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The Sousa Band is playing during a lengthy engagement at Willow Grove Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
The Morning Star newspaper of Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, reports that the city has outlawed "dance creations of questionable nature" such as the Shimmy Shivers, the Tank Tango and the Prohibition Jag. Dancers performing such immoral dances are to be ejected from the dance floor. This is part of an ongoing national attempt to ban dances considered improper, and usually performed to the accompaniment of ragtime or jazz music.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys play at The Municipal Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, with Webb Pierce And His Soputhern Valley Boys
Waterloo by Stonewall Jackson enters Billboard magazine's country music singles chart. It will peak at No1 and hold that position for five weeks.
The Paul Serrano Quintet records Dreams Of Igor, Blues Holiday and other tracks in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Riverside Records.
Chubby Checker is headlining a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by The Isley Brothers, The Drifters and The Unforgettables.
Marvin Gaye releases his debut album, The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye, in the USA.
Shirley Bassey marries film director Dr. Kenneth Hume at Paddington Register office, London, England, UK, Europe. Miss Bassey is wearing a pink costume with toque hat and veil to match.
The Orlons perform Wah-Watusi on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bob Gibson and Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
Carol Channing is starring in the musical Hello Dolly, at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The Righteous Brothers are playing at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Leon Bibb is playing during a thirteen-night engagement at The Maisonette in the St. Regis Hotel, New York City, USA.
Clara Ward And The Ward Singers are playing during a week of shows at The Embassy Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Bob Dylan releases the album Self Portrait in the USA on Columbia Records.
David Bowie plays at The Town Hall, Middlesborough, UK, supported by The JSD Band.
Ian Dury, Peter Blake and Humphrey Ocean are interviewed in the offices of Cotton And Carruthers, London, England, UK, Europe, by Johnny Black for Blitz magazine. During the interview, Humphrey Ocean does some drawings of the people involved, and Ian Dury writes a few humourous words in Johnny Black's diary.
Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears tops the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA. It will hold the top slot for two weeks.
The Smiths play at The Royal Oak Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Billy Bragg.
The biographical drama movie Mask, starring Cher, opens at cinemas in Japan, Asia.
The Grateful Dead play at Cal Expo, Sacramento, California, USA.
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa marry in what Hello magazine describes as 'a romantic sunset ceremony' on the lawn of their mansion in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Britney Spears injures her knee during a video shoot for the song Outrageous. As a result, the remainder of the dates on her Onyx Hotel tour will be cancelled.
Michael Jackson’s attorney, Thomas Mesereau, releases a statement to the effect that others claiming to speak for the beleaguered star are not authorised to do so.
Michael Buble wins an IFPI Platinum Europe Award for 1m pan-European sales of his album It's Time.
Bryan Adams plays at the County Ground, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that soul star Jocelyn Brown is going to court to sue the German group Snap! Brown claims the group's 1990 hit track The Power, used a sample of her voice without permission or payment.
The Magic Numbers play at the O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The MacCabees, British Sea Power and Baxter Drury play at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
Jazz trumpeter Abram Wilson, having recently been diagnosed with colon cancer, marries his long-time partner, Jennie Cashman, in his ward at St. Thomas Hospital, London, UK
Stealing Sheep, Simian Ghost, Pale Seas, Married To The Sea, Jake Mattison and Pins play at Central Station, Wrexham
, UK.
Metallica make a surprise appearance in an afternoon slot at The Orion Music And More Festival, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The band listed to appear, Dehaan, did not exist and, instead Metallica treat the assembled throng to a note-for-note rendition of their classic 1983 Kill 'Em All debut album. Other artists appearing on the day include Drop Kick Murphys, Death Grips, Tomahawk and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Paolo Nutini plays at The Pinkpop festival Landgraaf, Holland, Europe.
Tak Matsumoto plays at Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
James Blunt plays at The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The AK-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the first of two nights at The Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Left Lane Cruiser play at The Dakota Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Danny Kirwan, formerly a guitarist with Fleetwood Mac, dies in his sleep after contracting pneumonia in London, England, UK, Europe.
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Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band play at The Holland Blues Festival, Grolloo, Netherlands, Europe. Also on the Festival bill are Jeff Beck and Walter Trout.
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On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Megadeth.
Big Thief play at NOS Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal, Europe.
Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters dies aged 69, in Los Angeles, California, USA, from cardiac arrest having suffered from cirrhosis of the liver for many years