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The Imperial Quartet records The Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere, Lead Kindly Light, Speed Our Republic, I Love You Truly and The Flag Without A Stain for Victor Records in Camden, new Jersey, USA.
Billy Watson is starring in "That jolly musical farce" Krausemeyer's Alley at Gayety Burlesque, Washington DC, USA. The show also features The Billy Watson Beauty Chorus.
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 musical Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is prresented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 158 performances.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
Ole Rasmussen And His Nebraska Cornhuskers record Gonna See My Sunday Baby Saturday Night, Which-a-way Will You Go?, Straighten Out Your Troubles (With The Lord) and The Sandhills Of Nebraska, at Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Peggy Lee records I Cover The Waterfront, I May be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful), What More Can A Woman Do?, Manana and Why Don't You Do Right? at Hollywood Center Studios (aka General Service Studios), 1040 North Las Palmas Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. These recordings were made for television use via syndication - and thus were an early form of music video - usually known as telescriptions.
Hank Williams releases a new single Lonesome Whistle, on MGM Records, in the 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.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Fred Waring And The Pennsylvanians play at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Ruth Brown and Billy Eckstine are undertaking an eight-day tour of the West Coast of the USA.
Lloyd Price, Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Five Satins and The Olympics play the third night of a week-long engagement at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Jimmy Jones releases a new single, Handy Man, on Cub Records in the USA.
Jazz clarinettist Mr. Acker Bilk plays at The Palm Court Jazz Club, Purley, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell and saxophonist Coleman Hawkins record Out Of This World, Montana Blues and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Moodsville Records.
Lloyd Price plays the second of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Morgan Hall, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Isley Brothers play the last of nine nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
I'm Into Something Good by Herman's Hermits reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart, a poaitionb it will hold for two weeks.
The Steam Packet, featuring Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll play at The Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England, UK.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet play during a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
San Francisco [Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair] by Scott McKenzie reaches No1 in the Popular Singles chart in Ireland, Europe for just one week.
I Shot The Sheriff, a cover of a Bob Marley song, by Eric Clapton, reaches No1 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Chicago play to an audience of 3,574 people at the Westchester Theatre, Tarrytown, New York State, USA, raking in gross receipts of $42,959.
Takamasa Lee Ishihara is born in Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan. He will find success as Miyavi, guitarist with the visual kei band Due le Quartz, before going on to a successful solo career.
Under the pseudonym Blue Monday and the Cockroaches, The Rolling Stones play a 'secret' pre-tour warm up show at the 350-capacity St Morgan's Cave, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Seventy riot-control officers are called in when over 4000 fans besiege the club.
The Bangles come to the end of recording sessions for their album Different Light at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, California, USA.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the last of three nights at the Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000.
The Tony Williams Quintet spends the first of two days mixing the LP Native Heart at Sorcerer Sound, New York City, USA.
Popular singer Wim De Craene commits suicide, aged 40, by taking an overdose of medication in Ghent, Belgium, Europe.
Phish play at The Living Room, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Steve Earle And the Dukes play at The Playhouse Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
More To Life by Cliff Richard enters the singles chart where it will peak at No23. The song is written by Devizes, Wiltshire, UK-born Simon May.
Nirvana release the album In Utero in the UK. On the same day, Counting Crows release their debut album, August And Everything After.
Lalo Schifrin releases the album Latin Jazz Suite in the USA on Aleph Records.
Actress Renee Zellweger files for annulment of her marriage to country star Kenny Chesney in Los Angeles, California, USA, barely four months after their wedding.
Chris Mills plays at The Black Cat, Washington DC, USA.
The Red Thread play at The Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Neil Young plays a free live set following the North American premiere of The Neil Young Trunk Show, at The Toronto Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.
The Script release a new album, Science And Faith, in Central Europe.
Trey Songz releases his fourth album, Passion, Pain And Pleasure, in the USA.
Jamey Johnson releases the double album The Guitar Song on Mercury Records in the USA.
Bring Me The Horizon play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bloodshot Bill plays at Freaky Show, Shizuoka, Japan, Asia.
Conor Oberst plays at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Sir Elton John speaks on the telephone to a man he believes to be President Putin of Russia. Sir Elton hopes to arrange a meeting with the President to discuss gay rights. However, it becomes apparent within a day that the pop star had been duped by Alexei Stolyarov and Vladimir Krasnov, a pair of well-known Moscow-based pranksters
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, supported by Beck.