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The musical farce Star And Garter plays at The Victoria Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 22 performances.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Japanese musician Ten-Ichi heads the Vaudeville bill at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Also on the bill are Lockhart's Elephants, The Waterbury Brothers And Tenney (a musical act), Talkative Miss Norton, The Flood Brothers and Grovini And Murray.
Helene Mora, Gus Williams and Collins And Madell are among the musical entertainments on offer at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
Cecil Irwin is born in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He will find some acclaim as a jazz reed player and arranger, working early in his career with Carroll Dickerson, Erskine Tate, and Junie Cobb before joining Earl Hines's band as a saxophonist and arranger. During the same time period he will also work as a sideman with Johnny Dodds, Jabbo Smith, King Oliver, and Joe Venuti.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
50's rocker Boyd Bennett is born in Alabama, USA.
Billed as "100% all talking", the film extravaganza musical comedy Glorifying the American Girl is released to cinemas in the USA. With songs by Irving Berlin, Walter Donaldson and Rudolf Friml, it stars Mary Eaton and includes cameo appearances by Rudy Vallee, Helen Morgan, Eddie Cantor, Texas Guinan and Irving Berlin.
The Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, said to be impervious to fire because it was built of bricks, is destroyed by fire, killing 119 people. The incident will inspire Lee Roy Abernathy to write the song The Burning Of The Winecoff Hotel.
The Walt Disney animated movie Cinderella [subtitled A Love Story With Music] is released to cinemas in The Netherlands and Belgium. The film includes the songs A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes and Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo.
Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Webb Pierce records I'll Go On Alone for Decca Records in Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Freddie Randall (aka Freddy Randall) And His Band play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys marries Marilyn Rovell of girl group The Honeys, at the City Courthouse, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Frankie Vaughan and Cilla Black continue with a winter season at The London Palladium, London, UK.
The Beatles album Rubber Soul is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
The Adderley Smith Blues Band plays at Catcher, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Josh White Jr plays at MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Delaney And Bonnie record their live album, On Tour With Eric Clapton, at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, UK. The album includes contributions from Eric Clapton, George Harrison of The Beatles, Leon Russell and Dave Mason. It will be Delaney And Bonnie's most successful album, peaking at No29 in Billboard and earning a gold disc.
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Tom Paxton plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Amazing Blondel, The Sutherland Brothers and Claire Hamill play at The City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, UK, Europe.
Led Zeppelin play the first of two nights at the Hard Rock, Manchester, UK.
The Paul McCartney And Wings album Band On The Run is released on Apple Records in the UK.
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Joni Mitchell and Roberta Flack turn up for Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour show at the State Prison, Clinton, New Jersey, USA, where inmates include convicted murderer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter.
Mud play at Durham University, Durham, UK.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
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.
Udyan Sagar is born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia. He will find success as electronic music producer Nucleya.
The 36-song, three-CD set, Emancipation, by Prince peaks at No11 in the Billboard Hot 100 Albums Chart in the USA in its week of entry.
Bob Dylan receives America's highest award for artistic excellence, the Kennedy Center Honors.
Renowned British jazz trumpeter Kenny Baker dies in Felpham, West Sussex, UK, aged 78, after suffering from a viral infection for more than three weeks.
Dan Hicks And The Hot Licks play at Woodfire, Dowagiac, Michigan, USA.
Thirty Seconds to Mars play at St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland, Europe.
Meat Loaf plays at Wembley Arena, London, UK.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play the first of two nights at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Lindy Butcher, 39, slips on vomit in The Loft Bar at a Whitesnake gig in the Liesure Centre, Newport, Wales, UK. Claiming to have suffered bruising and soreness to her knees and muscle spasms between her ribs after the incident, she will sue Newport Council for compensation.
Country superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw begin a residency at The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Steve Vai plays at The O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Kris Kristofferson plays at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Albion Christmas Band releases a live LP, One For The Road, on Rooksmere Records in the UK.
Madness play the second of two nights at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK.
On their The Who Hits 50 Tour, The Who play at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Status Quo play at The SSE Hydro, Glagow, Scotland, supported by Chas And Dave.
An inquest into the deaths of British band Viola Beach, as a result of a car crash in Sweden, hears that "none of the young men suffered". The four-piece group and their manager, who were aged between 19 and 32, all died on February 13, 2016, when their vehicle crashed through a raised section of a bridge and plummeted into a canal after a gig in Stockholm.
Pixies play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Prog rock bassist, guitarist and songwriter Greg Lake dies in London, England, UK, Europe, aged 69, of cancer. Best-known as a member of supergroup Emerson, Lake And Palmer (ELP), he was also a founder member of King Crimson.
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Richard Ashcroft plays at Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
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