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Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 729 performances.
The "scintillating musical comedy" Sally In Our Alley is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 100 performances.
The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
The Columbia Stellar Quartette records Funiculi Funicula for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Al Bowlly records Muddy Water [A Mississippi Moan] and A Dream Of You, in Berlin, Germany, Europe, for Homochord Records.
Vocalist and pianist Speckled Red records The Dirty Dozen in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Musical comedy act The Ritz Brothers have their hand and foot prints immortalised in concrete in The Forecourt Of The Stars outside Mann's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Charley Straight, composer, arranger, pianist, orchestra leader, accompanist and musical director of the Imperial Player Roll Company, dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA, after being struck by a car while emerging from a manhole in the street.
Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely record Christmas Candy in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Gary Holton is born in London, UK. He will find success as a musician with the 70s rock band The Heavy Metal Kids and as an actor in the tv series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
The Bell Sisters record Piece A-Puddin' and Hi-Diddle-Diddle for RCA Records in the USA.
At the Pythian Temple Studios in New York City, USA, Bill Haley And His Comets record Rock A-Beatin' Boogie and R.O.C.K.
Annette Klooger, Jackie Lee and The Three Deuces appear in the ABC-TV show Music Shop in the UK.
Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps play the sixth night of a week at the Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Frankie Avalon is playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Brill Building songwriter Carole King scores her first Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA entry with It Might As Well Rain Until September, which will peak at No22.
The compilation album The Best Of Ball, Barber And Bilk by British jazz stars Kenny Ball, Chris Barber and Acker Bilk reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring Manfred Mann, The Merseybeats, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, plays at the Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
Freddie And The Dreamers are playing during a season at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK.
The Supremes record I Hear A Symphony for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Mel Tillis records Bring On The Blues for Kapp Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Donovan opens a coast-to-coast American tour with a concert at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Blue Cheer play the second of two nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, supported by Vanilla Fudge.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Sixty-five removal pantechnicons arrive at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, to move the BBC television staff and equipment across London to their new home at Television Centre, Shepherd's Bush.
Big Country play at The Soviet Embassy, London, England, UK.
Phish play at The Student Union Ballroom, University Of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
Wiley Andrew Morris of pioneering country-bluegrass duo The Morris Brothers, dies in Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA.
The Siegel-Schwall Band plays at The Arts Centre, College Of DuPage, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Time and J.T. Taylor are among the artists appearing on tonight's edition of the tv show, Soul Train, in the USA.
Rapper Tupac Shakur (aka 2Pac Shakur) is denounced by US Vice President Dan Quayle, who declares that Shakur's album 2Pacalypse Now "has no place in our society".
Johnny Cash plays at The Wayne Newton Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
Rapper Flesh-N-Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony gets eleven years jail in Van Nuys, California, for charges including assault with a deadly weapon.
Ozzy Osbourne appears, with his mouth gagged, in an advertisement for a British television charity event, Children In Need. His wife Sharon promises viewers that Ozzy will raise funds by abstaining from swearing for twenty four hours.
The Revivals play at The Colosseum, Coventry, UK, supported by Four Kings.
Oceansize play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Popular 1950s singer Eddie Fisher dies aged 82 after complications from hip surgery in hospital in Berkeley, Calfornia, USA.
Obsessive fan Robert Linhart appears in court in New York City, USA, on charges of criminal mischief, graffiti and being in possession of a homemade 7.5 inch ice pick, after writing messages to the pop superstar on the pavement outside Madonna's apartment on the Upper West Side. Manhattan Court Judge Frank Nervo sets Linhart's bail at $20,000.
Howard Jones plays at The Assembly Rooms, Leamington, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
Dennis Locorriere plays at The Gala Theatre, Durham, UK.
Jeff Horton, owner of London, UK's, historic 100 Club, says that the venue will close in December 2010 unless a buyer or major sponsor can be found to rescue it from its financial woes.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Ice Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia, Europe.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Pete Seeger, Toshi Seeger, Bob Santelli, Nora Guthrie and others take part in the Woody Guthrie At 100 Concert at The Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College in New York City, USA.
Nick Lowe plays at The Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers release a new LP, The Long-Awaited Album, on Rounder Records.
Official Charts Company data reveals that combined sales and streams of Sampha's album Process rose by 517 per cent in the chart week following the South London singer/songwriter's acclaimed Hyundai Mercury Prize win. Accordingly, demand for the album saw it shoot up spectacularly from No.152 last week to No.7 on this week’s Official Album Chart