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Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, a musical extravaganza with music by John Philip Sousa
, is performed at the Victoria Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA.
The City Club Burlesquers are appearing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Sultan Of Sulu
, billed as a "merry musical modern satire" continues a lengthy run at The Studebaker Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The stage musical Alone At Last opens at the Shubert Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, where it will run for 180 performances.
The Hollywood Starlets, featuring the Hollywood Starlets Trio aka The Gumm Sisters, play the fifth of seven nights at The Million Dollar Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Ethel Gumm, will go on to much greater fame as Judy Garland
The Benny Goodman
Quartet record Diga Diga Doo in New York City, USA.
Revered politically-active folk singer and songwriter Pete Seeger
marries his girlfriend Toshi Aline Ohta
. The couple will remain together until her death at the age of 91.
is playing at The Warner Theater, New York City, USA.
At The Embers Club in New York City, jazz trumpeter Bobby Hackett continues recording sessions for his Capitol Records
album At The Embers. On this day he records the tracks Cheek To Cheek, It's Been So Long, If I Had My Way and That Naughty Waltz.
The Stratatones and Mike And The Ravens play in the Week-End Rock-A-Rama at Rollerland
, a roller-skating rink on North Beekman Street in Plattsburgh, New York State, USA.
The Paul Bley Quintet and The Jazz Composers' Guild Orchestra play during the Four Days In December concert series staged by The Jazz Composers' Guild at Judson Hall, 165 West 57th Street, New York City, USA. During this show, The Jazz Composers Orchestra records the album Communication. The orchestra includes such jazz notables as pianist Paul Bley
, saxophonist Steve Lacy and trumpet player Mike Mantler.
and The Holding Company play the first of three nights at the Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
's Bluesbreakers play at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Country Joe McDonald plays the first of two nights at Mandrake's, Berkeley
, California, USA.
During sessions for the album Shot Of Love
, Bob Dylan
is in Clover Studios
, Los Angeles, working on mixes of songs including Every Grain Of Sand, Watered Down Love, In The Summertime and Lenny Bruce.
The Skatalites play at Fitzgerald's, Houston, Texas, USA.
play at The Omni, Oakland, California, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade
tour, Kiss play at Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA.
releases his fourth studio album, The Chase, which will debut at No1 on the Billboard
200 Albums and Top Country Albums charts in the USA.
appears in the New York City tv studios of Saturday Night Live
to confirm that widespread rumours of his death from an overdose of Demerol have been somewhat exaggerated.
is heavily criticised for dangling his baby from a third-floor hotel balcony in Berlin, Germany, Europe. Jacko is in Berlin to attend an awards ceremony and takes the oppoertunity to show his nine-month old baby to his fans outside the hotel.
A poll conducted by long-established radio station KIIS in Los Angeles, California, USA, finds that Americans believe rapper Eminem
to be "more truthful" than U.S. President George W. Bush.
Lee Ann Womack releases the album There's More Where That Came From on MCA Records in the USA.
Moby plays at Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
It is announced that Michael Jackson
, reportedly in financial trouble, is expected to sell 50% of his share of The Beatles
' song catalogue as part of a larger debt restructuring plan.
Active Child plays at Schubas
, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Phantogram play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.