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Popular singer Dolores Ray performs in a live broadcast of the show Cabaret from the BBC-tv studios in Alexandra palace, London, UK.
During an extensive national tour, singing cowboy Gene Autry
plays in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Jacques Dieval Quintet
records Le Vent Vert, Emef, Head Light and Big Chief Peckham for Pacific Records in Paris, France, Europe.
Boxer, booking agent, producer, singer, pianist and Tin Pan Alley composer Henry W. Armstrong
, dies in New York City, USA. His biggest hit was Sweet Adeline
, written in 1903 with Richard H. Gerard, but also his 1905 song Nellie Dean
became hugely popular in the UK as the signature song of music hall singer Gertie Gitana
is heard performing Long Gone Lonesome Blues and Oh Those Tombs on the Mother's Best Flour Radio Show in the USA. On the same show, Audrey Williams sings (Last Night) I Heard You Crying In Your Sleep, and Jerry Rivers And The Drifting Cowboys perform Turkey In The Straw.
Pee Wee King
is playing during a week of shows at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie
is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
A benefit concert in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, raises $9,000 for Bill Monroe
who had broken nineteen bones in a January car accident. Among the artists on the bill are Ernest Tubb
, Hank Snow
, Red Foley, Lew Childre, Carl Smith
and Mother Maybelle Carter And The Carter Sisters.
appear on WLW-Ttv's 50-50 Club in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. They had been booked to appear two days earlier, but a plane strike delayed their arrival.
The Noel Coward
-composed musical Sail Away
is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The Squires, featuring lead guitarist Neil Young
, play at McLean's United Church, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Thelonious Monk
Quartet plays at L'Alhambra, Paris, France, Europe. The concert is recorded and will be released as the LP Thelonious Monk
- Live In Paris 1964, Alhambra, Vol1.
On a privately chartered BOAC Boeing 707, The Beatles
fly to the Bahamas and book in to the Balmoral Club, Cable Beach, to begin filming their second movie, Help!
Rodney Whitaker is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He will find success as a jazz double-bass player.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead
play the first of three nights at King's Beach, Lake Tahoe, California, USA.
The Mystery Girls play at The Titanic, London, England, UK, Europe.
In Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jim Reid of The Jesus And Mary Chain
is cleared of charges of having assaulted fans there with a microphone stand the previous November.
Anna Maria Carolina Sundstrand is born in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. As Anna Sundstrand
, she will become a successful Swedish model and singer with the all-girl pop group Play
The Chairs and The Telescopes play at ULU, London, UK.
play at The Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
A copyright infringement lawsuit is filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, California, USA, by Thomas Turino, Larry Crook and Dan Dickey, claiming that Christina Milian's US No5 hit, Dip It Low, used a looped sample of a "central identifying melodic, harmonic and rhythmic component" of the 1983 song La Sirena without permission.
do a live in-store performance at the Virgin Megastore, Oxford Street, London, UK.
release a new single, Jealousy, on iTunes in the UK.
releases her eighth album, The Quickening, on One Little Indian Records in the UK.
play at the O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
plays at The ECC, Aberdeen, Scotland.
and Katy Perry
stage a public kiss during Cyrus' Bangerz Tour concert at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.