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The musical comedy The Cadet Girl is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 performances.
The musical comedy The Strollers is being presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of seventy performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Frank Sinatra appears at the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Mona Lisa by Nat King Cole rises from No3 to No1 in the Cashbox Magazine Top Ten Juke Box Tunes Chart in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Having opened at The Theatre Royal, Bristol, England, UK, the musical Salad Days now transfers to The Vaudeville Theatre, London, where it will run for 2,283 performances.
Buddy Holly and the Crickets play at the Howard Theater, Washington, D.C., USA.
Drummer W.S. Holland joins Johnny Cash's backing duo, The Tennessee Two, transforming it into The Tennessee Three.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy plays the second night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Paul Anka continues with a week-long engagement at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Jazz Crusaders play at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bert Weedon plays at The Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon, England, UK, Europe.
jazz keyboardist and filmscore composer Jack Wilson plays the first of two nights with his big band at The Lindy Opera House, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Fourmost release a new single, Here, There And Everywhere, in the UK on Parlophone Records. The song is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
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Brian Poole And The Tremeloes fly to Scandinavia, Europe, to begin a tour.
The Righteous Brothers are playing during a month-long engagement at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Smith are playing during a ten day season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Terri Lynn Sauson is born in Montreal, Canada. She will achieve success as country singer, songwriter and recording artist Terri Clark
Layla by Derek And The Dominos - including Eric Clapton and Duane Allman on guitars - peaks at No10 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA. It will be their only hit single.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia.
Stevie Wonder signs a $13m, 7-year recording contract with Motown Records in the USA - the largest in the industry at the time.
Denys George Irving, better known under the name Lucifer which he used as his identity for rock music projects, dies aged 32 in a hang gliding accident at Mill Hill, Sussex, UK.
Some Girls by The Rolling Stones reaches No1 in the RPM 100 Albums Chart in Canada.
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The Cure play at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
Danse Society play the first of two nights at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac meets with the rest of the band to discuss his recent decision not to tour in support of their latest album, Tango In The Night. The meeting ends in a screaming match in the driveway between Buckingham and his former partner Stevie Nicks. She subsequently identifies this as the date on which "the new history of Fleetwood Mac began."
Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger play at Waterloo Village, Stanhope, New Jersey, USA.
The highest new entry in the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, Oceania, is She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros featuring Bobby Brown entering at No23. It will peak at No8.
Motley Crue play at Compton Terrace Amphitheatre, Chandler, Arizona, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Carowinds Paladium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Tite Curet Alonso dies in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, due to repiratory failure after being hospitalized in April, 2003. He was one of the most respected songwriters working in the Salsa genre, with hits including La Tirana and Plantacion Adentro.
U2 play at The Parc De Sports Charles Ehrman, Nice, France, Europe, supported by Keane and The Zutons.
The Big Chill Festival at Eastnor, Stratford On Avon, England, UK, features artists including Keren Ann Zeidel.
Altered Images play at the weekly Gold Night in The Hippodrome, London, England, UK.
David Gray plays in The Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Spectrum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, closes down after 25 years of presenting rock shows by artists including The Cure, The Police, U2, Tina Turner, Marillion, Miles Davis, Metallica, The Tragically Hip, Les Rita Mitsouko, Jean-Jacques Goldman, King Crimson, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival opens at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include A Perfect Circle, Muse, Crystal Castles, OK Go and Tinie Tempah.
Atmosphere, Evidence and Blueprint play at The Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nicki Minaj plays in Central Park, New York City, USA, for ABC tv's Good Morning America show.
Grime rapper Wiley enters the UK Singles Chart at No1 with the single, Heatwave.
Popular British/Australian entertainer and hit-maker Rolf Harris is arrested for a second time on suspicion of sexual offences being investigated by the Operation Yewtree investigation in the UK.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Rod Stewart and Santana play at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of six nights at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.