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Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV is born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He will find success as Desi Arnaz Jr, drummer for 60s pop hitmakers Dino, Desi and Billy
The Betty McGuire group is playing during six weeks at The Prince George, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
is playing at The Chase Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como
reaches No1 in the Best-Selling Singles chart in the United Kingdom.
Marilyn Monroe is the star guest on tonights edition of The Martin And Lewis Show (starring Dean Martin
and Jerry Lewis) on tv in the USA.
Susan Hayward wins the award for Best Performance By An Actress In A Musical Film for her leading role in With A Song In My Heart
at The 10th Golden Globe Awards in the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, published by John Fields, is at No1 in the Top Ten Best-Selling Songs chart, compiled by The Popular Publishers Committee of The Music Publishers Association, in the UK.
is playing at The Chase Club, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Cy Laurie
Band plays at The Cy Laurie Jazz Club, 16 Garrick Street, London, UK.
Following a tour of Germany, Europe, The Johnny Dankworth
Orchestra returns to the UK.
The Music Makers [17-piece progressive jazz band] plays at Glagow Jazz Club, St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, with The Clyde River Jazz Band.
And His Trio open at The Bandbox, New York City, USA.
conducts The Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra in a concert in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
The Johnny Dankworth
Seven play at The Town Hall, Petersfield, England, UK, Europe.
Hal Michael Ketchum is born in Greenwich, New York State, USA. He will find success as country music recording artist Hal Ketchum.
The Douglas Duke Trio opens at The Hickory House, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz maestro Xavier Cugat
makes a personal appearance at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA.
The New Palmer Bar in Detroit, Michigan, USA, is bombed. The incident is one of many linked to attempts by gangsters to gain control of the lucrative juke box
business in Detroit.
Michael Gordon Oldfield is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK. As multi-instrumentalist composer Mike Oldfield
he will find international success with the album-length instrumental composition Tubular Bells
, which will provide the financial foundation for Richard Branson
's Virgin empire and inspire the whole New Age
The Maddox Brothers And Rose
record I'd Rather Die Young [Than Grow Old Without You], These Wasted Years, The Nightingale Song and I'm A Little Red Caboose [On The Choo Choo Train Of Love] for Columbia Records
in the USA.
is playing at Cocoanut Grove, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The movie comedy musical Sailor Beware
, starring Dean Martin
and Jerry Lewis, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
records I Wonder Who in J&M's Music Shop, New
plays at Cherry Spring Dance Hall, Cherry Spring, Texas, USA.
is born in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Billed as 'The Fabulous Blind Singing Star', Ray Charles
plays the sixth night in a two-week engagement at The Pelican Club, 301 South Rampart St, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.