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Gerald Walcan Bright is born in London, England, UK. He will find success as a danceband leader, under the name Geraldo
, in the 1930s.
Blues vocalist and guitarist Johnnie Temple
records Peepin' Through The Keyhole, East St. Louis Blues, So Lonely And Blue and New Louise Louise Blues for Decca Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Popular mandolin virtuoso Valentine Abt
dies in Mayview, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Rhumboogie Cafe
, at 343 East 55th Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA, closes for six months as a result of a fire.
Much-loved jazz and blues nightclub,
Urpo Tapani Sorvali is born in Finland, Europe. He will find success as a popular singer under the mononym Urpo
, and also working with the bands Big Bad Family, Jupu Group and The Kimmo Kuusniemi Band.
and Jimmy Boyd record Let's Go Fishin' and Poor Little Piggy Bank in Radio Recorders
, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, 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.
records Love Is Not For Me, Do-Wacka-Do, Reincarnation and Hard-Headed Me in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
release a new EP, featuring A Hard Day's Night plus three other tracks, in Japan, Asia, on Odeon Records.
The Quartette Tres Bien
records Brazil for Decca Records
in Technosonic Studio Inc, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The track will appear on their LP Stepping Out! The Exciting Piano Rhythms Of The Quartette Tres Bien.
In Dundee, Scotland, UK, Peter Waller of UK pop duo Peter And Gordon
almost runs over a woman with his car. When he stops the vehicle, she calls him "a bloody fool", so he spits on her. The incident will result in a court appearance for Waller.
, with Marty Paich And His Orchestra, records She's Just A Quiet Girl and We Three for Verve Records
in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
led the race for Gold Disc Awards in the USA during 1967, achieving fifteen album certifications from the R.I.A.A.
in the USA. Capitol Records
led the singles awards with five certifications.
It is reported that
William Griffin Jr is born in Wyandanch, Long island, New York State, USA. He will find success as rapper Rakim of hit-making duo Eric B. And Rakim
The first series of a new tv show, Presenting Nana Mouskouri, begins on BBC-tv in the UK.
complete recording of the songs Suzanna Sometime and Storybook Of You at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
releases her fourth studio album, My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy, which will become her first Top 10 hit on the Billboard
album chart, peaking at No6.
Alison Maria Krauss is born in Decatur, Illinois, USA. She will find success as country music singer Alison Krauss
, working for many years with the band Union Station. Her 2007 album Raising Sand, with Robert Plant
, will win five Grammys at the 51st Grammy Awards
and his attorneys win the right to inspect Lennon's U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service files in an attempt to prove that the Richard Nixon administration had interfered in John's case.
release the LP The Song Remains The Same, which is the soundtrack to the concert film of the same name.
The Boomtown Rats play their first ever English gig at the Lodestar Club, Ribchester, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK, supported by Demolition and Chris Graham.
A gap between the readers and staff of Rolling Stone Magazine is illustrated when Madonna
’s Like A Prayer video is simultaneously chosen Worst Video in the Annual Readers’ Poll and Best Video in the Critics’ Awards. The readers also choose her as Worst Female Singer. Bonnie Raitt
is Best Female Singer. New Kids On the Block
are Worst Band. Cher is chosen as Worst-Dressed Female. Phil Collins
is Best Drummer. Living Colour
is Best New American Band. Bono of U2
is Sexiest Male Rock Artist.
is born in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria, Africa. She will become a successful singer, after winning the fourth edition of MTN Project Fame West Africa.
A copyright infringement lawsuit is filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, California, USA, by Thomas Turino, Larry Crook and Dan Dickey, claiming that Christina Milian's US No5 hit, Dip It Low, used a looped sample of a "central identifying melodic, harmonic and rhythmic component" of the 1983 song La Sirena without permission.
dies of cancer at his home in Rolling Hills Estates, near Los Angeles, California, USA. He is best-remembered as the accordionist on The Lawrence Welk
Show between 1950 and 1982.
Watching You by Rodney Atkins reaches No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
is officially named the permanent guardian of Michael Jackson
's children at a hearing in which she also drops her appeal to gain control of her superstar son's estate.
come to the end of a 22-date UK tour at The Music Cafe, Leicester, England.
release a new album, Time On Our Side, on Ruf Records in the UK.
release a new album, Cradle the Rage, on CD52 Records.
The body of 25-year-old Louella Michie
, daughter of television actor John Michie, is found in a wooded area of the Bestival festival site at Lulworth, Dorset, England, UK, Europe. It is believed she had taken an illegal substance, along with a male friend, over the weekend at the festival.