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Musical comedy The Cadet Girl is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
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.
The Phasey Ballet 12, Chas. Ernest, Laredo And Blake, The Posts, The Six Royal Ascots, John le Clair and Emma Weston are appearing in the Vaudeville show at West End Heights, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Les Brown And His Orchestra play at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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 Lynn Turner is born in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as a rock vocalist, best-known for his work with Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The United States Copyright Office reveals that musical compositions (60,665) constituted one-fifth of the total of all classes of objects copyrighted in the USA during the 1951 fiscal year.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Betty Jack Davis of country music singing duo The Davis Sisters dies in a car crash. As the pair drive home from their first appearance on the WWVA Jamboree in Wheeling, West Virginia,USA, a soldier falls asleep at the wheel of his car and crashes head on into their automobile. The other member of the duo, Skeeter Davis, will go on to achieve success as a solo artist.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
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.
Bobby Darin plays the first night of four weeks at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Aretha Franklin makes her small screen debut on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Margie Rayburn is playing during a two week booking at The Hesperia Inn, Hesperia, California, USA.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at The Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
Garnet Mimms And The Enchanters release a new single, Cry Baby, on United Artists Records in the USA. Although backing vocals are credited to The Enchanters, the backing vocals were actually supplied by Cissy Houston, Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick.
Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars plays at Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. The twenty artists appearing include Paul Petersen, Bobby Freeman and Fabian.
Bob Dylan continues recording the album Highway 61 Revisited in Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA. He works on songs including Highway 61 Revisited, Desolation Row and Ballad Of A Thin Man.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The Tremeloes, Marmalade, Simon Dupree, The Nice and Spooky Tooth play at The Exhibition Hall, The Metropole, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play the first of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band is playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Fantasy-horror movie The Lost Continent is released to cinemas in the West Germany, Europe. Generally undistinguished, it is of interest to music fans for a substantial role played by English folk, pop and rock singer Dana Gillespie.
Badfinger record Come And Get It at Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe, with its composer, Paul McCartney of The Beatles, as producer.
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Brian Cole, bass-player with The Association, dies of a heroin overdose at home in Los Angeles, California. On the same day, The Beach Boys come to the end of recording material for their album Holland in their studio at Baambrugge, just outside Amsterdam, Holland.
Kool And the Gang play in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Blondie's Tracks Across America tour plays at the Starlight Amphitheater, Kansas City, Kansas, USA, with Duran Duran as support band.
At Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, Jackson Browne is joined on stage by Bruce Springsteen for performances of Stay and Running On Empty. They go on to encore with Sweet Little 16.
Big River, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
New Experience release a new single, Prove It To Me, on Polydor Records in the UK.
1000 Mexicans play at The Greyhound, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Sid Presley Experience play at The Old Profanity Floating Show Boat (aka The Thekla), Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Max Jones, a celebrated jazz critic for UK music paper Melody Maker, dies.
Guillemots play at Hoxton Bar And Grill, London, England, UK.
The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival continues at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Rage Against The Machine, Wilso, The Ting Tings, Explosions In The Sky and Broken Social Scene.
The Gipsy Kings play at Ravinia Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Kings Of Knowing, The Melo-Ds, Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor, The Dacoits and others play on the second day of The Marlborough Music Festival, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK.
Liam Gallagher of Oasis signs a classic Epiphone Casino guitar with his wife Nicole Appleton of All Saints, in the Gibson Guitar Showroom, London, England, UK, Europe, to launch PUP AID 2010 - the UK's first charity boutique music festival and celebrity-judged dog show.
All-girl group The Scarletz release their debut single, Lazy Bones, in the UK.
It is announced that Justin Bieber is set to release a memoir describing his rise from Internet sensation to global superstar, and that a biopic based on the book is scheduled for release on Valentine's Day weekend in 2011. He will also be the star of his own comic book.
It is reported that blues guitar legend Buddy Guy, who has just turned 75, has cancelled two upcoming performances in Japan on doctor's orders.
Country music accordionist, bandleader and recording artist Leo Greco dies aged 89 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, surrounded by his family
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at Harvey's Outdoor Arena, Stateline, Nevada, USA, supported by Lady Starlight and Babymetal.
Kamaal Williams plays at All Together Now, Waterford, Ireland, Europe.
Slaughter Beach, Dog release a new LP, Safe And Also No Fear on Big Scary Monsters Records.