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The Alec Wilder Quartet records His First Long Pants, for CBS Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Emerson Moore Jr is born in West Point, Mississippi, USA. H will find success as Chicago-based soul vocalist Johnny Moore. (Not to be confused with Johnny Moore of The Drifters, trumpeter Johnny Moore of The Skatalites or guitarist Johnny Moore of The Three Blazers).
Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer is born in Solbjerg, Denmark, Europe. After moving to Paris, France, at the age of 19, she will find success as fashion model, actress and singer Anna Karina.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records the Hank Williams' song Wearin' Out Your Walkin' Shoes for Capitol Records in the USA.
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The Christie Brothers Stompers, with Ken Colyer on cornet, record Creole Song, Don't Mind Dying, Heebie Jeebies and Old Grey Bonnet, for Melodisc in London, UK.
When Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins play at The National Guard Armory in Armory, Mississippi, USA, Cash tells Perkins a story about a friend with distinctive footwear which will result in the writing of the song Blue Suede Shoes.
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Close harmony vocal group The Hi-Lo's record A Nightingale Sang In Berkely Square, Autumn In New York, Sand In My Shoes and other tracks, for Columbia Records in the USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, Baggy Pants, in the USA on Dore Records.
The Clyde Valley Stompers play at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Johnny Burnette with The Johnny Mann Singers records Angry At The Big Oak Tree, Second Chance and Clown Shoes in United Recording Corporation, Studio A, 6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session include Tommy Allsup and Barney Kessel [gtrs], George Callender [bass gtr], Earl Palmer [drums] and Robert Florence [piano].
Ray Price records I've Just Destroyed The World, I'm Walkin' Slow, Pride and Big Shoes at Bradley Film and Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Session men on the recording include Floyd Cramer on piano, Grady Martin on guitar and Willie Nelson on guitar.
Clint Black is born in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. Raised in Houston, he will earn the Country Music Association's 1989 Horizon award at the outset of a career that will include hits such as A Better Man, Something That We Do and Put Yourself In My Shoes.
On her Dressed To Kill Tour Cher plays at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Booker T And The MG's release the single Soul Dressing on Stax Records in the USA.
The Beach Boys have a recording session in Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the song All Dressed Up For School. It will not be released.
The Rolling Stones take out an ad in pop weekly newspaper The NME wishing hairdressers a happy Christmas.
Pete Townshend of The Who tells the UK pop weekly, Melody Maker, that, "We think the mod thing is dying. We don't plan to go down with it, which is why we've become individualists."
The Kinks spend the last of four days recording Dedicated Follower Of Fashion in London, UK. for Pye Records.
The Kinks release a new single, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, in the USA.
The Johnny "Hammond" Smith Septet records Dirty Grape, Animal Farm, High Heel Sneakers, To Sir With Love, Black Strap Molasses and other tracks for Prestige Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at The Colisee Pepsi Parking lot, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
The Grateful Dead play the first of three shows on consecutive nights at The Sound And Light Amphitheatre, The Great Pyramid, Egypt, Africa. One stated aim of the shows is said to be stoppping the Arab-Israeli War.
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Iron Maiden play at Brunel University, Uxbridge, London, UK. This is their first gig with new member Adrian Smith.
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Adam Ant releases his first solo single, Goody Two Shoes, on CBS Records in the UK.
Bob Dylan films a tv commercial, featuring his song Love Sick, for the lingerie company Victoria's Secret in Venice, Italy.
Britney Spears is photographed in public wearing a t-shirt bearing the slogan MILF In Training. In recent days she has also been seen out and about wearing such slogans as I'm A Virgin (but this is an old t-shirt), How Could I Say No? and Shut Up And Do Me. Speculation mounts about why she has chosen to present such messages to the watching world.
Southside Johnny spends the second of two days in Sanctuary Sound 2, New Jersey, USA, working on Grapefruit Moon, New Coat Of Paint and Tango Till They're Sore, for his album of Tom Waits cover versions entitled Grapefruit Moon.
U2 begin a court action against their former stylist Lola Cashman in Dublin, Eire, Europe. The group claims that Cashman has illegally sold items of U2 memorabilia at auction. She counters that she was given the items as gifts.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at Fairplex Park, Pmonoa, California, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Jessica Simpson releases a new single, These Boots Were Made For Walking, in the UK on Sony/BMG.
Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice, spends the day in Milan, Italy, Europe, with designer Roberto Cavalli.
A collection of almost 2,000 Michael Jackson-related items dating from the mid-1960s to the early '90s, goes up for auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Items up for grabs include including Michael's sunglasses, microphone, the gold award for Thriller and his fedora from the Bad video. Also on offer are handwritten lyrics for The Jackson Five hit ABC, Randy Jackson's futuristic 1984 stage boots, Janet Jackson's ballet shoes and a Mae West costume she wore when she first performed with The Jackson Five.
David Bowie, Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan are named among the 50 Most Stylish Men of the Past 50 Years by men's magazine GQ.
Enter Shikari, Little Boots and White Lies play on the third and last day of the Liverpool Sound City festival in Liverpool, UK. When Enter Shikari frontman Roughton Reynolds urges the crowd to vote against the BNP in the upcoming European election, a chant of 'Fuck the BNP!' rings throughout the venue.
David Bowie and his wife Iman attend the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards at Lincoln Centre, New York City, USA.
Cheryl Cole is named Woman of the Year at The Glamour Awards in Berkeley Square, London, England, UK, Europe. At the same event, Dannii Minogue wins the TV Personality of the Year award, Lily Allen gets the Solo Artist of the Year, and Billie Piper is named UK TV Actress of the Year.
A limited edition clothing line - a promotional collaboration between Weezer and Nike-owned surf and skateboard clothing label Hurley - becomes available in PacSun stores in the USA. Weezer's latest album is called Hurley.
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays the last of six non-consecutive nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
On her Dressed To Kill tour, Cher plays at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Dressed To Kill Tour, Cher plays at The SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA.
On her Dressed To Kill Tour, Cher plays at Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA.
It is reported that organisers of the inaugural Fashion Meets Music Festival in Columbus, Ohio, USA, have dropped R. Kelly from the line-up, in response to protests from musicians and local people.
According to media reports, a 'bottle-throwing' brawl breaks out at the VIP Room of New York Fashion Week, New York City, USA. Police are, reportedly called to the venue at around 3:20am. Chris Brown, who was performing at The VIP Room, later issues a Twitter statement denying any involvement in the altercation.
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An exhibition of 47 jumpsuits designed by Andre 3000 of Outkast opens at Art Basel, Miami, Florida, USA.
During an Enrique Iglesias concert at Plaza Monumental de Playas, Tijuana, Mexico, North America, the singer's hand is injured when he tries to fend off a flying drone camera. He requires treatement to stop the bleeding offstage, but returns to perform for another thirty minutes in his blood-spattered t-shirt.
My Morning Jacket play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
The Weeknd performs his new single, In The Night, and his No. 1 hit Can't Feel My Face on the runway during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory, New York City, USA. Selena Gomez also performs live, doing her hits Hands to Myself and My Girls. Ellie Goulding also performs during the show.
Wiz Khalifa performs live at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Concert for SI Swimsuit Launch Week in Miami, Florida, USA.
Ellie Goulding attends the Burberry Womenswear February 2016 Show at Kensington Gardens, London, England, UK, Europe.
Haim are among the music business celebrities attending the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA.