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The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Jim Kelleher's Piccadilly Hotel Dance Band records Pagan Love Song, in London, UK, for Victory Records.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
The Al Jolson Program is broadcast on the CBS network in the USA. Jolson's guests are Marie Wilson And Charles Butterworth, and songs performed include Confidentially, Sweet Georgia Brown [with Martha Raye] and When Day Is Done.
The Nat King Cole Trio records This Way Out, I Know That You Know and other tracks, in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Capitol Records.
The Irving Berlin musical comedy Call Me Madam is presented on Broadway at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 644 performances.
The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
The Chet Baker Big Band records Not Too Slow, Phil's Blues and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Movie musical The Girl Can't Help It, starring Jayne Mansfield, and with music by Little Richard, Fats Domino, Eddie Cochran, The Platters and others, goes on general release in Turkey, Europe.
Paul McCartney makes his debut with his friend John Lennon's group The Quarrymen at The Conservative Club, New Clubmoor Hall, Liverpool, UK. John and Paul will later form The Beatles.
Come Prima [More Than Ever] by Malcolm Vaughan enters the Popular Singles Chart in the UK at No15. It will peak at No5, during a fourteen-week run on the chart.
Louis Prima, Keely Smith and saxophonist Sam Butera appear on US tv's The Chevy Show.
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.
The Beatles play the fifteenth night of a lengthy residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany.
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.
Frankie Avalon plays during a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play a concert at The Officers' Club, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, Delaware, USA.
James Brown plays the first of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Freddie King, Solomon Burke, Pigmeat Markham and The Valentinos. On the last night of this run, Brown will record a live set which will become his classic album Live At The Apollo (Vol 1).
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The Beatles record six tracks, including I Feel Fine, Rock And Roll Music and Kansas City, for their next album, Beatles For Sale, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
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The Soul Agents play at The Imperial Ballroom, Market Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, is pre-taped for the first time in its history, to allow for video-taping of The Country Music Association Awards show which will be shown in NBC-tv on October 30.
The Four Freshmen play at Auburn Community College, Auburn, New York State, USA.
Ten Years After, featuring guitarist Alvin Lee, play at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, as support to Steppenwolf
Josh White Jr plays at The State University College of A+T, Delhi, New York State, USA.
Moby Grape play at The Action House, Island Park, Long Island, New York State, USA. (1968).
When Taj Mahal and Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup play at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, the audience includes The Rolling Stones.
The Pretty Things play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK, supported by Rare Bird.
The Jackson 5 make their first tv appearance as a Motown Records act, when they appear on Hollywood Palace, billed as 'Diana Ross's proteges'. Also appearing on the show are Diana Ross, The Supremes and Sammy Davis Jr.
The Incredible String Band plays at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Buzzcocks enter a recording studio for the first time, at Revolution Studios, Stockport, UK. The results are eventually released on the bootleg EP, Time's Up.
They Might Be Giants play at CBGB's, New York City, USA.
Supertramp, led by Swindon-born Rick Davies, enter the UK albums chart with The Autobiography of Supertramp, which will peak at No9.
UK tv arts programme The South Bank Show transmits an edition about The Smiths.
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Calne-based rock star Julian Cope (formerly of The Teardrop Explodes) publishes his book The Megalithic European, about ancient stoneworks across Europe.
Noah And The Whale play at Thekla, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On their Ending On A High Note Tour, A-ha play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany.
Corinne West and Kelly Joe Phelps release their album Magnetic Skyline in the UK on Tin Angel Records.
The Kings Of Leon release their fifth album, Come Around Sundown, on Columbia Records in the UK.
Lil Wayne releases his eighth studio album, I Am Not a Human Being, as a CD in the UK.
Primus play the second of two nights at The Ogden Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Born Blonde play at The Hoxton Bar And Kitchen, London, UK.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, begins a week-long celebration of Chuck Berry, with a new exhibit entitled Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry, timed to coincide with Berry's 86th birthday.
Ventenner play at Electrowerkz, London, UK, with Hanzel Und Gretyl.