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Violinist Charles D'Almaine, with piano accompaniment, records The Holy City, Cavatina, Then You'll Remember Me, Medley Of Irish Airs and Shepherd's Dance for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra record All God's Chillun Got Rhythm, The Lady From Fifth Avenue and Let's Have Another Cigarette, in New York City, USA.
On their KHJ-Mutual Lucky U Ranch radio show, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, The Sons Of The Pioneers perform Rocky Mountain Express, Touch Of God's Hand, Tumbleweed Trail and Fireball Mail. On the same show, Betty Taylor performs Don't Ever Be Afraid To Go Home and Hugh Farr performs Avalon.
Songwriter Frank Loesser copyrights his songs Thumbelina and Anywhere I Wander, which appear in the film Hans Christian Anderson starring Danny Kaye.
Doo-wop quartet The Penguins only hit single, Earth Angel, on DooTone Records, peaks at No8 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the eighteenth night of a six-week season at the Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Bluegrass legends The Stanley Brothers play at Oak Leaf Park, Luray, Virginia, USA.
The Top Ten singles being played on WMGM Radio in New York City, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

Ricky Nelson (Imperial)
2. BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)
3. QUARTER TO THREE - Gary U.S. Bonds (Legrand)
4. THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES - Little Caesar And The Romans (Del-Fi)
5. RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)
6. STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)
7. HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)
8. RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)
9. THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)
10. A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)
Wanda Jackson plays at the Golden Nugget Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Stanley Brothers play at The Famous Restaurant, Washington DC, USA.
Bukka White records Alabama Blues and Jesus Died On The Cross To Save The World, for Fontana Records, in Berkeley, California, USA.
The Rev. Cleophus Robinson records Waiting For Jesus, I Can't Help It and other tracks for Battle Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tv's Ed Sullivan Show, recorded in New York City, USA, features The Singing Nun.
Chet Atkins records Satan's Doll for RCA Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Chapel Of Love by The Dixie Cups on Red Bird Records, co-written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector, enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
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The Dixie Cups hit No1 in - both Billboard and Cash Box Singles Charts in the USA - with Chapel Of Love.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features The Byrds performing the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do and Jewel Akens performing Only Way to Fly and Birds And The Bees.
Roger Miller, with producer Jerry Kennedy, records The Old Rugged Cross, In The Garden, Just A Closer Walk and Precious Memories, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. None of these tracks will be released.
While in the town of Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, for a concert, The Fugs perform an exorcism on the grave of Senator Robert McCarthy, leader of the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s.
John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles hurriedly leave Rishikesh, India, Asia, where they have been staying on an ashram at the invitation of spiritual guru the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Their departure is caused by the pair being advised that the Maharishi is using his position to obtain sexual favours from female guests. Lennon's song Sexy Sadie will be inspired by this situation.
The Beatles are recording Sexy Sadie in London, UK. The song is inspired by the alleged inappropriate amourous advances to women made by celebrity guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi while the group stayed with him on his ashram in Rishikesh, India, Asia.
Bob Dylan spends his 30th birthday visiting the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, Israel, Europe.
U2 release their first single for Island Records, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, in the UK, Europe.
U2 play at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Contemporary Christian singer Amy Grant marries contemporary Christian singer Gary Chapman.
Pat Boone plays the first of five nights at Drury Lane Dinner Theatre, Evergeen Park, Illinois, USA.
Metallica, Creed, Kid Rock and Sevendust play at Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction spends the last of eight days in the Sudan, North West Africa, as part of a mission, organised by he humanitarian group Christian Solidarity International, to free Southern Sudanese slaves from their Northern masters.
U2 play a tiny gig for the thirty winners of a BBC Radio One competition, in Hanover Quays, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
U2 play the second of two nights at The GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
U2 enter the UK pop singles chart at No2 with City Of Blinding Lights.
Dead Poetic play at The Showcase Theater, Corona, California, USA.
U2 play the first of four non-consecutive nights at the Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Dahsboard Confessional.
Dublin residents hold street protests to voice their objections to two days of non-stop noise caused by the dismantling of U2's massive stage set in the wake of their recent concert at Croke Park.
Megadeth and Switchfoot play at the X103 NCAA Final Four Party, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
On their 360 Degree tour U2 play in The Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe, supported by Kasabian.
On their 360 Degree tour U2 play the first of two nights in the Casa Arena, Horsens, Denmark, Europe, supported by Snow Patrol.
Napoleon IIIrd plays at The Twisted Pepper, Dublin, Ireland.
Bono of U2 appears on stage during the opening night of the Mali Desert music festival in Timbuktu, Mali, West Africa. Nevetheless, his presence does not resurrect the now flagging fortunes of the festival, previously a major world music event, because of terrorist threats.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights in Credicard Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Adam Clayton, bassist of U2, reveals, 'I felt empty despite selling millions of records with U2 and living a privileged life'. the comments come during an interview in The Irish Independent newspaper when Clayton is helping to launch launch the Walk In My Shoes campaign to support mental health services at St Patrick's Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Keith Urban visits children in the Monash Children's Hospital, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, Oceania. While there, he and his actress wife Nicole Kidman sing Amazing Grace for the children.
Emperor play at TSUTAYA O-East, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On their Innocence And Experience tour, U2 play the first of four nights at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Bonnaroo Music Festival, Great Stage Park Manchester, Tennessee, USA.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, USA, supported by OneRepublic.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by The Lumineers.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play the second of two nights at Twickenham Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, supported by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.