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The Haydn Quartet records Cornfield Medley for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Haydn Quartet record Annie Laurie, Farmyard Medley, Cornfield Medley and A Sleigh Ride Party for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Freda Lipschitz is born in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. She will find fame as popular singer Georgia Gibbs, scoring fifteen US Top 40 hits including If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Baked A Cake.
The Foursome and The Spike Jones Quartet record Nobody's Sweetheart and Sweet Potato Swing for Decca Records in the USA.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra make a live radio broadcast from the Madhattan Room of the Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
Rosemary Clooney records Come On-A My House for Columbia Records in New York City, USA, with Mitch Miller as producer. It will reach No1 in both the Billboard and Cashbox singles charts in the USA.
Jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams records Caravan, Yes We Have No Bananas and Lonely Moments for Circle Records in New York City, USA.
Ben Yost and The Royal Guards are playing at Amato's Supper Club, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Kathy Linden opens at Eddy's Supper Club, Kansas, Missouri, USA.
Joe Brown And The Jollies play at The Corn Exchange, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell plays the third of ten nights at The Montecello Supper Club, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
Eric Dolphy records Gazzelloni, Hat And Beard, Something Sweet Something Tender, Out To Lunch and Straight Up And Down, for Blue Note Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. the tracks will be released on the LP Out To Lunch.
The Hubert Laws Quartet records Black Eyed Peas And Rice, Miss Thing, Bessie's Blues and Bimbe Blue for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
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 Alan Bown play at The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK.
The Flying Burrito Brothers, Hard Meat and the Climax Chicago Blues Band play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK.
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has dinner with Jackie Onassis in San Francisco, California.
Pete Townshend of The Who and his family go for dinner with fashion designer Ossie Clark in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Associates release a new single, Breakfast, in the UK.
The Smiths begin their Meat Is Murder UK tour at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK, supported by James.
McDonalds in Milton Keynes, Bucks, UK is firebombed, setting off a lengthy legal war between the burger chain and Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, who had made a joke about firebombing McDonalds the day before.
Arriving in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, for a gig the next day, Bob Dylan checks into the Maison Dupuy Hotel, then goes out for a late dinner at Brightsen's Restaurant.
Hal Blaine, widely considered the world's most recorded session drummer, holds a launch party for his book, Hal Blaine and the Wrecking Crew, at The Baked Potato, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The event is attended by Phil Spector, Michelle Phillips of The Mamas And The Papas, Al Jardine of The Beach Boys and others.
Dr. Feelgood play at the Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Idlewild and The Star Spangles play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
Feeder play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Kiki Fournier, a former housekeeper for Michael Jackson, testifies in Santa Maria, California, USA, during Jackson's child molestation trial that children were allowed to run wild at his Neverland ranch without adult supervision. She also states that she had seen Jackson at the dinner table with children who appeared intoxicated, but she had never seen Jackson give alcohol to a minor.
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.
The Notting Hill Carnival sets West London, England, UK, alight with the very best in West Indian music, dance, food and culture, drawing in a crowd of 750,000 people.
Socratic release a new album, Lunch For The Sky, on Drive Thru Records in the UK.
Joan Armatrading plays at The Corn Exchange, King's Lynn, UK.
Safetyword, Pablo and Dirty Bird, with special guests Blackbud play at the Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, during the Devizes Carnival. The show is promoted by local promoter Sheer Music.
No Doubt play their first live show for five years on breakfast tv show Today's 14th annual Toyota Concert Series in Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, USA.
A-Ha play at the 'Magic Indulgence a-ha Event' - an exclusive concert for London radio station Magic. The event includes cocktails, canapes, dinner and an exclusive performance by a-ha.
On Valentine's Day, Britney Spears and her boyfriend, agent Jason Trawick, grab a fast food lunch at a McDonald's drive-thru in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taylor Swift is honoured at a private dinner in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, where her 6x Platinum album, Fearless, is officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music. Fearless is the only album to have won the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards.
David Gray plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
Convinced that the world is about to end, Justin Godfrey, guitarist with doom metal band The Abominable Iron Sloth, calls police in Oroville Police Department, Butte County, California, USA, and invites them to arrest him, claiming that he is the 'Angel of Death', is in possession of an assault weapon and has been eating mushrooms. Godfrey later gives himself up to police, is charged with two felonies related to guns and jailed, with bail set at $30,000.
Taylor Swift and Zac Efron enjoy dinner together at Pace, an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, California, USA.
After eating 'bad shrimp', rapper DMX spends four hours being treated for food poisoning, in Gastonia Memorial Hospital, near Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Heather Nova appears on the BBC TV Breakfast show in London, UK, to promote her eighth album 300 Days At Sea and single Higher Ground.
The Maccabees appear on BBC-1 tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Keys, Manchester, UK.
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.
Lily Allen is hospitalized in London, England, UK, suffering from food poisoning.
Neil Young calls for a boycott of the Starbucks coffee shop chain, because it has teamed with biotechnology company Monsanto to sue the state of Vermont for trying to introduce mandatory labelling of genetically-modified ingredients in foodstuffs.
I Cry When I Laugh, the debut LP by Jess Glynne, is released by Atlantic Records in the UK.
Meat Loaf plays at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, Pompano Beach, Florida, USA.
Model Bella Hadid hits the 'unfollow' button on Selena Gomez's Instagram profile, after seeing pictures on the internet of her former boyfriend The Weeknd and Ms Gomez kissing, cuddling and holding hands in the restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Lone Taxidermist releases the album Trifle on MemeTune Records in the UK.