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Pianist/composer Frank P. Banta and cornettist Herbert L. Clarke record Hello My Baby, Flocktonian Polka and Killarney for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
International superstar operatic soprano Dame Nellie Melba plays at the Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
High Jinks, billed as "a tuneful, tingling musical jollity" is playing at The Standard Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The stage musical Bric-A-Brac is playing at The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, England, UK, during a run of 385 performances. Music for the show is by Lionel Monckton and Herman Finck, and the cast includes Gwendoline Brogden, Teddie Gerard, A. Simon Girard, Nelson Keys, Gertie Millar, Arthur Playfair and Lauri Wylie.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Little Caruso And Company play the second night in a week of performances of A Night In Venice at The Empress Theatre, Portland, Oregon, USA. Also on the bill is The Alhambra Quartet, billed as The Big Four Of Harmony.
Big Bill Broonzy And His Memphis Five record Flat Foot Susie With Her Flat Yes Yes and Trucking Little Woman No2 for Vocalion Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Randy Bachman, leader of Canadian hitmakers Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Guess Who, is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Chuck Berry, Shirley And Lee, The G-Clefs and Buddy And Ella Johnson, play the last night of a week at the Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
The Diablos and The Serenaders play at The Linwood Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Mink DeVille plays at The Metropol, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The Shirley Scott Trio records the album Like Cozy, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Anita O'Day is playing at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
American vocal group The Imperial Gospel Singers record Fountain Of Blood, My Redeemer and other tracks for Savoy Records.
Bob Dylan continues in a two-week residency at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supporting the Greenbriar Boys.
Amor by Ben E. King enters the UK pop singles chart at No27. It will peak at No25 one week later.
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.
Peggy Lee makes a guest appearance on tv's Andy Williams Show in the USA.
Rufus Thomas releases a new single, Walking The Dog, on Stax Records in the USA.
Aretha Franklin releases a new single, Skylark, on Columbia Records in the USA.
The Yardbirds, including Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Ken Colyer's Studio 51 Club, Leicester Square, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Newhart is the guest on tonight's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Top Ten Singles on WLS Radio in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on this day are :

1. BLUE VELVET ... Bobby Vinton - Epic

2. SALLY GO ROUND THE ROSES ... The Jaynettes - Tuff

3. SUGAR SHACK ... Jimmy Gilmer - Dot

4. BE MY BABY ... The Ronettes - Philles

5. MARTIAN HOP ... The Randells - Chairman

6. MY BOYFRIEND'S BACK ... The Angels - Smash

7. REV UP ... Manuel And The Renegades - Piper

8. SURFER GIRL/LITTLE DEUCE COUPE ... The Beach Boys - Capitol

9. A WALKIN' MIRACLE ... The Essex - Roulette

10. WONDERFUL WONDERFUL ... The Tymes - Parkway

The Soul Agents play at The Witch Doctor, Marine Court, St Leonards-on-Sea, Hastings, East Sussex, UK.
The Bill Evans Trio comes to the end of eighteen nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Applejacks play at the Working Men's Club, Coleville, UK.
It is formally announced that Burt Bacharach and Hal David will compose songs for the upcoming James Bond film Casino Royale.
Stan Kenton conducts The Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra in a recording od Passacaglia And Fugue in Studio A, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Hillside Club, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
James Brown records Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye in King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. The song is composed by country songwriter John D. Loudermilk.
The Pointer Sisters record Send Him Back, for Atlantic Records.
San Francisco hippy pioneers The Grateful Dead play at the Stanley Theater, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.
The Grateful Dead play the third night of a fifteen night season at The Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, during which the band revives its acoustic set and records tracks for the album Dead Set.
U2 play at The Polytechnic, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by The Drive and John Jarrett's Tribe.
Park Eun Ji, vocalist, rapper and dancer with Korean girl group Nine Muses is born.
Jesus Jones play at Cabaret Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz guitarist Jimmy Ponder records Come On Down, Ebb Tide, Secret Love and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Phil Collins plays an unannounced concert at The Tower Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to benefit the homeless.
Not a Moment Too Soon, the second LP by Tim McGraw hits No1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart in the USA. It will spend 29 weeks in the top slot, becoming Billboard's best-selling Country album of 1994. The Academy of Country Music will also name it Album Of The Year.
After coming under intense fire for the explicit lyrics of rap artists on the Interscope Records label, Time Warner agrees to sell back its 50% share in the company.
Sunchyme by Dario G enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No2. The song is based on a sample from the Dream Academy hit Life In A Northern Town.
Super Furry Animals play at The Olympia, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Kiev Palace of Sports, Kiev, Ukraine, Europe.
Anathema play at The Thekla, Bristol, England, UK.
On the North American leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at The AK-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
On their Hippopotamus tour Sparks play the first of two nights at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK, Europe.