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Luis Carl Russell is born on Careening Cay, near Bocas del Toro, Panama, Central America. He will find success as jazz pianist and bandleader Luis Russell
. As well as pursuing his own career, he will work for many years as musical director for Louis Armstrong
Cuban tenor Alcides Briceno and Colombian baritone Jorge Anez, record Morena Maa, considered by genre scholars to be the first bolero ever written by a Mexican, Armando Villareal Lozano.
Revered Latin music composer Catalino 'Tite' Curet Alonso, is born in the Barrio Hoyo Ingl's, Guayama, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
plays lead guitar on recording sessions for vocalists Jack Huddle and Jim Robinson at producer Norman Petty
's recording studio in Clovis, New Mexico.
are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
The Dave Clark Five
play in Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
The Outer Limits release Don't Need You No More backed with Walkin' Away, on Goldust Records
of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
, an associate of The Grateful Dead
, is found in a coma on the railroad tracks between San Miguel de Allende and Celaya in Mexico. He dies later in the day. The previous day, having consumed some seconals and alcohol, he had set out to walk along the railroad in driving rain. His life and death will inspire several songs including Jack And Neal (1977) by Tom Waits
, Styrofoam Plates (2001) by Death Cab For Cutie, Neal Cassady Drops Dead (2014) by Morrissey
, Neal Cassady (1989) by The Washington Squares.
Beat Generation icon
Alejandra Gabriela Guzmán-Pinal is born in Mexico City, Mexico, North America. The daughter of actress Silvia Pinal and singer Enrique Guzmán, she will find success under the name Alejandra Guzman
as a singer-songwriter, actress, and musician.
play the first of two nights at Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
On their Fair Warning Tour [aka the W.D.F.A. (We Don't Fuck Around) Tour] Van Halen
play at the Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
On the North American leg of their Virtual XI
tour, Iron Maiden
play at Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico, USA. This show marks the end of the North American leg of the tour.
Lisa 'Left-Eye' Lopes of TLC
dies, aged 30, when her Mitsubishi 4WD crashes near Juticalpa while on holiday in Honduras, Central America.
On their Whack Attack
tour ZZ Top
play at Sandia Casino Amphitheater, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
, vocalist with hardcore punk bands including RKL (Rich Kids On LSD) and Snot, dies in a clinic in Tijuana
, Mexico, North America, while undergoing treatment with the controversial drug ibogaine in hopes of overcoming his addiction problems.
plays in the Journal Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
An oldies nostalgia cruise sets off from Tampa, Florida, USA, to Cozumel, Mexico, Central America. Live entertainment is provided during the five days of the voyage by Frankie Avalon
, Bobby Rydell
, The Drifters
, The Platters
, Little Anthony
And The Imperials, Lesley Gore
and Lou Christie.
plays the first of two nights at the Foro Sol Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, North America. When tickets went on sale, this became the fastest-ever sell out for a Mexican show. Tickets sold out in 1hr 29m minutes, beating the previous two holders Radiohead
(1hr 36m) and Madonna
releases his debut album, Doo-Wops And Hooligans
in the USA, Canada and Austria as a CD. It is also released on this day in Mexico as a digital download.
attends the opening of her Hard Candy Fitness Center in Mexico City, Mexico. While there she also teaches a class.
During her Loud Tour
plays at The Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Just after midnight, Bono, The Edge and Larry Mullen of U2
, perform a brief, unannounced live set in La Osteria, a small bar in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, North America.
On their Drones World Tour
play the last of three nights at Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
While on holiday in Mexico, Justin Bieber
visits an adventure park in the Yucatan Peninsula where he takes part in activities including abseiling and snorkelling.
play at The Co-op, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.