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the "great musical farce comedy" Weary Willie Walker closes at The Star Theatre, Broadway, New York City USA, after a run of just eight performances.
Denise Lor is born in the USA. Best-remembered for her 1954 hit single If I Give My Heart to You, this popular singer and actress was also regularly featured on Garry Moore's television show.
Musical revue The Show Is On, starring Beatrice Lillie and Bert Lahr, plays at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 236 performances.
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.
Tulips From Amsterdam/You Need Hands by Max Bygraves enters the Popular Singles Chart in the UK at No28. It will peak at No3 during a 25-week run on the chart.
Bobby Day, Little Willie John, The Upsetters and Big Jay McNeely are playing during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC., USA.
Marlene Dietrich plays the first of three nights at The Titania Palast, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
Gene Vincent plays at The Essoldo, Loughborough, UK.
The teen-oriented movie, Teen-Age Millionaire, featuring Chubby Checker, Dion, Marv Johnson, Bill Black's Combo, Jimmy Clanton, Vicki Spencer and Jack Larson, opens at theatres in Mexico, North America.
Bob Dylan plays the third of seven nights at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, USA.
Bobby Darin plays the first of twenty nights at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming studio scenes for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnny Griffin And Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis record the album Pisces for Riverside Records in New York City, USA. (1962)
Jump blues vocalist Jimmy Witherspoon comes to the end of two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jazz-classical crossover ensemble Orchestra USA records Hex and Pressure for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. The Orchestra includes Coleman Hawkins on saxophone.
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 Sweet Inspirations are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
James And Bobby Purify begin a week-long tour of Germany, Europe.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the second of two nights at the College Discotheque, Macon, Georgia, USA.
Mary Wells plays at The Civic Hall, Nantwich, England, UK, Europe.
When Eric Burdon and The Blues Image play at The Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, they are joined onstage by Jim Morrison, vocalist of The Doors.
Boz Scaggs releases the album Slow Dancer on CBS Records in the UK.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, continues its second leg with two performances at The Warehouse, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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.
Country-rock singer and songwriter Eric Church is born in Granite Falls, North Kentucky, USA.
Queen play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Bob Dylan oversees vocal overdubs by bassist Jerry Scheff and saxophonist Steven Douglas on the song New Pony, at Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Working Week play at Essex University, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie And The Hot Rods play at The Cricketers, Kennington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Los Angeles-based soul/mod revival band The Untouchables begin a British tour with a show at The TV Club, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
The Monochrome Set play at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, England, UK, Europe.
The Chameleons play at Salford University, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Equators play at RAF Fairford, Gloucester, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton plays at The Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Robert Palmer reaches No1 on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Addicted To Love. The track will become Palmer's signature song, largely thanks to the populartity of its video featuring a band comprising a bunch of sexy high fashion models.
New Order are filming the video for their World Cup football anthem, World In Motion, in the training ground of Liverpool FC.
Joe Satriani plays at The Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, supported by The Steve Salas Colorcode.
It is reported that Neil Young is in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, working on a new album.
Paul Caruso, drummer of Boston-based power pop band The Atlantics, and engineer on two Aerosmith albums, collapses and dies at his home in Kingston, Massachusetts, USA, aged 50.
Don McLean begins a UK tour at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Jason And The Scorchers begin a brief UK tour at The Musician, Leicester, UK.
The Bowerbirds play at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein, play at The Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
On her The Mrs Carter Show World Tour Beyonce plays the fourth of six nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Blue play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Against Me! play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
2NE1 play the first of two nights at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Jojo comes to the end of her Mad Love tour, with a show at The Paramount Theater, Huntington, New York State, USA.