, in Pleasantville, New Jersey, USA. Ventura had worked with Gene Krupa, Charlie Parker, Kai Winding, Bob Carter, Lou Stein, Shelly Manne, Fats Navarro, and Buddy Rich.
Garth Brooks is named Artist Of The Decade for the '90s during the American Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA. He also wins awards as Favorite Male Country Artist and for Favorite Country Album (Sevens).
Metallica co-founder James Hetfield's wife Francesca gives birth to a baby girl, Marcella Francesca, in San Francisco, California, USA.
R.E.M. play at Hala Tivoli, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe.
White Noise Sound release their debut album White Noise Sound, in the UK on Alive Records.
B.B. King plays at The Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Tool play at The TCC Arena, Tucson, Arizona.
Attack Attack! release their third album This Means War in the USA on Rise Records.
Chickenfoot, including guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, play at Poppodium 013, Tilburg, Holland, Europe.
Tom Korni plays on the J2 stage at The Junction, Cambridge, England, UK.
G-Eazy plays at The Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Musician, songwriter and producer Clarence Henry Reid, also known by the stage name and alternate persona Blowfly, dies as a result of recently-diagnosed liver cancer, at a hospice in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, USA.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at KOKO, London, England, UK, Europe.
Fifth Harmony, having decided to continue as a quartet after the departure of Camila Cabello, re-sign with Epic Records and Syco in the USA.