Welcome to MusicDayz

The world's largest online archive of date-sorted music facts, bringing day-by-day facts instantly to your fingertips.
Find out what happened on your or your friends' Birthday, Wedding Day, Anniversary or just discover fun facts in musical areas that particularly interest you.
Please take a look around.

Showing all 40 Facts found
Click to filter results

Filter to between years

Topic:

Genre:

Location:

The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The Bobby Fuller Four play at Hollywood A Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Isley Brothers play at the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA.
Tom Jones plays at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz pianist and songwriter Clarence Williams dies aged 72 in Queens, New York City, USA. Associated with Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller, his songwriting credits included My Bucket's Got A Hole In It, Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do and Baby Won't You Please Come Home. In 1970 he will be posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame.
Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA for the first of two weeks. On the same day it reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart.
The Animals release a new single, It's My Life, in the USA.
Read More
The Small Faces play in The Imperial, Nelson, England, UK, Europe
Bob Dylan plays at Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York State, USA.
The Sir Douglas Quintet plays at The Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles are in EMI's Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe, re-making the song I'm Looking Through You. They will not be happy with this version and will return to the song again later.
Chris Andrews plays at The Plaza Ballroom, Oswestry, England, UK, Europe.
In the afternoon, The Rolling Stones play at the Academy of Music, New York City, USA. That same evening they play at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Read More
Jefferson Airplane, The Fugs, The John Handy Quintet, Mystery Trend and Sandy Bull provide live music at the San Francisco Mime Troupe Appeal party at Bill Graham's Calliope Ballroom, 924 Howard Street, San Francisco, California, USA. Other performers include the beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. The event raises $4,800.
Read More
The Strangeloves, Len Barry and The Sunrays appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Mothers of Invention and The Charlatans play at A Tribute To Ming The Merciless in the Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billy Eckstine releases a new LP, The Prime of My Life, on Motown Records in the USA.
TV show Shindig! in the USA features The Rolling Stones, The Strangeloves, Fontella Bass and Billy Joe Royal.
The Yardbirds play at Marcam Hall, March, England, UK, Europe
The panel of guests on today's edition of the BBC-1 tv record rating show Juke Box Jury in London, England, UK, Europe, features Lynda Baron, Alexandra Bastedo, Dave Clark and Pete Murray.
Dennis Day plays the second of three days at Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hermans Hermits, The Fortunes, Wayne Fontana and Johnny Kidd And The Pirates play at The ABC, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
P.J. Proby splits from his manager, John Heyman.
An all-nighter at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, features The Fourmost and Hedgehoppers Anonymous.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Something About You by The Four Tops.
Herman's Hermits, Wayne Fontana, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Fortunes, Little Frankie and The Country Gents play at The ABC, Chester, England, UK, Europe. Johnny Kidd is playing as a replacement for Billy Fury.
On the Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars, The Byrds, Bo Diddley, Paul Revere And The Raiders, and We Five play at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Neil Sedaka records The Answer To My Prayer, Blue Boy and Nobody But You in RCA Victor Studio A, 155 East 24th Street, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play in The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Swingle Singers play for an audience of 2,000 at The University Of California, Berkeley, California, USA.
Marvin Gaye begins recording One More Heartache for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Almost There by Andy Williams.
The teen-oriented spy-spoof comedy Dr. Goldfoot And The Bikini Machine is released to cinemas in the USA. The movie stars Vincent Price, but also features Frankie Avalon, and has a title song performed by The Supremes.
Gene Pitney and Peter And Gordon play at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Pete Townshend of The Who explains his song My Generation in Record Mirror. In the evening, the band plays at St George's Ballroom, Hinckley, England, UK, Europe
Read More
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away by The Silkie, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles, enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No10.
Read More
Gene Pitney, The Rockin' Berries, Peter And Gordon and Lulu play at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.