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Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
Frank Sylvano records My Song Of The Niles, Sleepy Valley, The Moonlight March and Song Of Siberia for Vocalion Records at the Merchandise Mart studios in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Joe Turner is playing during three weeks at The Dew Drop Inn, New Orleans, Louisiana, 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 The Philippines, Asia.
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 musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Bill Haley begins a legal suit against his former label, Essex Records, to prevent them releasing material he recorded before his huge success with Decca.
Connie Francis releases a new single, My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own, in the USA.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Gene Vincent plays at The Ice Rink, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Cannonball Adderley plays at Comblain La Tour, Belgium, Europe.
Jazz trombone virtuoso Kai Winding records Wolverton Mountain, Busted and other tracks in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for his album Modern Country.
Marvin Gaye records Just Like A Man for Tamla Records, at Hitsville Studios in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Sonny And Cher make a public appearance at the 100 Club, London, England, during a UK promotional visit.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet play at Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
The hit single Wooly Bully by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Beatles' new single, Help!, hits No1 in the UK, where it will remain for three weeks.
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The Righteous Brothers are playing during a month-long engagement at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Nico (backed by Jackson Browne on guitar) plays at Stanley's in the basement of The Dom, New York City, USA, supported by Tim Buckley.
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The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Russ Morgan And His Orchestra play at The Top O'The Strip in The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
In America, Van Morrison releases his first solo single, Brown Eyed Girl, (originally titled Brown-Skinned Girl), on Bang Records.
The Nite People play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Yes.
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac play the first of three nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ben, the theme from a movie about a beloved pet rat, enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and will become Michael Jackson's first US No1.
Touring in support of their LP Riding High, Sassafras play at The Wintergarden, Penzance, England, UK, Europe.
AC/DC, Aerosmith, Foreigner and Van Halen play in the Summer Jam at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Supertramp play at McMahon Stadium, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
Queen play at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Cure play at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
Session keyboardist Michael Rudetsky is found dead from drug abuse in the Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe, home of Boy George.
The album Garcia Live Volume Two by The Jerry Garcia Band is recorded live at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Moody Blues play at Great Woods Center For The Performing Arts, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
The Big Green Gathering Festival in Somerset, England, UK, features artists including Matt Sage.
Brendan Benson plays at Southgate House, Newport, Kentucky, USA, supported by Robbers On High Street.
The Warner Music Group reports a total revenue of $652m for the quarter year ended on June 30, 2010, which represents a 16% drop from the prior-year quarter.
When Bret Michaels and his band arrive to play a show at The Market Block Party, Syracuse Regional Market, Syracuse, New York State, USA, they discover that the event has been unexpectedly cancelled. As a result, Michaels will file a $5m lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, New York City, USA, against concert promoters Michael Banks and Aloha Events for breach of contract and exposure to public contempt.
Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller play at the Guggenheim Museum, New York City, USA, during their Dark Sounds concert series.
Ed Sheeran plays at The Waterfront, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Jah Wobble and the Nippon Dub Ensemble come to the end of a UK tour at the O2 Academy2, Liverpool, England.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mozart's Sister (aka Caila Thompson-Hannant) releases her debut album, Being, on Asthmatic Kitty Records in the USA.
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Twin Peaks release their new album, Wild Onion, in the USA.
It is revealed during a hearing at the Crown Court, Leeds, England, UK, Europe, that disgraced former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins hid a three inch long white GTSTAR mobile phone inside his anus so prison officers at HMP Wakefield wouldn't find it. He agreed to give up the phone in order to be allowed to meet with his mother.
Judith Durham, lead vocalist of global hit-making Australian group The Seekers, dies from the chronic lung disease bronchiectasis, aged 79, at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.