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Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
John Weldon Cale is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He will find success as J.J.Cale.
, five planes under Patrol Leader Chuck Taylor, leaves Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, and disappears somewhere near Bermuda. The disappearance will become one of the foundations
of the mythology of The Bermuda Triangle. The 1981 song Flight 19
by B.A. Robertson
will be inspired by this enigmatic incident.
arrives at Heathrow airport in the UK for his first British tour and tv appearances.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Jack Russell, vocalist of heavy rock band Great White
is born in Montebello, California, USA.
Milk And Honey
, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
Lita Roza and The Honeys, with James Moody (piano) Judd Proctor (guitar) and Tim Bell (double-bass), perform on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Workers' Playtime, broadcast live from a meat products factory at Willesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Controversial stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce is arrested at The Gate Of Horn
, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for performing an obscene show. Also on the bill is folk singer and songwriter Fred Neil
plays at Wilson High School, Long Beach, California, USA.
And The Mindbenders play at The University, Liverpool, UK.
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.
play the first of three nights at the 2nd Fret, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The rock musical Hair
(which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Nick Cash (guitar and vocals), Guy Days (guitar and vocals), Jon Watson (bass) and Pablo LaBritain (drums and percussion) begin to rehearse together in London, UK, and will eventually emerge as the punk band 999
plays at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama.
The musical stage play Beatlemania
is presented during a three-week run at the Beverly Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The play is built around the music of The Beatles
The Christians enter the UK singles chart with Ideal World
, which will peak at No14 during a 13-week run.
The three-day-long WOMAD
Weekend Festival begins at The Barbican Centre, London, UK.
of Jane's Addiction
spends the fourth of eight days in the Sudan, North West Africa, as part of a mission, organised by he humanitarian group Christian Solidarity International, to free Southern Sudanese slaves from their Northern masters.
play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, supported by Blindside.
Magnum play at The Zodiac, Oxford, England, UK.
and Alta May play at Moles Club, Bath, England, UK.
Charges of child molestation against Michael Jackson
are delayed for at least one week. This is said to because Jackson's lawyer, Mark Geragos, has raised issues which throw into doubt the motives of the family making the accusation.
release Bestival Live 2011, a live recording of their two and a half hour set at this year's Bestival, in the UK.
Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck dies
, aged 91, of heart failure after being taken
ill while on his way to a cardiology appointment in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA.
On her MDNA Tour
plays the second of two nights at Estadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
play at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
, a pioneer of 60s folk-rock and psychedelia with such bands as The New Christy Minstrels, The Deep, The Freak Scene, Marcus and Third Bardo, dies aged 78 at his home in Woodacre, Marin County, California, USA, of complications from a history of heart disease.