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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.
The musical 42nd Street is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
The Bill Evans Trio is playing during eight nights at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, California, USA.
Lemmy of Motorhead is interviewed by Graham Neale on BBC Radio 1's Rock On Saturday show in London, UK.
The movie soundtrack album, One-Trick Pony, by Paul Simon, enters the Billboard album chart.
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UK rock weekly Sounds reports that bassist Charlie Anderson and keyboard player Desmond Brown have quit 2-Tone band Selecter in the middle of recording sessions for their second album.
Joan Armatrading scores her fourth UK singles chart entry with All The Way From America, which will peak at No54.
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Diana Ross begins four weeks at No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles Chart in the USA with Upside Down.
Queen enter the UK singles chart with Another One Bites The Dust, which will peak at No7.
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Having been with Atomic Rooster for less than one month, former Cream and Blind Faith drummer Ginger Baker leaves to join Hawkwind.
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U2 play at the General Woolfe, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Jam reach No1 in the UK singles chart with Start!
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play at the University of Oklahoma, Owen Field, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.
On his Hotter Than July Tour, Stevie Wonder plays the fifth of six [non-consecutive] nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that after ten years with Uriah Heep, keyboardist Ken Hensley is leaving the band.
Queen play at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.