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Robert Hicks is born in Walnut Grove, Georgia, USA. He will find fame as blues singer, guitarist and recording artist Barbecue Bob.
A new gossip column, Hedda Hopper's Hollywood, makes its debut in the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, USA. Miss Hopper will become a famed gossip columnist, known for her extraordinary hats. Her hats will become so famous that, in the 1946 film Breakfast in Hollywood, Del Porter, backed by Spike Jones and his City Slickers, will sing a novelty song, A Hat for Hedda Hopper, while Hopper sits in the audience wearing an extraordinarily large milliner's creation.
Charlie Barnet records Southern Fried for Bluebird Records in New York City, USA.
Eric Carmen, leader of power-pop hit makers The Raspberries, is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Buddy Williams records Too Old To Cut The Mustard for Regal Zonophone Records in Australia, Oceania.
The Lovett Sisters record Little Dirty Face, Bacon And Eggs, Come Home To Me and Mexican Polka, at Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Perez Prado reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
The Jerry Harrison Trio is playing in the Park Row Steak And Rib Room, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Johnny Cash is playing at The Cave Supper Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Blues guitarist and singer Doug Quattlebaum records the album Softee Man Blues in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, for Bluesville Records.
George Hamilton IV records Jimmy Brown The Newsboy, The Little Lunch Box, Come On Home Boy, The Everglades and You Are My Sunshine, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Streer, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Producer of the session is Chet Atkins, and Pete Drake plays steel guitar.
Dee Dee Sharp records Mashed Potato Time for Cameo/Parkway Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the ninth of ten nights at The Montecello Supper Club, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
Sonny Stitt records Shangri-La, Mama Don't Allow It, Soul Food, My New Baby, The Eternal One, Misty, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone and 42639 for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
It is reported that The Beatles have received a cheque for $140,000 - their share of the first four months profits from Beatles Chewing Gum.
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Manfred Mann play at The Corn Exhcnage, bristol, UK.
Revered old-time fiddler Ward Allen dies of a heart attack, aged 43, at his home in Hull, Quebec, Ontario, Canada. Hull was best known for his 1957 hit, Maple Sugar.
The Byrds play at The Corn Exchange, Bristol, England, UK, and appear on the tv show Discs A Go-Go.
John Mayall, Yes and Hard Meat play at the Midnight Court in The Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Turtles latest album, Turtle Soup (produced by Ray Davies of The Kinks] , peaks at No117 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
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One of the first electronic pop hits, Popcorn by Hot Butter, enters the UK pop singles chart at No41. It will peak at No5. The song is composed by Gershon Kingsley of electronic duo Perrey And Kingsley
Music mogul Robert Stigwood throws a reception at The China Garden restaurant, London, UK, to announce that Eric Clapton is about to fly to the USA to make a new album. Among the 100 guests are Pete Townshend, Elton John, Long John Baldry and deejay Alan Freeman. Later, Stigwood hosts another reception for Clapton at his home, with forty guests including Ric Grech and Ronnie Wood.
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The Band release their lavish boxed set, The Last Waltz, a sound document of their final star-studded show together at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, featuring superstar guests including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Muddy Waters, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris and many others.
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Art Garfunkel releases a new LP, Fate For Breakfast, on Sony Music in the USA.
The Ramones play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
When socio-political shock-rockers Ludus play at The Hacienda, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, they decorate the tables with blood-soaked tampons on paper plates, and their co-founder/singer Linder wears a dress made of meat, which she whips off halfway through the set to reveal a massive dildo.
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Elvis Presley is inducted posthumously into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, at the event's inaugural dinner in the Waldorf-Astoria, New York City.
Ian Brown plays at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
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.
We Are Scientists play at The Custard Factory, Birmingham, England, UK.
A Green Plaque is unveiled at 59 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, to commemorate the location of the 2is coffee bar, the legendary venue that witnessed the birth and rise of the first wave of British rock'n'roll.
In her dressing room backstage at T4 On The Beach in Weston-Super-Mare, UK, Kelis celebrates Independence Day by firing up her own indoor barbeque including rib eye steaks, salmon, corn on the cobs, hamburgers and hot dogs. Anxious fire wardens quickly put a halt to proceedings when they are alerted to it.
The Manic Street Preachers play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK.
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A 17-year-old teenager appears in the Children's Court in Sydney, Australia, Oceania, charged with throwing eggs at Justin Bieber during the pop singer's recent show at Sydney's Acer Arena.
Sir Paul McCartney launches his first cookbook, The Meat Free Monday Cookbook, published by Kyle Books.
Pixie Lott appears on UK tv show Breakfast to promote her imminent single, What Do You Take Me For, and album, Young, Foolish, Happy.
Jason Mraz appears on BBC1 tv show Breakfast to promote his new single, I Won't Give Up and upcoming album Love Is A Four Letter Word.
Lady Gaga celebrates the first anniversary of her romance with boyfriend Taylor Kinney by dining out at upmarket eatery Spiaggia, Chicago, Illinois, USA, eating oysters and caviar.
Karima Francis is interviewed and performs live on BBC1 tv show Breakfast in Salford Quays, Manchester, UK, to promote her recently released second album, The Remedy.
Mick Hucknall formerly of Simply Red is interviewed live on BBC-1 tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK, as part of his promotional drive for his newly-released solo album American Soul.
Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden delivers an address to The East Yorkshire and the Humber Institute Of Directors at its annual Hull Business Week lunch in KC Stadium, Hull, UK. As well as being a rock idol, Dickinson is also a qualified commercial pilot and heads Cardiff Aviation Ltd, which specialises in heavy maintenance of Airbus and Boeing commercial aircraft.
Lady Gaga is interviewed (pre-recorded) on the BBC tv show Breakfast, which is broadcast from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
Sting and his wife Trudie Styler attend a cooking school at the Central Market in Florence, Italy, Europe. During the day, Sting practices making pizza dough.
On his Breakfast In America World tour, Roger Hodgson plays at The Amphitheater, Hanau, Germany, Europe.
Jason Mraz plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
Old Dominion release the album Meat And Candy on RCA Nashville Records in the USA.
Graham Nash delivers a heartfelt attack on Donald Trump and America's swing to the political right, during an appearance on Breakfast tv in the UK, to promote his new LP, This Path Tonight.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at The KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
In court documents filed on this day, Shanga Hankerson, the son of Gladys Knight, refuses to remove his mother's name from his restaurant chain (Gladys Knight's Signature Chicken And Waffles) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, claiming that she lacks the 'mental capacity' to rescind their licensing deal.
To celebrate the Box Office opening of the musical Bat Out Of Hell, a special live performance by the cast takes place outside The London Coliseum in St Martin’s Lane, London, England, UK. Meatloaf is in attendance.