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Vocal duo Correll And Gosden [better known as radio stars Amos'n'Andy] record I Never Knew What The Moonlight Could Do, Elsie Schultz-en-Heim, I Just Wanna Be Known As Susie's Feller and Kiss Your Little Baby Goodnight, for Victor Records in The Webster Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Meet The People, billed as "The All-American Hit Musical Revue" is playing at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
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Herbie Fields and Buddy Greco are playing at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Four Freshmen record The Day Isn't Long Enough at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, USA.
Betty Hutton begins a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
The Maddox Brothers and Rose release a new single, the Death Of Rock And Roll in the USA, on Columbia Records.
Roy Milton plays the second night of a week at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Chart-topping clarinettist Acker Bilk has a recording session in London, UK, at which his drummer is Ginger Baker, later to play with Eric Clapton in The Cream.
Country singer and songwriter Johnny Bond records The Way A Star Is Born, for Republic Records in the USA.
James Brown records So Long, And I Do Just What I Want and Just You And Me Darling, at United Western Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for King Records.
Bill Monroe And The Blue Grass Boys play the second of two days at The Wilson Fair, North Carolina, USA.
Jackie Wilson and Jerry Lee Lewis co-headline a show at Rocklyn Palace, New York, USA, supported by Ruth Brown, The Coasters, The Vibrations and Chris Kenner.
Porter Wagoner plays a live show in Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys, The Louvin Brothers, Bob Luman, Grandpa Jones, Margie Bowes, The Slater Sisters and Billy Thompson And His Melody Ramblers play in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Blues and gospel singer Ann Cook dies of a heart attack in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the third night in a week of shows at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Dion, Del Shannon and Joe Brown's UK tour plays at Tooting, London, UK. Also on thebill are The Allisons, Buzz Clifford, SuzyCope and Peppi And The New York Twisters.
Little Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, The Wailers, Freddy Cannon, Nino Tempo And April Stevens, Dee Dee Sharp, Ray Stevens, The Vice Roys and Gail Harris play at the Opera House, Seattle, Washington, USA.
In RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Elvis Presley begins recording vocals for his next movie, Kissin' Cousins. His band includes guitarists Scotty Moore, Harold Bradley and Grady Martin, backing vocalists The Jordanaires, drummers D.J. Fontana and Buddy Harman, bassist Bob Moore, saxophonists Boots Randolph and Bill Justis, pianist Floyd Cramer and fiddler Cecil Brower.
The Yardbirds play their first night of a residency at The Crawdaddy Club, in the Station Hotel, Richmond, Surrey, UK, Europe.
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Tony Bennett records Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams, I Walk A Little Faster and Got The Gate On The Golden Gate in CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City, USA.
Gustave Molvik is born in Seattle, Washington, USA. He will find some fame and notoriety as Taime Downe, lead singer of 1980s sleaze-glam-rock band Faster Pussycat.
Peter, Paul And Mary play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK.
The Top Ten Singles on WMCA Radio in New York City, USA, on this day are as follows :

1. YESTERDAY - The Beatles (Capitol)

2. HANG ON SLOOPY - The McCoys (Bang)

3. THE 'IN' CROWD - The Ramsey Lewis Trio (Argo)

4. EVE OF DESTRUCTION - Barry McGuire (Dunhill)

5. YOU WERE ON MY MIND - We Five (A+M)

6. HELP! - The Beatles (Capitol)

7. CATCH US IF YOU CAN - The Dave Clark Five (Epic)

8. IT AIN'T ME BABE - The Turtles (White Whale)

9. YOU’VE GOT YOUR TROUBLES - The Fortunes (Press)

10. 1-2-3 - Len Barry (Decca)

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Orford Cellar Club, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann are banned from singing their current UK hit, a version of Bob Dylan's If You Gotta Go, Go Now, on the BBC tv show Crackerjack. The show's producer describes the song as "unsuitable".
Iain Baker, keyboard player for Jesus Jones, is born in Carshalton, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
Led Zeppelin come to the end of their first Japanese tour with the second of two nights in the Festival Hall, Osaka.
During a North American tour, Pink Floyd play at Hec Edmondson Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Artimus Pyle Band, Fat and The Rhythm Method play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Condition Critical tour, Quiet Riot play at The Forum, Inglewood, California, USA.
Neil Young And The International Harvesters play in Pasadena, Texas, USA.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Rising Sun, Kettering, England, UK, Europe.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays the sixth of seven nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
Wendy O Williams plays at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The League and Rogue Male.
Sting and Annie Lennox play at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, Hollywood, California, USA.
The Backstreet Boys play in Yoyogi Gym, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails posts a strenuous denial on the band's website refuting rumours that drummer Jerome Dillon's recent hospitalisation with heart problems is connected in any way with drink or drugs abuse.
Suzanne Vega, accompanied by guitarist Gerry Leonard, plays at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Native Tour, OneRepublic and The Script play at Sharon Meadow, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sam Smith releases the official video for his single Restart.
Wolf Alice release their second LP, Visions Of A Life, on Dirty Hit Records.
Marry Waterson and David A. Jaycock release a new LP, Death Had Quicker Wings Than Love, on One Little Indian Records.
Fever Dream release their second LP, Squid, on Club AC30 Records in the UK.