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Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk is born in Breda, Holland, Europe. He will find notoriety as Col Tom Parker
, the enigmatic manager of Elvis Presley
enrols at L.C. Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
opens for ten days at The Regal Theater, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
plays at The Dew Drop Inn, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Crazy Man, Crazy
by Bill Haley And His Comets
peaks at No11 on the Cash Box chart in the USA. It is regarded as the first recognized rock and roll recording to appear on the national
American musical charts. It is also believed to be the first rock and roll recording to be played on national television in the USA.
begins filming his first movie, the Civil War era western Love Me Tender, for 20th Century Fox.
Group, featuring Shirley Douglas, plays in the Big Beat Dance Of 1959 at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Vince Taylor, Leroy Powell and The Beatnicks.
Finishing an extensive nationwide promotional tour in support of his novelty single Baby Sittin' Boogie
, Buzz Clifford
visits deejays and other music business contacts in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers
leave Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, to begin a three month season in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
, spend the third of five days of rehearsing in Hawthorne, California, USA.
The Pendletones, who will find fame after a name change to The
plays the fourth night of a week-long engagement at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood
, New Jersey, USA.
begins a ten-day tour of South America, which includes tv and night club appearances plus recording sessions in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
is in EMI's Abbey Road
Studios, London, UK, recording It's Not For Me To Say, My Heart Sings and other tracks.
continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy
, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
A second day of filming for The T.A.M.I. Show, takes place in The Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA. TAMI stands for Television Audience Measurement Index. The show's amazing line-up includes Rolling Stones
, James Brown
, Chuck Berry
, Beach Boys
, The Supremes
, Jan And Dean
, Marvin Gaye
, Smokey Robinson
, Gerry And The Pacemakers
, Billy J. Kramer
, The Barbarians and more.
continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me
, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd
, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis
, Little Richard
(whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix
], The Vibrators, The Exciters
, The Hollies
, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw
and King Curtis
play at The Paramount Theater
, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
plays at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
When The Everly Brothers
appear at Knott's Berry Farm
, Buena Park, California, USA, Phil Everly smashes his guitar and storms off stage. The duo breaks up immediately after.
is photographed in public wearing a t-shirt bearing the slogan MILF In Training. In recent days she has also been seen out and about wearing such slogans as I'm A Virgin (but this is an old t-shirt), How Could I Say No? and Shut Up And Do Me. Speculation mounts about why she has chosen to present such messages to the watching world.