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Lucille Saunders, The Great Powell, The Four Otts, Lefebre's Saxophone Quartet and others appear at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Original Eastern Burgomaster Players perform The Explorers at The Metropolitan Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. The show is billed as featuring, "A dashing array of singing and dancing girls".
The Empire Gaeity Co. is presenting a new Burlesque, About Town, at The Empire Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Miss Mignonette Kokin, described as a "dainty Parisian chanteuse" is appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Comedy singing act Cushman, Holcomb And Curtis play at The Suburban, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Also on the bill are Colibri's Midgets and "Premier Black-Face Comedians" Haines And Vidoco.
Musical fantasy The Storks is playing at The Dearborn Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
John Kirby, a jazz bandleader and double-bassist who also played trombone
and tuba, is born in Winchester, Virginia, USA.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin'
, starring Olsen and Johnson
is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
And His Orchestra with The Merriel Abbott Dude Ranch revue plays in the Empire Room, Palmner House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Having left RCA, The Sons Of The Pioneers
begin recording for Coral Records
in the USA, with a line-up of Lloyd Perryman, Tommy Doss, Dale Warren, Hugh and Karl Farr and Deuce Spriggins. The session is held at Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA, where they record If You Would Only Be Mine and Sierra Nevada.
As part of a package tour, rock'n'roll duo The Bachelors (not the later Irish trio) play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe.
scandal deepens, deejay Peter Tripp
of New York City, USA, is charged with 39 instances of taking money or gifts in return for playing records.
opens at The Dexel Swimming And Tennis Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
by Chubby Checker
makes pop history when it returns to
No1 in the Billboard
US Top 40 Singles chart. It is the first
single to reach No1 twice in two separate runs. (1962)
plays at The Carousel Club, Farnborough, UK. (N.B. Other sources claim Redding was attending a Volt Records
recording session in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, on this date, but photographic evidence appears to place him firmly in Farnborough)
The Checkmates Ltd
, are playing during four weeks at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Le Freak by Chic begins its first of three weeks at No1 in the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie
plays at Maine Road Stadium, Manchester, England, UK, supported by Kim Wilde.
releases a new album, Love Angel Music Baby, in the UK on Interscope Records.
On her Monster Ball
tour, Lady Gaga
plays the first of two nights at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
play at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, with Oliver.
releases a new single, Twisted, in the USA.