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Tango singer, composer and recording artist Jose Bohr is born in Bonn, Germany, Europe.
Vocalist Antonio Vargas records Tango toros de puntas, Serenata de Doña Juanita, La fiesta del guajiro and other songs for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jack Del Rio is born in Agentina, South America. He will find success as a bandleader and Latin percussionist, working with Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, lalo Schifrin and others. He will also become the fourth husband of Peggy Lee.
The Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu records Rosa De La China, La Tutelar, Mi Unico Amor and other songs for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Mario Reis, one of the finest interpreters of Brazilian popular music, makes his radio debut, singing Vamos Deixar de Intimidade.
Latin vocalist Jose Manzanares And His South Americans record Bienvenido, El Huracan, Amor Que Florece and La Casita Blanco in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Orquesta Pedro Laurenz, with singer Juan Carlos Casas, records Como Dos Extranos (Like Two Strangers) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Babalu for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona is born in El Paso, Texas, USA. She will find international success as popular singer Vicki Carr.
Joe Pizzulo, best known as one of the lead singers for
Popular singer Eydie Gorme is playing at The Palm Gardens, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Jazz bassist and composer Tómas R. Einarsson is born in Blönduós, Iceland, Europe.
Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana and Wayne Shorter hold a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, to announce their 'Emissaries For Peace' concerts, to be held in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Yokohama and Osaka between July 27 and August 2.
Andre Rico And The Cha Chaleros play in The Jazz Jamboree at The Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn, London, England, UK, Europe. Rico was, in fact, English jazzman George Davies.
Rafael Munoz, leader of the Escambron Beach Club Orchestra, dies aged 60 at his home in Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Saxophonist Stan Getz and guitarist Charlie Byrd record Jazz Samba No1, Jazz Samba No2 and Jazz Samba No3, in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Dean Martin records Cha Cha D'Amour, Love (Your Spell Is Everywhere), Amor and Two Loves Have I for Capitol Records at 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, California, USA.
Dean Martin records Somebody Loves You, A Hundred Years From Today, If Love Is Good To Me and (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons for Capitol Records at 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Charlie Byrd Trio record Yvonne, Samba Triste and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
The New Stan Getz Quartet plays during a month of dates at The Caf
Bob Gibson and Sarah Vaughan, with Quincy Jones as producer, records Mr. Lucky and The Boy From Ipanema for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
The Hollies complete recording of their next single, We're Through, at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London, UK.
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Dusty Springfield records La Bamba and Needle In A Haystack in Philips Studios, Stanhope Place, London, England, UK, for Philips Records.
The two-day long Boston Globe Jazz festival concludes at The War memprial Auditorium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Artists appearing over the two days of the event include Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Mongo Santamaria, Herbie Mann, Miriam Makeba, Wes Montgomery, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band and Gary Burton.
Trini Lopez is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Trini Lopez is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Fool On The Hill by Sergio Mendes And Brazil '66, reaches No1 in the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart in the USA and will remain at the top for six weeks. The song is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Bobbie Gentry releases her version of The Fool On The Hill, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles, as her new single in the UK.
Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack, a live album of selected performances from the 1969 Woodstock counterculture festival, is released on Cotillion/Atlantic Records in the USA.
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The album Worldbeat by the French group Kaoma is awarded a gold disc in Canada.
Lou Bega reaches No 1 on the UK singles chart with his hit summer smash Mambo No 5, a dance-oriented cover version of Perez Prado's 1949 Latin-pop hit.
Selena VIVE!, a tribute concert to murdered Tex-Mex singer Selena, is held at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas, USA. The event, which attracted 65,000 fans, features famous artists including Gloria Estefan, Thalia and Ana Gabriel performing Selena's songs. It is broadcast live, and becomes the highest-rated Spanish-language program in tv history in the USA.
Swing Out Sister play at The Tower Of London Festival, Tower Of London, London, England, UK.
Popular singer and recording artist Graciela, known as The First Lady of Latin Jazz, dies aged 94 of pulmonary failure at New York Cornell-Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA.
Carlos Santana proposes to his drummer, Cindy Blackman, onstage during a concert at the Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Cindy accepts.
It is reported that Jennifer Lopez is facing a $40 million lawsuit from the owners of new hotel complex Cratos Premium in Cyprus, Europe, for scrapping a politically-sensitive show at the opening of the hotel.
The three-day-long WOMAD Festival 2010 concludes at Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, UK. On this, the final day of the event, artists appearing include Gil Scott-Heron, Kanda Bongo Man, Afro Celt Sound System, JazZstePpa, Imelda May, Rolf Harris and His Band, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, Kormac's Big Band, Gilzene And The Blue Light Mento Band, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars and The Sounds of West Africa.
66-year-old singer Julio Iglesias marries his long-term partner Miranda Rijinsburger, 44, in Marbella, Spain, Europe, with only their five children and two witnesses in attendance.
The Dave Matthews Band Caravan plays the first of three nights at Lakeside, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The lineup over the course of the three nights also includes Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side Of The Moon, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Amos Lee, Emmylou Harris, Ben Folds, G. Love And Special Sauce, Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, Gomez, Drive-By Truckers, Michael Franti And Spearhead, Daniel Lanois' Black Dub, The Jayhawks, Soja, Soulive, The Wailers, Blind Pilot, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3, Vieux Farka Toure, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, Bobby Long, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Jeff Coffin's Mu'tet, Gary Clark Jr.,
In the early hours of the new year, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez dance the night away at Justin's private party at The Glass House, New York City, USA.
Los Lobos play at The Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
Ricky Martin performs live during the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Bank United Center, Miami, Florida, USA.
Matt Bianco play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Luis Adrian Cortes Ramos, a former finalist of "Idol Puerto Rico," files a $10m lawsuit claiming that the Ricky Martin Football World Cup song Vida was plagiarised from one of his songs, which had been entered into a competition backed by Martin.
Selena Gomez attends "The Fundamentals Of Caring" Premiere during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at The Eccles Center Theatre in Park City, Utah, USA.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The Plains Of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, as part of the Quebec City Summer Festival.
Nouvelle Vague play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.