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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 musical comedy The Wild Rose is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
The Chicago Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a bill including Elizabeth Murray ("The Lady With The Ragtime Walk'), Helen Blaine ("Singing comedienne") and Ethel Robinson ("The pocket edition of May Irwin").
Musical comedy The Bohemian Girl is playing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA. It is described as having, "Fifty electric fans in continual motion" plus "Ice cream and ices served free at every performance".
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
James C. Morton And Frank F. Moore are performing Alexander's Ragtime Band at The Columbia Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, as part of The Lew Kelly-Behman Show.
Thomas Lesslie Garrett is born in Dallas, Texas, USA. He will find success as record producer Snuff Garrett working with Bobby Vee, Gene McDaniels, Gary Lewis And The Playboys, Johnny Burnette, Sonny And Cher, J.J.Cale and others.
Jeffery Hanlon is born in Blackpool, UK. After moving to Manchester and changing his name to Jef Hanlon [to sound more like Jet Harris of The Shadows], he will go on to become one of the most successful music promoters in the UK, working with Johnny Mathis, Chuck Berry, Gary Glitter and many others.
Murray Jones plays at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
The Ballads And Blues concert is held at The Royal Festival Hall, London, UK, featuring such artists as Ewan MacColl, Ken Colyer And His Jazzmen and Isla Cameron.
Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong record an album of duets entitled Bing And Satchmo, in New York City, USA.
The Roy Haynes Trio records Down Home, Sweet And Lovely and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Leon McAuliff And The Cimarron Boys are playing during six days of gigs at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The King's Hall, Herne Bay, UK.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Dionne Warwick releases a new single, Make the Music Play, on Scepter Records in the USA. The track is composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
The Rolling Stones play at The Ricky Tick Club, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Mojos play at The Britannia, Great Yarmouth, UK.
The Squires, including singer-guitarist Neil Young, play at The Proteen Club, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Four Pennies play at The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, UK.
How Do You Do It by Gerry And The Pacemakers enters the Billboard Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No9.
Nina Simone plays the eighth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The 5th Dimension are playing during eleven nights at The Cave, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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 Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Athletic Park, Wellington, New Zealand.
The Cult play in an anti-heroin campaign show at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA.
On her Moment Of Truth World Tour, Whitney Houston plays at Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays the first of two nights at The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA.
On the Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Walking In Memphis by Marc Cohn peaks at No13 on the Billboard US pop singles chart. The song will provide a hit again for Cher in 1995 and for Lonestar in 2003.
New Orleans city council votes unanimously to change the name of New Orleans International Airport to Louis Armstrong International Airport.
Coldplay play at Reebok Stadium, Bolton, England, UK, supported by Doves.
Suzanne Vega plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Kings Of Leon play at the O asis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK.
The Dave Matthews Band play their longest concert ever, timed at over 3h 30min at the Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca, Italy, Europe. The concert will later be released as a three CD boxed set.
Blur play at the Fourviere Amphitheatre, Lyon, France during the 16th edition of Fourviere Nights. (2009).
When Paul Weller headlines the Hop Farm Festival in Kent, England, UK, Europe, he is joined by Roger Daltrey of The Who during the encore for a performance of Magic Bus.
Delta Spirit release their second album, History From Below, in the UK on Decca Records.
Gene Simmons of Kiss throws an honorary first pitch before the game between the Dodgers and the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA.
At the year's half-way mark, it is announced by Nielsen SoundScan that Adele's album 21 is the year's biggest selling album so far in the USA, with 2,517,000 units sold.
Florence And The Machine release a new single, Spectrum [Say My Name], as a digital download.
Ellie Goulding releases a new single, Burn on Polydor Records in the UK.
Bula Quo!, a comedy/adventure movie starring Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi of Status Quo goes on general release in the UK.
JYJ play in Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Dave Matthews Band plays the second of two nights at The FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Demi Lovato celebrates the release of her new single, Cool For The Summer, by performing and jumping in a pool at KIIS FM's Summer Pool Party in Los Angeles, California, USA.