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The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Blues musician Arthur Blake, better known as Blind Blake, dies aged 38 of pulmonary tuberculosis at the County Emergency Hospital, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA.
The Noel Coward
-composed musical Sail Away
is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
Go Man Go
, a live broadcast from Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Rabin Band, Barbara Kay, Colin Day, Ray Pilgrim, The Hound Dogs, Arthur Greenslade And His Swingin' Piano, Groovin' Don Sanford, Rockin' Rex Morris and The Razz-Ma-Tazzers provide live music on the BBC Light Programme radio show
Members of The Pendletones (later to become The Beach Boys
) sign applications for membership of The American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists.
Jazz trumpet player Jonah Jones
is appearing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a three-week residency.
plays at Butler University, Clowes Memorial Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
And The Bruvvers, Heinz And The Saints, Bert Weedon and The Sundowners play in the Disc All Star Show at The Granada, Tooting, London, England, UK, Europe.
is playing at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
and Liza Minnelli
appear on the tv programme Judy And Liza At The Palladium broadcast by ITV in the UK. The performances were recorded at the London Palladium during November.
have a pre-tour planning meeting with their employees, Mal Evans and Neil Aspinall
, at 12 Montague Mews West, London, England, UK, Europe.
(aka Ben Colder) records May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Snoot, I Wish I'd Stayed In Bed and Make The World Go Away No2 in Nashville, Tennessee
The musical Charlie Girl
is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
plays at the Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Bukka White plays the first of three nights at The Matrix
, San Francisco, California, USA, with Charlie Cockey.
goes to see her 18-year-old sister, Roslyn Kind, sing at The Persian Room, New York City, USA.
The Grateful Dead
play at the Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
McDonald plays at the Community Center, Point Reyes, California, USA.
Ian Dury And The Blockheads
release what will become their first UK No1 single, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick. It will also be a first for their label, Stiff Records.
Donny And Marie Osmond are undertaking a two-week live engagement in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania
is sued by Geffen Records for $3m. The label claims that his latest album, Everybody's Rockin’, is "not commercial in nature and musically uncharacteristic of his previous albums."
Jim Diamond is at No1 in the UK singles chart with I Should Have Known Better. The song will be succeeded after one week by Band Aid's charity single Do They Know It's Christmas. Diamond will publicly request that people not buy his single, but instead buy Do They Know It's Christmas.
Ratt play at the Municipal Auditorium, Columbus, Georgia, USA, supported by
Compilation The Hits/The B Sides by Prince
is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
Lau play at The Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Stanley Brinks (formerly known as Herman Dune
) and Freschard play at White Rabbit, Freiburg, Germany, Europe.
In an interview on the US tv show Today
, Bono of U2
tells the show's co-host Jenna Bush Hager that, although he and her father, US President George W. Bush, came from different political sides, the rock singer became, "very fond of him, and it's funny because underneath his armour, there's passion, compassion; he has it."
On her Madame X tour
cancels a second consecutive show at The Wang Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, for medical reasons.