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Musical comedy The Toreador
is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora
is presented at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
A banjo/guitar duo using the name Buster Carter and Preston Young
earn $25 by recording Darn Good Girl for Columbia Records
at their 5th Avenue studio in New York City, USA. At the same session they also record A Lazy Farmer Boy. Oddly, although Buster Carter's name appears on the record, he does not play on it. His place is taken by fiddler Posey Rorer
A fire destroys the Treasury building, the Post Office Savings Bank and a bonded warehouse in Port Of Spain, Trinidad. A river of fire caused by 365,000 gallons of rum floods into the streets and runs into the harbour. The event will provide the inspiration for the calypso songs
The Treasury Fire by Lionel Belasco and Fire, Fire In Port Of Spain by The Caresser
And His Orchestra begin a week-long booking in the ballroom at The Book-Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Larry Taylor, bassist with Canned Heat
, is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Alanson Russell Loud is born in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA. He will find fame in the 1970s as television personality, magazine columnist and new wave rock-n-roll performer Lance Loud
And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong
is playing during a run of gigs at The Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Sextet play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones
is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
, The Raelettes, The Coasters, Joe Adams, Betty Carter
, The Jazztet
, The Little Angels and Jimmie Scott play during an engagement at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Having played numerous live dates in the UK, Gene Vincent
flies back to the USA to take care of some personal business.
play at The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK, followed by an All-nighter at Club Noreik
, London, England, UK, where they are recorded live for broadcast the following night on Radio Luxembourg
's show Ready Steady Radio!
play at the Sheffield Arts Festival, Students Union, Sheffield University, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
Nathan Followill, drummer of Kings Of Leon
, is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Dexy's Midnight Runners release a new single, Come On Eileen
, in the UK.
play at The King's Head, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
This Parade play at The Half Moon, Herne Hill, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pet Shop Boys
release a new single, It's Alright, in the UK. It will peak at No5.
play at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, UK.
, David Essex, The Osmonds and Les McKeown's 70s Bay City Rollers
play the second of two nights at Wembley Arena Pavilion, London, England, UK.
During the third lap of the Pro 250 Motocross racing championship in Mammoth, California, USA, pop diva Pink
holds up a sign reading 'Will you marry me?' as her driver-boyfriend Carey Hart flashes past her on the track. Hart pulls off the track and agrees to her proposal.
play at Wembley Stadium, London.
Joe Hajek, Joseph Eid, The Conleys, Black Cadence, Joe Hajek, Tito, Lizzy Williams, Kevin Kelly and Asa Danekind play in the regular monthly Meroke Sky Records Night at the Pig'n'Whistle Hollywood Boulevard, Burbank, California.
by Justin Bieber
enters the Billboard
100 Albums Chart in the USA at No1 with sales of 374,000 in its first week. It also reaches No1 in Canada on sales of 57,000 copies.
JLS play at Disneyland, Paris, France, Europe.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.