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Tallulah Bankhead is born in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. She will find fame as an actress but will also perform songs and monologues on her 1950s tv series The Big Show.
The Peerless Quartet records I Gave My Heart And Hand To Someone In Dixieland and Since Mother Goes To The Movie Shows for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Owen Patrick McNulty is born in the Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find fame as singer, radio, television and film actor, and Capitol Records artist Dennis Day.
Judy Garland is filming scenes for the movie Little Nellie Kelly in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto In B Flat by Freddy Martin, reaches No1 in the Billboard magazine Best Sellers chart in the USA.
The Walt Disney animated film Cinderella, including the songs A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, So This is Love, Sing Sweet Nightingale, The Work Song, and Cinderella, is released to cinemas in Denmark.
The Walt Disney animated film Cinderella, including the songs A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, So This is Love, Sing Sweet Nightingale, The Work Song, and Cinderella, is released to cinemas in Norway.
The movie On Top Of Old Smokey, starring singing cowboy Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette debuts in movie theatres in the USA.
I'll See You In My Dreams, a movie musical starring Doris Day and Danny Thomas, is released to cinemas in the USA. The film is a fictionalised biography of song lyric writer Gus Kahn.
The comedy musical film Road To Bali, starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, is released to cinemas in Finland, Europe.
Unchained Melody by Roy Hamilton enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. It will peak at No6 during a sixteen-week run on the chart.
Johnnie Ray records Johnnie's Comin' Home for Columbia Records in Hollywood, California, USA.
Little Richard's single, Tutti Frutti, is reviewed by Billboard magazine as a "cleverly styled novelty with nonsense words, rapid fire delivery."
The soundtrack album from the film South Pacific goes to the top of the first ever UK album chart, and stays there for a staggering 69 weeks.
The Crests play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy movie Bells Are Ringing, starring Dean Martin and Judy Holliday, opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
David Arnold is born in Luton, Bedfordshire, UK. He will become one of Britain's most successful filmscore composers, particularly associated with the James Bond movie franchise, but will also work as an arranger and producer for music acts including Bjork, Pulp, Iggy Pop, Chrissie Hynde, David McAlmont and The Cardigans.
Peggy Lee records I'll Get By, My Silent Love and Please Don't Rush Me, in Studio B, Capitol Records, Hollywood, California, USA, for Capitol Records.
The Everly Brothers record Little Hollywood Girl in RCA Victor Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
Elvis Presley flies from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, where he will shortly begin filming his next movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!
Elvis Presley begins filming in Culver City, California, USA, on his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Cliff Richard is in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, continuing with the filming of his next movie, Wonderful Life.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles are filming scenes at Twickenham, UK, for their first movie A Hard Day's Night.
Paul Anka, accompanied by and songwriter Sammy Cahn, makes a short promotional film in Ostia Harbour, Rome, Italy, Europe, featuring two songs he recorded the day before.
Filming on the Elvis Presley movie Harum Scarum begins at Goldwyn Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
The Beatles continue filming at Twickenham Film Studios, St Margaret's, Twickenham, UK, for their second film, Help!, provisionally titled Eight Arms To Hold You. In the evening, they spend some time at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, where they attempt a second recording of That Means A Lot.
Work begins at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, on the songs Come Along, Beginners Luck, Down By The Riverside and When The Saints Go Marchin' In, to be used in the soundtrack of the next Elvis Presley film, Frankie And Johnny.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The teen-oriented movie Having a Wild Weekend starring The Dave Clark Five opens in London, UK. On release in the USA it will re-titled Catch Us If You Can.
Merle Haggard records If I Could Be Him, Shade Tree and This Town's Not Big Enough, with producers Ken Nelson and Fuzzy Owen, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session include guitarists Roy Nichols and Lewis Ley , steel guitarist Ralph Mooney, bassists Bert Dodson and Robert Morris, drummer Helen Price and pianist George French Jr. Harmony vocals are supplied by Billy Mize and Bonnie Owens.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Small Faces sign a contract to appear in the upcoming British film Dateline Diamonds.
The James Coburn movie The President's Analyst, featuring cameo appearances by protest folkie Barry McGuire and Los Angeles-based psychedelic band Clear Light, is released to cinemas in the USA.
Jo Jo Gunne, featuring Jay Ferguson and Mark Andes (former members of Spirit,), play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the eleventh of fourteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, continues its second leg at Tarrant County Convention Center Arena, Fort Worth, Texas. Some performances from this show will appear on the live album Hard Rain.
Clare Grogan of pop band Altered Images is waitressing in Glasgow, Scotland, when she is approached by film director Bill Forsyth, who asks her to appear in his film Gregory's Girl.
The film Honeysuckle Rose, starring Willie Nelson, opens at cinemas across the USA.
Madness begin making a semi-documentary film, Take It Or Leave It, in Islington, London.
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams begins its record-breaking 16-weeks atop the UK singles chart.
On their Hot Fuss tour, The Killers play at The Xbox 360 launch @ The Avalon, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Israel. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Halo by Beyonce reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart in the USA. On the same day, during her I Am tour, Beyonce plays at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin [a.k.a. Oneohtrix Point Never] release an album of experimental instrumental music entitled Instrumental Tourist, via The Software Recording Co in the UK.
The Hollywood Undead play at The Bottom Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nina Gordon and Louise Post of Veruca Salt attend the ASCAP Composer Cocktail Party during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at Sundance ASCAP Music Cafe in Park City, Utah, USA.