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Fantasy musical The Wizard Of Oz is being presented at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frank Sinatra appears at the Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Al Jolson, Martha Raye, Ruby Keeler, Jack Whiting and "America's Most Beautiful Girls" are appearing in the musical comedy Hold On To Your Hats at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
When Judy Garland plays at the Cocoanut Grove in the The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Freddy Martin And His Orchestra, the show is recorded and will be released as the LP Judy Garland At The Grove.
Stuart Croxford-Neale of 80s UK popsters Kajagoogoo is born.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Darin continues with four weeks of dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Sonny And Cher make a public appearance at the 100 Club, London, England, during a UK promotional visit.
Unit 4+2 play at The Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
While The Isley Brothers are recording in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, their guitarist is a young pre-fame Jimi Hendrix.
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes fly to Scandinavia, Europe, to begin a tour.
Screaming Lord Sutch, The Kingpins and The Iveys (later to become Badfinger) play in Dracula's Ball, at The Ritz Entertainments Club (a.k.a. The Ritz), Skewen, South Wales, UK.
The Beatles' publicist Tony Barrow issues a three page memo titled "The Beatles' Tour of America: August 1965" on the News From NEMS letterhead. The memo outlines logistics for people traveling with The Beatles, plus a schedule of concerts and charter flights.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features The Byrds performing the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do and Jewel Akens performing Only Way to Fly and Birds And The Bees.
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.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play in San Jose, California, USA.
Muddy Waters plays the fifth of six nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Buffalo Springfield and Richie Havens.
The Beach Boys release the album Best Of The Beach Boys Vol 3, in the USA.
The R.I.A.A. (Recording Industry Association Of America) awards a gold disc to the album The Soft Parade by The Doors.
Aerosmith play at Max's Kansas City, New York City, USA. The band is seen at this show by Columbia Records boss Clive Davis, who subsequently signs them to a $125,000 deal with the label.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
Van Morrison joins Eric Clapton onstage at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, to perform Kansas City. During this gig, Clapton makes a bizarre speech, seemingly in support of the racist policies of English politician Enoch Powell.
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The Cars play in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Cheap Trick play during the Chicago Festival at Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays the first of ten nights at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Big River, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
Danse Society play the first of two nights at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
King release a new single, Alone Without You, on CBS Records in the UK. It will peak at No8 in the UK Singles chart.
Batdance by Prince reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Anderson Wakeman Bruford Howe (or Yes by another name) play at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
Alan Osmond of The Osmonds and his sons are interviewed by KSL Eyewitness News in the USA, and the item airs on this date.
The Moody Blues play at Great Woods Center For The Performing Arts, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
The highest new entry in the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, Oceania, is She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros featuring Bobby Brown entering at No23. It will peak at No8.
Soundgarden play at The First Avenue Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Brendan Benson plays at Southgate House, Newport, Kentucky, USA, supported by Robbers On High Street.
Efterklang play at The Big Chill, Eastnor, England, UK
Natalie Cole plays at Northstar at Tahoe Resort Outdoor Plaza, Truckee, California, USA.
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.
C.W.Stoneking And His Primitive Horn Orchestra play at Henry Boon's, Wakefield, England, UK.
Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller play at the Guggenheim Museum, New York City, USA, during their Dark Sounds concert series.
Sade plays the first of three nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by John Legend.
Little Feat play at The Morehead Center, Morehead City, North Carolina, USA.
George Duke, Grammy-winning keyboardist/ composer/ arranger/ producer, dies in hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA, at the age of 67, following a battle against chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Liima are among the artists playing at Intsikurmu Festival 2017, Voru, Estonia, Europe.