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Popular soprano Mabel McKinley heads the bill at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA, along with Charles Dickson, The Great Harbecks, Mosher Houghton And Mosher, Young And Devoie, Julian Rose, and The Wang Doodle Comedy Four.
Overton Amos Lemons is born in DeQuincy, Louisiana, USA, He will find fame as R'n'B performer Smiley Lewis.
The Walt Disney animated film Cinderella, including the songs A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, So This is Love, Sing Sweet Nightingale, The Work Song, and Cinderella, is released to cinemas in Argentina.
Johnnie Ray plays the second of two nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The Oscar Pettiford Sextet, led by legendary jazz bassist Oscar Pettiford, plays in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Elvis Presley has a recording session in RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, laying down tracks for the movie Follow That Dream
The Beatles play at the Majestic, Birkenhead, UK.
David Jones, later to be known as David Bowie, spends his last day at Bromley Technical High School, South Bromley, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
Otis Redding releases a new single, That's What My Heart Needs, on Volt Records in the USA.
The Four Pennies play at The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, UK.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Antoinette Halliday is born in Parson's Green, London, UK. She will find success as singer Toni Halliday of 80s alternative rock band Curve.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Rolling Stones spend the seventh of nine days of demo recording sessions at Regent Sound Studios, London, UK.
President Lyndon B. Johnson invites The Four Seasons to perform at The White House in Washington, DC, USA.
Mississippi John Hurt plays at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Yardbirds play at The Pavilion, Bath, UK.
Joni Mitchell is playing during eight nights at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. Her support acts change during this period, but include David Steinberg and Bunky And Jake.
Roy Orbison is playing during a three-week season at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Canada.
Procol Harum play at Denning Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe, to raise funds for a music workshop at Croydon Arts College.
The Beatles continue working on overdubs for Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Spirit, Pyewacket and Stillborn Time play the second of two nights at The Sound Factory, Sacramento, California, USA, with lights by Jerry Abrams Head Lights.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Buddy Miles Express and The Sir Douglas Quintet.
The year's second Hyde Park, London, UK, concert, takes place. This one stars The Rolling Stones (just days after the death of their guitarist Brian Jones), plus Family, Battered Ornaments, King Crimson, Roy Harper, Third Ear Band, Alexis Korner's New Church and Screw.
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When Bad Manners play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe, a member of the audience clambers onstage and tries to stab vocalist Buster Bloodvessel. The knifeman is kicked off the stage by band member Louis 'Alphonso' Cook before he can inflict any injury but an audience member is stabbed in the kidneys.
The Cure play at Werchter, Belgium, Europe, with Robert Palmer on the same bill.
On their Fair Warning Tour [aka the W.D.F.A. (We Don't Fuck Around) Tour] Van Halen play the second of two nights at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Fools.
Todd Rundgren's Utopia release a new album, Pov, on Food For Thought Records in the UK.
The Men They Couldn't Hang release a new album, The Night Of A Thousand Candles, on IMP Records (owned by Elvis Costello) in the UK.
Mountains by Prince peaks at No23 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart.
On their Third Stage Tour, Boston play the last of four nights at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
It is announced that, with five US No1 singles taken from the same album, Bad, Michael Jackson has broken yet another industry record.
The Cure play at Schulschluss Open Air, Berg Isel Stadion, Innsbruck, Austria, Europe.
Re-released single The Good Life by The New Power Generation, peaks at No15 in its week of entry to the UK Singles Chart. Prince is believed to have been involved in making this track.
Johnny Cash makes his last ever live performance when he plays at the Carter Ranch (aka Carter Family Fold), Hiltons, Virginia, USA.
Love play at The Junction, Cambridge, England, UK.
R.E.M. play at Kingston Communication Stadium, Hull, England, UK, supported by The Zutons and Idlewild.
During their Progress Live tour, Take That play the fifth of eight nights at Wembley Stadium, London, UK.
Gotye [featuring Kimbra] releases a new single, Somebody That I Used To Know in Australia and New Zealand. (2011)
George Benson, Randy Crawford, Dr. John, Diana Krall and others play in the Tommy LiPuma Gala Night at the Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
Rumer, James Blake and Laura Marling play in the Miles Davis Hall, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, during the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival.
It is reported that songwriter-producer Steve Mac has signed an exclusive publishing deal with BMG Chrysalis UK for his Rokstone publishing catalogue. Mac boasts a career total of over 140m records, including 58 No1 singles and albums.
Bula Quo!, a comedy/adventure movie starring Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi of Status Quo goes on general release in the UK.
Peter Hook plays at Tokyo, York, UK.
Biffy Clyro, HAIM and others play at Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
Ronnie Spector plays at The Brick And Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their 2016 GOT7 Fly in USA tour, GOT7 play the first of two nights at The Playstation Theater, New York City, USA.
On the North American leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida, USA, supported by Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat.