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The musical comedy Fantana plays at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 298 performances.
Willie Dixon, perhaps the most influential blues songwriter in popular music history, is born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA.
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Popular Broadway singer Julia Sanderson marries songwriter, performer and recording pioneer Frank Crumit. Within a year they will be performing together on radio as 'The Singing Sweethearts of the Air'.
The musical revue Michael Todd's Peep Show is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 278 performances.
Jack Teagarden plays at The Roundtable, New York City, USA, where he records his live album At The Roundtable.
Joe Jackson is born in Kingston, Jamaica. He will find fame as reggae toaster Ranking Joe.
Ray Charles releases a new single, Tell The Truth, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Little Devil by Neil Sedaka reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
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.
The Jehovah's Witness magazine Watchtower runs a feature about the morality of dancing The Twist, concluding that, "even if a Christian can participate in a dance with a good conscience before God, because of having no wrong motive, that is not enough. He must consider the effect upon the onlooker."
The Temptations are playing during a week of shows at The Royal Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
EMI Records in the UK increases the price of pop singles by five pence.
The Hollies play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Brenda Lee plays the second night of a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Five Of A Kind play the first of four nights at The Smoke Shack, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Adam Faith continues with his season at The Tower Club, Warrington, Manchester, England, UK.
Dusty Springfield enters the UK singles chart with In The Middle Of Nowhere, which will peak at No8.
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 Paul Butterfield Blues Band plays at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Having rejected an offer of a new recording contract from MGM Records, Bob Dylan re-signs to his original label, Columbia Records.
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.
Jackie De Shannon releases the album Lonely Girl, on Sunset Records in the USA.
Esther And Abi Ofarim play at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Traffic play the second of two nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Colosseum.
The Frank Wright Quartet plays at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
King Crimson play their last North American date in Central Park, New York City, USA. The show is taped and released as the live album USA.
Bob Dylan and The Band release the double album The Basement Tapes in the USA on Columbia Records.
On their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, South Carolina, USA. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
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.
Marillion play at the Marquee, London, England, UK, Europe.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at Volkspark Stadium, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, to an audience of 50,000.
When Mrs Brenda Richie finds her Motown recording star spouse, Lionel, in the love nest of a Miss Diane Alexander, she becomes enraged and is soon after arrested on charges of assault, resisting arrest, trespass, battery, vandalism and disturbing the peace.
On the Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at Midtfyns Festival 1990, Dyrskuepladsen, Ringe, Denmark, Europe.
The two-week long Jazz A Vienne Festival begins at Theatre Antique, Vienne, France. Featured acts during the festival will include Bobby McFerrin, Rickie Lee Jones, and The New Orleans Review (featuring Dr John, Willy De Ville, Johnny Adams, The Wild Magnolias and Zachary Richard).
Muse release the album Hullaballoo Soundtrack in the UK on Taste/Mushroom Records. On the same day, Oasis release their fifth album Heathen Chemistry on Big Brother Recordings in the UK.
Peter Frampton plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Armand van Helden, Athlete, Elvis Costello And The Imposters, Faithless, Garbage, Green Day, Jamie Cullum, Jimmy Eat World, KT Tunstall, The Kaiser Chiefs, Monza, Simple Plan, Sioen, Sum 41, The Dresden Dolls, The Kills, Velvet Revolver and Within Temptation play at Rock Werchter, Werchterpark, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
Aerosmith cancel tonight's gig in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, because of a leg injury suffered by singer Steven Tyler. The injury will cause the band to cancel a further four gigs.
The Scissor Sisters and The Drums play on the first day of the iTunes festival in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
The Skatalites and Jimmy Cliff play in the Miles Davis Hall, Montreux, Switzerland, on the first day of the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Maroon 5 play the second of two nights at Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by P.J. Morton.
Rod Stewart plays at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at Hyde Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at The Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, New Hampshire, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at The FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by The Lumineers.
Highly respected music journalist Roy Carr, who edited NME, Vox and Melody Maker magazines, dies in hospital, aged 73, of a heart attack.
During the Second European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona, Spain, Europe. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On their 50th Anniversary Tour, Hot Tuna play at Crystal Bay Casino, Crystal Bay, Nevada, USA.
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