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The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
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.
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 a run of gigs at The Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Harry Belafonte is playing during two weeks at The Alhambra, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Alan Dean is playing during a week at The Ranch House, Rhode Island, USA.
Louis Armstrong plays during a record-breaking three weeks of shows at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Five Keys, Wini Brown and Piney Brown play during a week at Weeke's Cafe, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Songwriter Borney Bergantine, dies of hyperpotassamia and pneumonia in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is best-remembered for the evergreen My Happiness, a major hit from the late 1940s.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during two weeks at The Claridge Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Songwriter Borney Bergantine, dies of hyperpotassamia and pneumonia in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is best-remembered for the evergreen My Happiness, a major hit from the late 1940s.
Billy Eckstine plays during a week at The Chicago Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mick Mulligan's Magnolia Jazz Band plays in Ashford, Kent, England, UK.
Britain scores its first Transatlantic chart topper when Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn reaches No1 in the USA with Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart.
The Tanner Sisters play in Wolverhampton, England, UK.
Ruth Brown is playing during a week at The Royal Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Lena Horne plays the fifth night in a week of shows at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, with Jack Parnell And His Music Makers.
Dinah Washington fails to appear for a gig in Trenton, New Jersey, USA, as a result of which legal action will be taken against her.
The Crane River Jazz Band plays in Hove, Brighton, England, UK.
Hal 'Cornbread' Singer and Joe Turner are playing at The 5-4 Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Wynonie Harris, Larry Darnell and Annie Laurie are playing during a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
The MGM musical comedy film Royal Wedding, starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, is released to cinemas in France and Finland, Europe.
Jimmy Witherspoon is playing at The Oro Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sid Phillips And His Band play in Malvern, England, UK.
Carl Barriteau And His Music play the second of three nights in Warrington, England, UK.
Teddy Foster And His Orchestra play in Southsea, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Britain scores its first Transatlantic chart topper when Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn reaches No1 in the USA with Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart.
Freddy Randall And His Band play in Chingford, England, UK.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.