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The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
Popular vocalist Evelyn Ormsby is appearing in the "modern vaudeville" show at The Orpheum, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill are The Three Nevarros, Genaro And Bailey, The Great Rapoli, Sparrow, George H. Wood and Carver And Pollard.
Bobby Goldsboro records Little Things for United Artists Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Stan Kenton plays the first of two nights at Shepherd Field, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA.
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.
Eddy Howard And His Orchestra are playing at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
LaVern Baker plays at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Drifters and Erskine Hawkins play the first night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
In a package tour called the Lucky Seven Blues Show, Little Willie John, Champion Jack Dupree, Little George Smith and Otis Williams play in Tampa, Florida, USA.
Larry Verne and Jimmy Clanton appear on weekly tv music show Saturday Prom in the USA.
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.
Monique Van Vooren is playing at Cafe Bonaparte, in the Sharaton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band plus Art Hodes are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chiquieta, the celebrated girl drummer, plays the last of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Sam Cooke begins a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Mary Wells.
UK pirate radio station Radio London begins test transmissions from MV Galaxy, anchored off the coast of Essex.
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Baby Love by The Supremes reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, making them the first black group in four years to hold the top spot.
The musical Zizi opens at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 49 performances.
Hedgehoppers Anonymous play in The Manor Lounge, Stockport, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer release their fourth studio album, Brain Salad Surgery, on Manticore Records in the UK.
David Crosby and Graham Nash play at Denver Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA.
ZZ Top play at The Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Poco.
The film The Jazz Singer, starring Neil Diamond as a young Jewish cantor with a secret life as a jazz singer, goes on general release to cinemas in Italy. The film is a re-make of an Al Jolson movie, originally released in 1927.
On their Hide Your Sheep Tour [aka the K.A.T.N. (Kicking Ass and Taking Names tour) Tour], Van Halen play the second of two nights at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by Joe Whiting And The Bandit Band.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie plays the first of two nights at The RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays the first of two nights at The Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Bob Dylan begins several days of recording material for the album Knocked Out, Loaded, with Dave Stewart of Eurythmics at Church Studios in Crouch End, London, England, UK, Europe.
Simply Red play at The Powerhouse, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Hoodoo Gurus appear on tv series The Old Grey Whistle Test in the UK.
UFO play at De Montfort Hall Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
The Groove Farm play in the Alamein Suite at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Mayfields and The Phenobarbitones.
Donovan is awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree for his contributions to music and poetry by the University of Hertfordshire, in a ceremony at St. Albans Cathedral, St Albans, England, UK.
Elton John, Keane, Interpol, Bloc Party and Ray Lamontagne perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland.
Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights in The United Palace Theatre, New York City, USA.
P Diddy (aka Puff Daddy) throws himself a lavish 40th birthday party bash costing $3m at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA. The event includes falling snow.
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The Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour, featuring Disturbed, Papa Roach, Buckcherry and Halestorm plays at The Spektrum, Oslo, Norway.
Therapy? perform their album Troublegum in full at The HMV Forum, London, England, UK.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, UK.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays at the Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany.
The Gourds play at Martyr's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Hatem [aka Hola a Todo el Mundo] release a new single, They Won't Let Me Grow, on Mushroom Pillow Records in the UK.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
When Kasabian play at The SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, a photograph of a banner proclaiming "London is full of c***s" is projected on the screen behind the group during the song Clouds. The band later claims that the banner was "a production fault". At the same gig, a gang of thieves steal £10,000 worth of mobile phones belonging to fans of the band.
The Jesus And Mary Chain perform their landmark debut album, Psychocandy, in its entirety at The Troxy, London, England, UK.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays the second of three nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On their 107-date End Of The Road World Tour, Kiss play at The Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra plays at Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre At The Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA.