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Cyril Frank Walter is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He will find success as New York City-based cafe society pianist Cy Walter, dubbed the "Art Tatum of Park Avenue".
Attila Cornelius Zoller is born in Visegrad, Hungary, Europe. He will find international acclaim as jazz guitarist and filmscore composer Attila Zoller. In a long career, Zoller will work with Benny Goodman, Stan getz, Herbie Hancock and many others.
Alan Klein is born in Clerkenwell, London, England, UK. He will become a successful musician and composer, first coming to notice in 1963 as the main composer of the soundtrack to the film What a Crazy World. (He should not be confused with music business entrepreneur Allen Klein).
Judy Garland is filming scenes for the movie Little Nellie Kelly in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The Monster Vaudeville And Concert takes place in The Memorial Oval, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Singers taking part include Barbara Neiman and Lexie Renalson, and the cast of 50 performs five numbers from Annie Get Your Gun.
Judy Garland closes after a month at The Curran Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dolores Gray opens at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
Lyricist, popular song composer and publisher Will E. Dulmage dies aged 69 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the last of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand .
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Nelson Riddle arrives in London, England, UK, Europe, to prepare for a tour with a specially-assembled British orchestra. He is also expected to be working on film scores during his visit.
Barbra Streisand plays the first night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Barbra Streisand plays the seventh of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club , Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the ninth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the last of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Time magazine reports that My Fair Lady has now scored three all-time records - by grossing $18m on Broadway, $37m on the road and $15m from sales of the original cast album. It also reports that Warner Bros has now offered $5.5m for the film rights.
Judy Garland records Comes Once In A Lifetime, for Capitol Records in the USA. It will be released on the album The Garland Touch.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Tonight by Ferrante And Teicher, entering at No74.
Judy Garland plays at The Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The film Judgment at Nuremberg is released to cinemas in the USA. The film stars Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Marlene Dietrich and Judy Garland.
Elvis Presley is awarded his third gold album for his soundtrack to the movie Blue Hawaii by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The movie Paris Blues, with a soundtrack by Duke Ellington, opens in theatres in Finland, Europe. The film includes Louis Armstrong in the role of Wild Man Moore.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs make the first of seven on-screen appearances in the CBS sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which they provided the theme song. On this occasion, they introduce a new song, Pearl Pearl Pearl, addressed to the show's Pearl Bodine.
Judy Garland performs the fourth night of a week at the O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The cast of the Broadway musical Funny Girl throw a birthday party for Barbra Streisand at the Spindletop Restaurant, new York City, USA, at which she is given a white poodle puppy named Sadie.
Actress/singer Rita Moreno marries cardiologist Dr Lenny Gordon, who is also her manager.
Peter, Paul And Mary and The Henry Mancini Orchestra play the last of six nights at McCormick Pace, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The teen-oriented movie The Monkey's Uncle, starring Annette Funicello and Tommy Kirk, is released to cinemas in the USA. The title song, written by the Sherman Brothers, is performed by Funicello, with The Beach Boys providing backup services.
Frances Faye begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK.
Having completed a series of shows at The Circle Star Theatre in San Carlos, Judy Garland flies from San Francisco, California, USA, to Los Angeles.
Judy Garland plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Barbra Streisand is featured on the cover of the new York News Sunday magazine. The feature inside the magazine states, "Today, at 23, Barbra is the focal point of a show biz cult of fervid fans who applaud her in every medium."
George Harrison of The Beatles is undertaking four days of recording sessions in Bombay, India, Asia, which will result in his soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Up Where We Belong.
Prince releases the film soundtrack album Purple Rain in the USA, which sells 1.3m copies on its first day.
Prince is named Best International Solo Artist and Purple Rain wins in the Best Film Soundtrack category at the fourth annual BRIT Awards, in the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, UK.
Madonna releases the soundtrack LP, I'm Breathless: Music from and Inspired by the Film Dick Tracy, on Sire/Warner Bros. Records
Circa Survive, Motion City Soundtrack and Copeland begin a UK tour at Academy 3, Manchester, England, UK.
The HMV Music chain of stores in the UK announces that it has gone into administration and called in the receivers, with a potential loss of over 4,300 jobs.
Guitarist and composer Bill Frisell plays the second of four nights at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA. On this night, Frisell plays some of his film soundtrack music.
Johann Johannson releases a new LP, Orphee, on Deutsche Grammophon Records in the UK.
On his 60 Years Of Music World Tour, Ennio Morricone plays at Papp László Sportaréna, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
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