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Musical Comedy The Casino Girl is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
Easy listening music bandleader and composer Percy Faith is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Brunswick Records makes its first "light-ray electrical" recordings in a brand new recording studio at at 799 Seventh Avenue, New York City, USA.
Musical revue The Show Is On, starring Beatrice Lillie and Bert Lahr, plays at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 236 performances.
Harry Owens And His Hawaiians record Down Where The Trade Winds Blow, Dancing Under The Stairs and other tracks for Decca Records in the USA.
Henry Hall And His Band play at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra come to the end of a month-long residency at The Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
The Joe Mooney Quartet begins four weeks of shows at The Ankara Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lenny Herman And His Orchestra play during a six-week engagement at The Baker Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Three Peppers play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a four week engagement.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Champion Jack Dupree records The Blues Got Me Rockin', Ain't No Meat On De Bone, Please Tell Me Baby and Tongue Tied Blues for King Records in New York City, USA.
Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers play the seventh night of two-weeks at the Palladium, London, UK.
Jimmy Scott records Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, How Else, If I Ever Lost You and other tracks at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Savoy Records.
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.
The Brothers Four play at Los Altos High School, Los Altos, California, USA.
Joanie Sommers plays at the UCLA Campus, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Shirelles release a new single, Mama Said, on Scepter Records in the USA.
Brenda Lee and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Walthamstow, UK.
Elvis Presley flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will shortly begin filming his next movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!.
Bobby Rydell is screen tested at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, California for a role in the upcoming movie version of the hit stage play Bye Bye Birdie. He doesn't get the part.
Jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Stranger On the Shore which will peak at No1 during a 15-week run on the chart.
Young World by Ricky Nelson enters the Billboard Top Ten Singles chart at No8.
Johnny Tillotson continues with a two-week residency at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
UK pop hitmakers The Rockin' Berries fly to Australia, Oceania, for a nine-day tour.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
Having just supervised the final mix of his album Blonde On Blonde, Bob Dylan flies out from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will begin a two-month long world tour.
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.
Billy Bragg plays at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, Wales, UK, Europe, with The Three Johns.
Ozzy Osbourne sends US tv preacher Oral Roberts $1.00 for "psychiatric treatment" after Roberts announces that God would take his life unless he received $1 million in donations.
Marianne Faithfull plays at The First Avenue And 7th Street Entry club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Lisa Wooster.
Terris play at The ULU, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Coldplay.
German jazz pianist and composer Jutta Hipp dies aged 78, of pancreatic cancer, in Sunnyside, Queens, New York City, USA. She had been a celebrated jazz pianist and moved to the USA in 1955, but her blossoming career ended quickly for reasons which have never been adequately explained.
CKY begin recording their third album, An Answer Can Be Found, at 4th Street recording, Santa Monica, California, USA.
The Decemberists play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A new Versace ad campaign featuring Madonna begins running in the Belgian edition of Marie Claire.
The Jimmy Burns band plays at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It is reported that Lady Gaga's video for her current single, Love Game, has been banned by Australia's Channel 10 tv show Video Hits.
Maria Taylor releases her third solo album, Lady Luck, on Nettwerk Records in the USA.
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Joshua Radin plays at the Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, UK.
Belle And Sebastian play at Binnenstadt, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe.
Brian Wilson releases his eleventh solo LP, No Pier Pressure. The album includes contributions by Zoey Deschanel, M. Ward, Kacey Musgraves, Nate Ruess, Sebu Simonian and Wilson’s former Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine, David Marks and Blondie Chaplin.
B.B. King is released from hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, after being treated overnight for diabetes-related dehydration.
Symphonic rock band Delain play at Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Al Jardine of The Beach Boys plays a solo show at The Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
On their The M A N I A tour, Fall Out Boy play at The Mehr! Theater, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, supported by Against The Current and MAX.