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The Faust Trio including Victor Jerome, Adelina Roattino, Josephine Sabel (singing comedienne), Reichens' Hand-Balancing Dogs, Lottie Fremont And Harry W. Welch, Kelly And Violette, Jordan And Crouch and The Da Coma Family are playing at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records The World Is Mine Tonight, Yours Is My Heart Alone (The Land of Smiles) and Oh Nights Of Splendor at Radio Recorders
Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The tracks will be used on his radio programme, The Mario Lanza
And His Orchestra record Goodbye, Embraceable You, Lover Come Back To Me and If I Had You in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The movie musical Two Tickets To Broadway
, starring Tony Martin
and Janet Leigh, opens at cinemas in Finland, Europe.
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in the UK. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
James Wilkinson is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as Jizzy Pearl
, vocalist of heavy rock band L.A. Guns
appears as veteran blues singer Jennifer Henderson in tonight's edition of popular tv series Route 66 in the USA. She also performs a song on the show, accompanied by Coleman Hawkins
, Jo Jones and Roy Eldridge
records Goody Goody, Pick Yourself Up and other tracks for Reprise
Records in Hollywood, California, USA.
plays at Lisner Auditorium, Washington DC, USA.
plays at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia. After playing only half of her show, she flees the stage in the face of taunts from the audience about her poor performance.
Twentieth-Century Fox announces its purchase of the rights to film the movie musical version of the successful stage show Hello, Dolly!
The Stax Revue, featuring Wilson Pickett
, Booker T And The MG's
, Rufus Thomas, William Bell, Carla Thomas, The Mar-Keys, The Mad Lads and The Astors, plays the second of two nights at the 5/4 Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
record Calico Girlfriend Samba, Lynn Harper and Thank You My Friend, at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The No1 album in the USA is So Far
by Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Jazz singer Herb Jeffries
takes over control of Carmelo's Cafe, a jazz niterie in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA. Jeffries has acquired the venue in partnership with his son Robert.
At a New Year's Party held by Don Henley, a former member of The Eagles
, at his ranch in Aspen, Colorado, USA, presidential candidate Gary Hart first meets Donna Rice, who will later become embroiled with him in a scandal.
Filming of the music video for Madonna
’s upcoming single Vogue
is completed at The Burbank Studios in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA, with David Fincher as director.
plays the last of three nights at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It is announced that Britney Spears
has severed her business ties with Larry Rudolph, the man who discovered her and became her manager for nine years.
, David Essex, The Osmonds and Les McKeown's 70s Bay City Rollers
play the first of two nights at Wembley Arena Pavilion, London, England, UK.
plays at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
begins the North American leg of his 2008 tour with a gig at The Palladium
, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
attends an NHL hockey game
between the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, with actor Chord Overstreet.
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.
go on a pub crawl in Brooklyn, New York, USA, in support of their forthcoming self-titled album. Beginning at 3pm, Delta Spirit
visit 3 bars in Williamsburg and Greenpoint to play tracks from their new album, Delta Spirit
, on Rounder Records.
On her Prismatic World Tour, Katy Perry
plays at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On their Live On Tour
play at Amos' Southland, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
, The Ocean and North play a live gig in Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
, The Ocean and North play a live gig in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
On her Revival tour
, Selena Gomez
plays at The Prudential Centre, Newark, New Jersey, USA, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America, supported by Wild Parade. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
scores her first ever No1 on the Official Singles Chart in the UK with Look What You Made Me Do, notching up 30,000 downloads and 5.3m streams in its opening week.