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Dance band leader Victor Silvester is born in Wembley, Middlesex, UK.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The musical comedy Southern Enchantment is playing at Haverly's 14th Street Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of sixteen performances.
The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances.
Art Gillham, known as the Whispering Pianist, records You May Be Lonesome for Columbia Records in the USA. One of his own compositions, it makes recording history as the first recording using the new Western Electric electrical recording system to be commercially released. The new Viva-tonal records made by this process will set a benchmark in tone and clarity unequalled during the 78 era.
The Charleston Chasers record the Bix Beiderbecke composition Davenport Blues in New York City, USA.
Boots And His Buddies record The Vamp in San Antonio, Texas, USA, for Bluebird Records.
Andrew Brown is born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He will make his mark as a Chicago-based blues guitarist over a period of forty years.
The movie Merry Go Round Of 1938, described as "a melange of slapstick, comedy music and romance, opens at The Alhambra Theatre, Singapore, Asia. The film stars Bert Lahr, Joy Hodges, Billy House, Mischa Auer and Jimmie Savo.
The Sid Phillips Band with Johnny Eager and Jane Lee, play at The Savoy Ballroom, Portsmouth, UK.
Emitt Lynn Rhodes is born in Decatur, Illinois, USA. He will find acclaim in the eraly 1970s as singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording engineer Emitt Rhodes.
The musical revue Michael Todd's Peep Show closes at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 278 performances.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
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.
The Bruce Turner Quintet records I've Got To Sing A Torch Song, Imagination, Love Is Just Around The Corner and You're A Heavenly Thing in London, UK, for Polygon Records.
The Limeliters play at Milt Magel's Castle Farm, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
Ian Thompson, who will play with a later line-up of UK folk-rock legends Lindisfarne , is born.
Jeffrey T. Lebo is born in a rural subdivision in Fairview Township, outside the small town of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA. He will enjoy some success as singer-songwriter Jefferson Pepper.
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin appear as guests on US tv's Judy Garland Show.
Neil Sedaka performs Alice In Wonderland on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bobby Darin plays the sixth of twelve nights at the Coconut Grove, Hollywood, California, USA.
Chuck Berry records Promised Land in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Chess Records.
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The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
The Kinks release a new single, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, in the UK on Pye Records.
Penny Lane by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Herd play at The Bolero Club, Wednesfield, England, UK, Europe, supported by The 'N Betweens, who will find greater success after a name change to Slade.
Jo Jo Gunne play at The Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, England, UK, Europe, with The Human Instinct.
Before a show at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Jimi Hendrix encounters The Plastercasters, who (as is their wont) make a plastercast of his penis.
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Joni Mitchell and David Crosby of Crosby, Stills And Nash, visit Cass Elliott of The Mamas And The Papas at her home in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Ringo Starr of The Beatles continues work on his solo debut album, Sentimental Journey, at De Lane Lea Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Nice play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jack Bruce and Friends play at The Music Hall, Houston, Texas, USA.
Jimi Hendrix's manager, Michael Jeffery, delivers finished masters of the Band Of Gypsys album to Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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David Bowie's Station To Station tour plays in The Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
XTC play the first of two nights at The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical 42nd Street is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
Three fans are trampled to death at a concert by Puerto Rican teen sensations Menudo, in Zaragoza Baseball Stadium, Puebla, Mexico, North America.
Fiat Lux play at The Polytechnic, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Facing charges of child molestation, Michael Jackson fires his high profile legal advisors, Mark Geragos and Benjamin Brafman, and takes on a new legal representative, Thomas A. Mesereau Jr.
8:58, a new musical project helmed by Paul Hartnoll, formerly of Orbital, plays at the Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Janelle Monae and Willow Smith attend the I Love Coco Backstage Beauty Lounge at Chateau Marmont's Bar Marmont in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sierra Hull plays at Southland Ballroom, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at The Zenith De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
Leon Bridges plays at The 2016 Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards luncheon at The Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Zendaya is among the guests attending the luncheon.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at Live Wire, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Hot Tuna play at Chateau Rive at The Flour Mill, Spokane, Washington, USA.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays at Konig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany, Europe, supported by dvsn.
Bon Iver plays during an eight-night run of shows at The Eventim Apollo, London, England, UK, Europe.
Efterklang play at The Pavillon, Hanover, Germany, Europe.