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Musical comedy The Casino Girl is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
Comedy vocalists The Melani Trio, singing and dancing duo Hedrix And Prescott and French singing quartet Les Troubadours Toulousians, are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Bijou Musical Comedy Co. presents A Trip To Chinatown at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Fiddler John 'Uncle Bunt' Stevens records Sail Away Lady in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
The Dixie Ramblers record Franklin County Blues, Jefferson County Blues, Flat Footed Nigger, Ridin' In An Old Model T, Let Us Try My Dream and That Little Shack I Call My Home Sweet Home, for ARC Records in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Cyril Blake's Calypso Band record Man Smart And Woman Smarter, for Parlophone Records in London, UK.
Jimmy Durante opens at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
Wee Willie Harris, The Most Brothers, Tony Crombie And His Rockets and Les Hobeaux Skiffle Group play the last of six nights at the Alhambra, Bradford, UK.
Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly And The Crickets, Frankie Lymon, Larry Williams, Screamin' Jay Hawkins and others appear at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA, in Alan Freed's annual Big Beat Show.
In Los Angeles, California, USA, Gene Vincent and Johnny Cash appear on KABC tv show Country America.
Long-running package tour the Biggest Show of Stars for '59 plays in Richmond, Virginia, USA, with a line-up featuring The Coasters, Lloyd Price, Clyde McPhatter, Bo Diddley, The Crests, LaVern Baker, Frankie Lymon and Little Anthony and The Imperials.
Peretz Bernstein is born in New York City, USA. He will find fame as Perry Farrell, leader of Jane's Addiction.
Bill Henderson is playing during a 22-day engagement at The Playboy Key Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Max Roach Quintet, Abbey Lincoln and Mal Waldron play during a two-week residency at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA. The gigs provide a showcase for Roach's Freedom Now Suite, which powerfully advocates civil rights.
Brook Benton plays the sixth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Minnesota-based rock'n'roll band The Trashmen record Lucille and Green Onions for Garrett Records in the USA.
The Standells make a guest appearance on tv series Ben Casey in the USA, in an episode entitled Three Li'l Lambs.
The John Coltrane Quartet plays at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
The Fugs play at The East End Theatre, New York City, USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Dungeon, Nottingham, UK.
Blues singer, guitarist and recording artist Sue Foley is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Mountain play at The Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Black Sabbath.
Piedmont blues-style singer, guitarist and harmonica player Frank Edwards plays at The Fine Arts Festival, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
The Bob Dylan single Tangled Up In Blue enters the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart where it will peak at No31 during a three-week stay.
Jeannine Deckers, better known to the world as The Singing Nun, and her companion of ten years, Annie Pecher, both commit suicide by an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol at their home in the Green Horizons apartment building in Wavre, Belgium, Europe. She had enjoyed huge international success in 1961 with the hit single Dominique.
The Grateful Dead play at Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale, New York State, USA. Jazz saxophone virtuoso Branford Marsalis appears with the band as a guest musician on this night.
The Backstreet Boys comeback tour plays at The House of Blues, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Bravery release their debut LP, The Bravery, in the USA.
Avril Lavigne announces upcoming tour dates beginning in July.
Jamie Masada, owner of comedy camp The Laugh Factory, testifies in the Michael Jackson child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA. He states that he received a call from the mother of Jackson's young accuser, claiming that she and her children were being held against their will at Jackson's Neverland ranch. But under cross-examination, he reveals that he never alerted police.
Will Smith releases a new album, Lost And Found, on Interscope Records.
Thrice release a 'career retrospective' album and DVD, If We Could Only See Us Now, on Island Def Jam Records in the USA.
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On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at the AIS Arena, Canberra, Australia, Oceania.
Bonobo releases his fourth LP, Black Sands, on Ninja Tune Records.
The Mountain Goats release their thirteenth album, All Eternals Deck, on Merge Records in the USA.
Britney Spears releases her seventh album, Femme Fatale, in the USA, the Philippines, Malaysia and Taiwan.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Engenhao Stadium, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, South America.
Delta Spirit play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Blues-rock combo The Matt O'Ree Band plays at Sweet Caroline's, Winchester, Virginia, USA.
On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Vulturegeist, Fortress and Thosgrol play at El Rio, San Francisco, California, USA.
Paolo Nutini plays at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland.
Jorma Kaukonen plays the third of four nights at The Entrance Ramp, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Lukas Graham play at Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.