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Shirley Temple has her handprint recorded in cement in The Forecourt Of The Stars at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California, USA.
Having just completed work on the movie Little Nellie Kelly, Judy Garland is admitted to Cedars Of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA, to have her tonsils removed.
Blues guitarist Otis Grand is born in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Sunshine Boys Quartet record My Home, God Please Protect America, Go Down To Jordan and Everyone Is Welcome, for Decca Records at Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ricky Nelson plays the second of two nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows fly out from Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, to begin a tour of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand,Singapore and Malaya.
When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart by Cliff Richard enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No3 during a stay of fifteen weeks.
Fumiya Fujii, lead singer of popular Japanese 80s recording group The Checkers, is born in Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the first concert in a tour of Japan, Asia.
Despite having been hospitalised because of a recent overdose of sleeping pills, Judy Garland is in Hong Kong, Asia, at the start of a tour of The Far East, following her concerts in Australia.
George Harrison of The Beatles writes a letter to a friend in India, Asia. He writes about the new Beatles' record [Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band], about learning the sitar and also about how some of his other friends are getting on.
George Harrison of The Beatles flies to Bombay, India, Asia, to work on the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Ravi Shankar plays at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Mr D's Collection No1, the first album to collect Bob Dylan rarities together, is released as a limited edition album in Japan.
Bob Dylan releases his first boxed set, Masterpieces, a career-spanning 3-LP set, in Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
Swindon-based band XTC play at Kudan Kaikan,Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of nine dates in this month at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000.
The Rolling Stones play the seventh of ten concerts at Tokyo Dome, Japan, Asia. These are the group's first-ever performances in that country.
Song Joohee is born in Wonju, South Korea, Asia. She will find success as a popular singer using the mononym Alice. She is best-known as the leader of the group Hello Venus.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones attends the premiere of his new movie, Freejack, at Mann's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Paul Weller releases his self-financed solo debut album, Paul Weller, in Japan, Asia.
While in Japan, Asia, during his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson travels on the Superexpress train to Tokyo from Nagasaki where he has been visiting the Huis Ten Bosch amusement park with his brother Tito Jackson's three children.
Popular singer Nina releases the DVD Nina Live! in Karaoke-VCD and DVD formats on Warner Music Philippines in The Philippines, Asia.
L'Arc-en-Ciel release a DVD of their 2004 Otakon concert on Tofu Records, Sony Music Japan's label in the USA.
girugämesh play at Meguro Rokumeikan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Ne-Yo plays at the SM Mall of the Asia Concert Grounds, Manila.
On their This Is Us tour The Backstreet Boys play at Suntec, Marina Centre, Singapore, Asia.
Sheryl Crow and Jackson Browne play at Kaikan Kokusai Hall, Kobe, Japan, Asia.
According to figures published by RIAJ [The Recording Industry Association of Japan], sales of digital music in Japan, Asia, fell 5% in volume and 4% in value during the first nine months of the year, with the total number of units delivered being 334.3m, generating revenues of Yen65bn [£487m].
Eric Clapton plays at Yas Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays the second of two nights at The Makuhari Event Hall, Chiba, Japan, Asia.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays at Zepp Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
Korean rapper Psy releases a new single, Gangnam Style, in South Korea, Asia.
Gangnam Style by Korean rapper Psy debuts at number six on the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100, and will reach No1 on the chart a week later.
65daysofstatic play at Mao Live House, Shanghai, China, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays at Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
BiS (aka Brand-new idol Society) play live during a promotional appearance at Tower Records Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Vans Warped Tour plays at The Flats At Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, 909 Lake Shore Boulevard Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Act appearing include Anberlin, Air Dubai, Attila, Bad Rabbits, Beartooth and Bayside.
Tokyo Girls' Style play their first ever American concert at the 2014 J-Pop Summit in Union Square, San Francisco, California, USA.
DuelJewel play at Kraps Hall, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Pornographic Performances, a study of sexism and racism in music videos, is published by the End Violence Against Women Coalition. The report states that videos such as Summer by Calvin Harris and Never Say Never by Basement Jaxx portray women as sex objects, and that black women in particular are portrayed as ‘endlessly sexually available’ objects.
Jung In And Gary release a new single Bicycle, in South Korea Asia.
BUCK-TICK play at The NHK Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Dempagumi.inc play at the Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival, Tokyo Taiikukan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Bon Iver play at MacPherson Stadium, Hong Kong, Asia.
Teen Top play at The Copernicus Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sonamoo release a new single, I Think I Love You, on TS Entertainment in South Korea, Asia.
Metallica play at LeSports Center, Beijing, China, Asia. The show includes a guest appearance by classical pianist Lang Lang.
Eiks releases her debut LP, Braids, as a digital-only album.
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