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A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
This month's edition Rhythm Magazine in the UK features a page of advertisements headed up as "Sensations For 1935". These include the portable RadioTone Gig Amplifier, Sioma clarinets, the Coronado accordion and La Grande saxophones.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra begin the second month of a seven-month residency at The Joseph Urban Room of The Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sander Nelson is born in Santa Monica, California, USA. As Sandy Nelson, he will become rock's first successful solo drum performer scoring huge hits with Teen Beat and Let There Be Drums.
Louis Jordan plays the first of three nights at the Palace Theatre, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Folk singer Burl Ives makes his concert debut at the Town Hall, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy, Call Me Madam, with music by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, is playing at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 644 performances.
Fred Rose, co-founder of the Acuff-Rose country music publishing empire, dies in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ronnie Aldrich And The Squadronaires, featuring Cliff Townshend And His Swinging Saxophone, star in Music In The Air on Pan-European radio station Radio Luxembourg. Cliff Townshend's son will find fame as Pete Townshend, leader of rock band The Who.
After a show in El Paso, Texas, USA, Chuck Berry meets Janice Norine Escalanti - a fourteen year old Apache Indian girl who, apparently unknown to Berry, is working as a prostitute. That night they begin the drive to St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Members of The Pendletones (later to become The Beach Boys) sign applications for membership of The American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists.
Paul Anka plays during ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Two Lovers by Mary Wells is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No71.
When Gerry Marsden of Gerry And The Pacemakers lands in Heathrow Airport, near London, England, UK, Europe, he tries to avoid paying customs duty on a guitar bought while in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jim Reeves is on a ten-day hunting trip in Texas and Mexico in search of wild boar, turkey, deer and bear.
Pioneering crooner Gene Austin and Marge Cameron are playing during a two-week booking at The Tidelands Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Beatles play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Vernons Girls, The Brook Brothers, Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, and others.
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Bill Anderson, with producer Owen Bradley, records Five Hundred Miles, You Don't Have To Be A Baby, Abilene, Green Green and I'm Leaving It All Up To You in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session includes guitarists Harold Bradley, Jerry Kennedy and Grady Martin, steel guitarist Weldon Myrick, bassist Joseph Zinkan, drummer Buddy Harman and pianist Hargus Robbins [piano], with The Anita Kerr Singers.
Marlene Dietrich is playing at The Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of three weeks.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, UK.
Judy Garland 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.
Mississippi Fred McDowell records Some Day Baby, Milk Cow Blues, Train I Ride, Over the Hill, Goin' Down to the River, I Wished I Were In Heaven Sitting Down and Louise, in Como, Mississippi, USA. These recordings will be released as the album Mississippi Blues on Black Lion Records in 1992.
Ryan Rosowicz is born in Sacramento, California, USA. He will find success as rock guitarist Ryan Roxie working with Alice Cooper, Casablanca, Gilby Clarke and Slash's Snakepit.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops refuses to show a promo film for The Kinks new single Dead End Street, in which the band play the part of undertakers collecting a body in a coffin. Appearing on the show on this night are Donovan, The Small Faces, Bobby Hebb, The Seekers and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles is filmed at several locations around London for a BB2 documentary to be shown as part of the arts series Late Night Line-Up.
Elvis Presley buys some silver goggles and gold spectacles at the Optique Boutique, Beverley Hills, California, USA.
In a notorious UK tv interview with chat show host Bill Grundy, The Sex Pistols unleash several four letter words. This infamous incident will inspire the band Television Personalities to release the single Where's Bill Grundy Now?
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Former Staff Sgt Barry Sadler, best known for his militaristic right wing 1966 hit, The Ballad of the Green Berets, shoots and kills country music singer and songwriter Lee Emerson Bellamy, in the parking lot of a girlfriend's apartment in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Sadler will hire a top criminal defense attorney, avoid trial, plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter, and serve less than a month in the county workhouse after a plea bargain.
The musical 42nd Street is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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.
Suicidal Tendencies play at Electric Banana, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Magnum, supported by IQ, play at The Theatre Royal, St. Helens, England, UK, Europe.
Erasure play at Heaven, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Guest Stars with Dick Morrissey play the first of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Soho, London, UK.
Compilation The Hits/The B Sides by Prince is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings play at the City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The xx play at the Bottom Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour, featuring Disturbed, Papa Roach, Buckcherry and Halestorm plays at the Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Chris Barber and Stephen Dale Petit perform in a benefit show for London's 100 Club which is facing possible closure.
Jean Michel Jarre plays at The Millennium, Epernay, France, Europe.
Roddy Frame plays at The Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland.
The Libertines are presented with the Best Headline Performance Award for their British Summer Time, Hyde Park, London, UK, show during a ceremony at The 11th annual UK Festival Awards in The Roundhouse, London.
Marina And The Diamonds play at The Limelight, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Krautrock pioneers Faust play at The Fiddlers Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, USA, supported by The Struts.