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The "Dainty, tuneful" musical San Toy is presented for one night only by the Augustin Daily Musical Company at The Grand Opera House, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
The Great Fulgora, Pony Ballet, Stuart Barnes, Charles L. Fletcher, The Three Rosinos, Mary Dupont And Company and Falke And Seamen are appearing in the "Fashionable vaudeville" show at The Grand, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Ambrose And His Orchestra record I Don't Know Why, My Song, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Love Letters In The Sand and Close Your Eyes, at The Small Queen's Hall, London, UK, for HMV Records.
Frankie Carle plays the first night of a week of shows at the Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
During a three-year-long residency, calypsonian Lord Caresser (aka The Caresser) is playing nightly in the downstairs bar of Rockhead's club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Louis Armstrong with Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra records Indian Love Call for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz bassist Dennis Irwin is born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Max Bygraves is appearing in the revue Wonderful Time at The Palladium, London, England, UK, with The Billy Cotton Band, The Bernard Brothers and Joy Nichols.
British rock'n'roller Tommy Steele signals his descent into MOR mediocrity by releasing his novelty single Little White Bull.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox US Top 100 singles chart is Way Down Yonder In New Orleans by Freddy Cannon, entering at No78.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Billy Fury, Eden Kane (backed by Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers), The Allisons, The Karl Denver Trio, Shirley Douglas and (somewhat confusingly) Mike Dee And The Jaywalkers play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. At this point in their career, Mike Dee's Jaywalkers include Ritchie Blackmore, later to play with Deep Purple, on guitar.
Til Dieterle is playing at The Sheraton-Charles Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Motor Town Special, a two-month long all-Motown package tour featuring The Miracles, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, The Contours, The Marvelettes, Martha And The Vandellas and Little Stevie Wonder, plays a date in Long High School Gymnatorium, Cheraw, South Carolina, USA.
The McGuire Sisters are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Jimmy Dean Show on ABC-tv in the USA.
The Barron Knights play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Crescendos featuring Joe E Martin.
Having dropped from the top spot for seven weeks, She Loves You by The Beatles returns to No1 in the UK pop singles chart for a further two weeks.
A new after-hours nightspot, The Geary Breakfast Club, opens in San Francisco, California, USA. Among the first performers to play is Lou Rawls.
Joe Carson plays in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Country outlaw Willie Nelson makes his debut on The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Peter And Gordon play in Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Pretty Things play in The Baths Hall, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
The Walker Brothers and The Small Faces play in The Odeon, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
Nico (backed by Jackson Browne on guitar) plays at Stanley's in the basement of The Dom, New York City, USA, supported by Tim Buckley.
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The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Deep Purple play at The Civic Hall, Guildford, UK.
San Francsico band Jefferson Airplane play the last of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA, with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.
Jade Errol Puget is born in Santa Rosa, California, USA. In 1998 he will become the guitarist for alternative rock band AFI.
Weather Report play at the Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Touring in support of his album Bat Out Of Hell, Meat Loaf plays the second of two nights at The Bottom Line, New York City, USA.
The musical stage play Beatlemania is presented during a three-week run at the Beverly Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The play is built around the music of The Beatles.
Prince plays at Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
On their Eliminator tour, ZZ Top play the second of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Wendy And The Rockets.
John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble plays at Jazz Rumours, London, N16, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the last of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
Blues and jazz guitarist Wayne Bennett dies aged 60 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, one week before he is scheduled to have a heart transplant. During a lengthy and acclaimed career he worked with blues musicians including Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker and Elmore James, as well as with jazz musicians, including Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Stitt and Dexter Gordon.
It is reported that Michael Jackson intends to visit the African state of Rwanda next year to undertake charity work.
Sweet Dreams by Beyonce reaches No1 in the Billboard US Rhythmic Top 40 Chart.
Nitzer Ebb, Kill Memory Crash and The Glide play at The Double Door, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bryan Adams plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
A lawsuit is filed in New York State Supreme Court, New York City, USA, alleging that r'n'b vocalist Mary J. Blige and her husband have defaulted on a $2.2m loan from Signature Bank.
Joe Jackson, father of The Jacksons, is rushed to hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, after suffering a minor stroke. He is discharged soon after.
Five piece band Joanna Gruesome win The Welsh Music Prize for their debut LP Weird Sister, in a ceremony held at The Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.