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The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
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.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
Singer and popular songwriter Hank Fort is playing at The Jefferson Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during a three-week stay at Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Tony Bennett plays during a two-week engagement at The Vogue Room, Hotel Holland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Judy Garland plays during a month at The Curran Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy Three Wishes For Jamie is presented at The Plymouth Theatre, New York City, USA.
The Austin Powell Quintet is playing during a week-long engagement at Grace's Little Club, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Paul Pendarvis And His Orchestra are playing at the newly-re-opened Dinner Room of The Golden Hotel, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Ames Brothers are playing during a week-long engegement at The Latin Casino, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Nat King Cole is playing during a week-long engagement at The Three Rivers Club, Syracuse, New York City, USA.
Sophie Tucker plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Music producer Gunther Mende is born in Wiesbaden, Germany, Europe. He is best-known for his work with Celine Dion, Falco, Jennifer Rush and Tina Turner.
Judy Garland is the guest artist on the Bing Crosby Cheserfield Radio Show in the USA. Songs performed include Over The Rainbow, Walkin' My Baby Back Home, You Made Me Love You, You're Just In Love, Hello Ma Baby, In My Merry Oldsmobile.
Doris Day records It's Magic with Percy Faith and his Orchestra for her Columbia Records album Hooray for Hollywood (Vol. 2) in the USA.
The Western Cherokees record Cry Baby Cry, Fallen Angels,Wedding Bouquet and other songs at Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 West 7th Street, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
John Perry is born in Bristol, England, UK. He will rise to prominence as guitarist with The Only Ones in 1976. In his later career he will work with Johnny Thunders, Marianne Faithfull, Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, the Sisters of Mercy, Mick Green, Robert Palmer, Freddie Stevenson, Jayne County, Screaming Lord Sutch, Nick Kent And The Subterraneans, Michael Nyman and Evan Dando of The Lemonheads.
Contemporary Christian songwriter and singer Scott Wesley Brown is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Hank Williams appears on the cover of Pathfinder magazine in the USA.
The Chuck Wagon Gang record Way Up In Glory, After A While, Home Of The Soul and other songs at Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Elton Britt and The Jordanaires record God's Little Candles and I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord, at RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th Street, Manhattan, New York City, USA. At the same session, but without Britt, The Jordanaires record My Rock and I'll Tell It Wherever I Go.
Tommy Dean And His Gloom Chasers record Raining, Just Right, Lonely Monday, Foolish and Cool One - Groove Two for Delmark Records at Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eddie Fisher features on the cover of jazz magazine Downbeat in the USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.