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is born in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, USA. His career
will include singing, acting, writing, producing and managing radio
stations, but he will be best-remembered as the host of the radio
show Breakfast At Sardi's, aka Breakfast In Hollywood
. The show will become popular enough to
become the subject of a movie, featuring The Nat King Cole
Symphony Hall is opened in Boston, Massachusetts.
and The Count Basie
Orchestra make a live radio broadcast from the Hotel Ritz-Carlton, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
sings Ol' Man River, 'Neath the Southern Moon, None But The Lonely Heart and Hopak on the Chase And Sanborn radio show in the USA.
And His Orchestra play the second night of two-weeks at the Club Caprice in the Hotel Coronado, St Louis, Missouri, USA. The gig also involves nightly fifteen-minute radio broadcasts on Radio KXOK.
And His Orchestra play as part of an AFRS
[The Armed Forces Radio Service], radio show, On The Beam, in The University of Iowa, Iowa, USA.
sings A Little Bird and vocal group The Keynotes sing The Lady From 29 Palms, on the BBC radio show Take It From Here
in the UK.
And His Orchestra record Swanee, Summertime, S'Wonderful and other tracks in a live session for BBC Radio Jazz Club in London. The band includes Humphrey Lyttelton
on cornet and Dill Jones
Jack Smith with an orchestra directed by Frank DeVol performs Domino on radio series The Tide Show in the USA.
A new radio station, WIBF, begins broadcasting from Jenkintown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, with a music format covering MOR, big band, Dixieland jazz and country music.
Jerry Lee Lewis
, The Shirelles
, Brenda Lee
, Etta James, B.B. King
, Gene McDaniels
, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Bobby Vee
, The Diamonds, Kathy Young And The Innocents, The Fleetwoods, The Ventures
, The Casuals, The Flairs, Gary Miles and Tony Williams
(of The Platters
) play in The Alan Freed
Spectacular at The Hollywood Bowl
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A new country music radio station, WXBM, begins broadcasting in Pensacola, Florida, USA.
The Moody Blues
perform Go Now, I Don’t Want to Go On Without You and I’ll Go Crazy on the BBC Light Programme radio show Saturday Club, in London, England, UK.
record a live session at The Playhouse Theatre, London, England, UK, for the BBC Radio Show Saturday Club
and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich appear on Southern Television tv series Time For Blackburn, hosted by radio deejay Tony Blackburn
in Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Radio station WBZ in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, switches from a Top 40 pop music format to a talk show format.
Queen’s new single, Radio Ga Ga, written by Roger Taylor, enters the UK singles chart at No4, and will peak at No2. This gives Queen the unique distinction of being the only group in which all four members have individually composed a top ten hit.
Oystein Aarseth, aka Euronymous, a member of Norwegian death metal
, is found dead in the stairwell of his building, with 23 knife
wounds in his corpse.
have their first wide public exposure when a live session by the band is broadcast by BBC Radio 1 deejay Steve Lamacq.
play a live session at SiriusXM Studios, New York City, USA.
On their Paper Gods tour, Duran Duran
play at Metro radio Arena, Newcastle, England, UK.