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The Singing Girl And The Fortune Teller, with music by Victor Herbert and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, opens at the National Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
The Giddy Throng is playing at The New York Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 164 performances. The show consists of a a vaudeville program followed by one-act burlesque revue.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Harry S. Strauss of Derby, Connecticut, USA, applies for a patent for a device to remind beginners when and where to strike the sharps and flats on a piano keyboard.
Ambrose And his Orchestra, with Sam Browne on vocals, record Happy Days Are Here Again, My Love Parade and The Punch And Judy Show, in Chelsea, London, UK, for Decca Records.
Ambrose And His Orchestra record All Of Me, To Be Worthy Of You, He Played His Ukulele As The Ship Went Down Parts 1 And 2, You Try Somebody Else and Just Friends, at The Small Queen's Hall, London, UK, for HMV Records.
Les Hite And His Orchestra play at The Chatterbox, Mountainside, New Jersey, USA, during an extended engagement . Hite's band are the first black musicians to have played at this venue.
Judy Shirley And Sam Browne, Royal And Revere and Michael Howard play the first night of a week at The Metropolitan Theatre, Edgeware Road, London, UK.
John Raynor, drummer for a later-period line-up of Paper Lace, is born in Nottingham, UK.
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.
Joe Daniels Band plays at The Music Hall, Shrewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
The New Musical Express Pollwinner's Concert is held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, with stars including Ruby Murray.
Jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins records Mighty Like A Rose, I'll Get By and other tracks at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at Stanbaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
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.
Jackie Wilson performs The Greatest Hurt on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. On the same day, he plays the first of six nights at Sciolla's Club in Philadelphia.
Bob Dylan visits the home of his friends Eve and Mac MacKenzie in New York City, USA, who tape him singing San Francisco Bay Blues, Hard Times In New York Town and The Death Of Emmett Till.
Steve Lawrence is the musical guest on CBS-tv's Garry Moore Show in the USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows are in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, working on the film Wonderful Life.
The Beach Boys play at The Empire Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Supremes are playing during a two-week engagement at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Popular singer John Gary plays the last of twelve nights at The Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The Nice play at The Scene, New York City, USA, supported by One. This is the first American gig for The Nice.
Georgie Fame, Trisha Noble, The Del Reys and The Duo Ream are the guests on tonight's edition of the tv show International Cabaret on BBC2 tv from The Talk Of The Town in London, England, UK, Europe.
Alice Coltrane records Lord Help Me To Be, The Sun and Ohnedaruth at Coltrane Studio, Dix Hills, New York State, USA. They will appear on the album A Monastic Trio, on Impulse Records in the USA.
Eclection play at the Van Dike Club, Plymouth, UK.
Hawkwind, Help Yourself and Ernie Graham play at All Saint's Hall, Notting Hill Gate, London, UK.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
The Pretenders begin a British tour at The Locarno, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The R.I.A.A. in the USA awards double-platinum status to the album Always And Forever by Randy Travis.-
Boston, the debut album by Boston, is certified as a ten times platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA and, on the same day, their second album Don’t Look Back is certified as five-times platinum.
The Sam Rivers Trio plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Kasey Chambers, Midnight Oil, Missy Higgins, Nick Cave, Pete Murray, Powderfinger, Silverchair, The Finn Brothers, The John Butler Trio, The King's Own Scottish Borderers, The Waifs and The Wrights play at Wave Aid, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia, Oceania. The event is a fund raising concert to assist the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.
The Arctic Monkeys reach No1 in the Official UK Albums chart with their debut LP, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not. The album will remain at No1 for four consecutuve weeks.
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Teddy Thompson plays at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
JTQ (The James Taylor Quartet) plays the first of three nights at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London, UK.
Pianist, musical arranger and orchestral conductor Tom Howard dies after collapsing while out walking with his family in the Edwin Warner Park in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Britney Spears sets showbiz aside briefly to become a bridesmaid at the wedding of her assistant Brett Miller at the Spanish Monastery in Miami, Florida, USA.
Enrique Iglesias begins his Euphoria tour at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
On her Dancing Crazy tour, Miranda Cosgrove plays at The Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Rapper Cory Gunz is arraigned in Bronx Criminal Court on charges of criminal possession of a loaded firearm. The previous day, he had been arrested in the Bronx, New York, USA, when police found him in possession of a loaded unregistered Taurus .9mm handgun.
The Maccabees play at The O2 Academy, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
Eric Burdon makes a promotional appearance at at J And R Music World, New York City, USA, to launch his new album 'Til Your River Runs Dry.
Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks shoot an installment of CMT Crossroads in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Biffy Clyro play a live Absolute Radio acoustic session at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
The Altered Hours release the album In Heat ... Not Sorry on Art For Blind records in the UK.
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Dream Theater release their thirteenth album, The Astonishing, on Roadrunner Records worldwide.
On their 40 Years Live tour, Icehouse play at The Waterways Arena, Whitianga, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play the first of two nights at The O2, London, England, Europe, supported by Rival Sons.