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The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents the musical comedy The Geisha at The Columbia Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
Weber And Fields' burlesque musical extravaganza Fiddle Dee Dee is playing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Fiddle Dee Dee, starring Kolb And Dill, plays at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
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.
Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. is born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He will find fame as blues shouter Big Joe Turner.
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.
Joe Daniels And His Hot Shots play at The Savoy Ballroom, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
Folk singer and songwriter Anne Dodson is born in New Hampshire, USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
Mary Ann McCall, vocalist with the Woody Herman Band, goes on trial in Hollywood, California, USA, on drugs charges.
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Irish singer Ruby Murray releases a new single, Honestly I Do b/w You Are My First Love from the soundtrack of the teen movie musical It's Great To Be Young, in the UK.
Female rock'n'roller Alis Lesley plays during two weeks at Chez Emile, Quebec, Montreal, Canada.
Gene McDaniels is playing during a ten day residency at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Connie Francis plays the first night of two weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On The Rebound by pianist Floyd Cramer is the new No1 single in the UK.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Adam Faith plays the sixth night of a week of shows at The Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon, England, UK, Europe
Big Joe Williams plays at Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York State, USA. After the show, he records Night Cap Blues, Flour Dough Blues, Big-Legged Women Keep Your Dresses Down, Don't Leave Me Here, You Rascal You, Bumble Bee and If You Can't Fly, which will appear on the Folkways Records album Big Joe Williams And Short Stuff Macon - Hell Bound And Heaven Sent.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Tompall Glaser And The Glaser Brothers record Teardrops 'Til Dawn, The Little Folks and Back In Each Other's Arms Again, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Joanie Sommers is playing during a ten-day stint at The Adriatic Sea, San Jose, California, USA.
The Hour Glass play the second of three nights at The Kaleidoscope, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hollies, The Scaffold and Paul Jones play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Litter.
Spooky Tooth play at The Country Club, Haverstock Hill, London, England, UK, Europe.
Triumph play at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, supported by Shooting Star.
Diana Ross leaves Motown Records after twenty years and signs to RCA with a record-setting $20m contract.
The Cure, during their The Top tour, play at the Theatre de Verdure, Nice, France. In the hotel after the show, drummer Andy Anderson is arrested after a misunderstanding with security staff and the local mayor's daughter.
Bon Jovi's 7800 Tour plays in The Nooderligt Club, Tilburg, Holland, Europe.
John William Sublett (aka John W. Sublett and John W. Bubbles) dies in New York City, USA. He first found success as half of the dance duo Buck And Bubbles, and later enjoyed a recording career as a singer.
A memorial is held in CBGB's, New York City, USA, for Wendy O. Williams of The Plasmatics, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound just over five weeks earlier. At the memorial, several of Wendy's former Plasmatics co-members (Chosei Funahara, Richie Stotts, Wes Beech, Stu Deutsch, Jean Beauvoir and TC Tolliver) play a six-song set.
It is announced that the single All At Sea by Malmesbury-raised jazz star Jamie Cullum has become the Most Added track in the Adult Contemporary radio format this week in the USA.
Peter Murphy plays at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Au Revoir Simone release a new album, Still Night, Still Light, in the UK on Republic Of Music Records.
Construction of The Claw, a gigantic metal structure intended for use on U2's upcoming 360 Degree Tour is nearing completion in the yard of Stageco, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
Steve Earle releases a new album, Townes, consisting entirely of covers of songs by Townes Van Zandt.
Faithless release a new album, The Dance, in the USA.
The Wailing Souls play at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at Zepp Osaka, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Jimmie Vaughan,Harry Manx and others play on the first day of The Doheny Blues Festival, Dana Point, California, USA.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Hirsch, Nuremburg, Germany, Europe.