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William H. West's Big Minstrel Jubilee plays at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Hardy Williamson records Macushla for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Harry Macdonough records It's Tulip Time In Holland (Two Lips Are Calling Me), for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The Old Soldier Musicians, comedy vocal trio Tommy Van And The Ward Girls, and The Girls From The North And The South are appearing at The Casino Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Harry Hastings' Big Show, described as "a brilliant program of new song hits" is playing at The Columbia Burlesque Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lee Morse And Her Bluegrass Boys [strangely enough, a jazz group] record The Old Folks At Home and A Garland Of Old-Fashioned Roses, for Pathe Actuelle Records in New York City, USA.
The Binkley Brothers hold the first ever Nashville, Tennessee, USA, recording session, at the YMCA Hall, recording I'll Rise When The Rooster Crows, under the guidance of producer Ralph Peer for Victor Records.
Sam Coslow, with Nat W. Finston And The Paramount Orchestra, records the Rodgers And Hart song Give Her A Kiss, in Hollywood, California, USA.
Trad jazz trumpeter Rod Mason is born in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK. As well as leading his own group, Mason will perform with the who's who of British trad including Cy Laurie (1959), Monty Sunshine (1962-66), Acker Bilk (1970-71), The Dutch Swing College Band (mid-1980's) and Chris Barber.
Harry James And His Orchestra play in Barstow, California, USA. The show is broadcast live on the NBC Blue Network's Victory Parade Of Spotlight Bands series, sponsored by Coca Cola.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
Shortly after performing on the first NBC-tv Colgate Comedy Hour show of a new season, Eddie Cantor, star of vaudeville and a major recording artist, suffers a heart attack. He will recover and return to the show four months later.
T-Bone Walker plays the twelfth night of a two-week stay at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Atco Records purchases master recordings made by The Robins, including Smokey Joe's Cafe, produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Atco will subsequently release them under the group's new name 'The Coasters'.
The first Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars package tour plays in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, with acts including Paul Anka, The Drifters, Duane Eddy, Lloyd Price, LaVern Baker, Annette, The Coasters, The Skyliners and Bobby Rydell.
The Mighty Clouds Of Joy record Jesus Lead Us Safely and Ain't Got Long Here, at Goldstar Studios, Houston, Texas. The tracks will become their debut single for Peacock Records.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Frankie Avalon is playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan play the last night in a week at the Palace Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan continues in a two-week residency at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supporting the Greenbriar Boys.
Peter Hooton of UK 80s hitmakers The Farm is born in Everton, Liverpool, UK.
The Miles Davis Quintet plays in Royce Hall, at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Bo Diddley, Freddie Cannon, The Big Three, Mike Berry, John Leyton and The Tornados appear on UK tv series Thank Your Lucky Stars, hosted by Brian Matthew.
The Tikis are playing at The Jolly Roger Club, Printers' Alley, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
A package tour featuring Chubby Checker, Bo Diddley, Dee Dee Sharp, The Shirelles, The Checkerboard Band and others plays in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles release a new album, Aiuto!, in Italy, Europe, on Parlophone Records. This is the Italian version of their film soundtrack album Help!
The Rolling Stones, Unit 4+2, and The Spencer Davis Group play at The Capitol, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Dottie West, with Chet Atkins as producer, records Wear Away, Would You Hold It Against Me and Before The Ring On Your Finger Turns Green at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Musicians on the session include guitarists Grady Martin, Ray Edenton and Bill West, bassists Henry Strzelecki and Harold Bradley, drummer Buddy Harman and Floyd Cramer on piano.
Patti Page is playing at The Royal Box, Americana Of New York, New York City, USA, with Lee Evans And His Orchestra.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the second of three nights at The Bank, Torrance, California, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is White Room by The Cream entering at No70.
Sam And Dave play during a week at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Black Sabbath release the album Never Say Die in the USA.
Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Queen play the first of three nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Robert Plant plays at The Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond perform in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
Badfinger play at The Riverboat, Rochester, New York State, USA.
The biographical drama movie Mask, starring Cher, opens at cinemas in Taiwan, Asia.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays the fifth of seven nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of three nights at the Civic Arena, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to an audience of 16,230.
On their No Prayer On The Road tour, Iron Maiden play at The Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Touch Me by Samantha Fox is awarded double-platinum album status in Canada.
The Stands play at The Fez Club, Reading, England, UK.
Neil Young releases a new album, Le Noise, on Reprise Records in the USA.
Carlos Santana appears on UK tv show Breakfast to promote his new album, Guitar Heaven. Fran Healey of Travis appears on the same show to promote his solo album, Wreckorder.
Kara play at the 2014 Hallyu Dream Concert at Gyeongju Citizen Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
Robert Plant plays at the NextWave Festival in Howard Gillman Opera House / BAM, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
On his Dear Girl tour, Pharrell Williams plays at Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
On their Scandal In Europe tour, U-Kiss play at La Cigalle, Paris, France, Europe.