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The Schley Music Hall on Broadway in New York City, USA, changes its name to The Savoy Theatre, after just eight months in operation.
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are appearing in The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Florodora, billed as "The Greatest Musical Hit Ever Recorded Here", is presented at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The newspaper adverts proclaim, "See the six pretty maidens".
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
The New English Musical Comedy Company is presenting the musical show The Girl On The Film at Her Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Jack Hylton and his Orchestra, record Ain't Misbehavin' and Excuse Me, Lady, HMV Records in The Queens Small Hall, London, UK.
Helen Morgan records More Than You Know written by Vincent Youmans, with lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu, for Victor Records in the USA.
Blanche Calloway And Her Orchestra play the first night of a week of shows at Paseo Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Bob Crosby And His Orchestra play in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
Michael Howell is born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, working with Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie and others, as well as pursuing an acclaimed solo career.
Robert Bell is born in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. He will find fame as Kool of 1970s disco sensations Kool And The Gang.
A production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King And I opens at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, UK, with Valerie Hobson as Anna and Herbert Lom as the King. It will run for for 926 performances.
Blue Star [The Medic Theme] reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK. The position is achieved by amalgamating sales of versions of the song by The Cyril Stapleton Orchestra and The Ron Goodwin Orchestra.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the third night of two weeks at The Golden Nugget Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Beatles play the fifth night of a lengthy residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany.
The Biggest Show of Stars for 61, a package tour featuring Del Shannon, The Platters, Brook Benton, The Drifters, Phil Upchurch and others, plays in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Billy Grammer, with Owen Bradley as producer, records Life's Railway To Heaven at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Chantels, The Bobbettes, Gladys Knight And The Pips and Big Maybelle play the first of six nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Vocalist Nancy Harrow records Song For The Dreamer, Why Are You Blue? And other tracks for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
At EMI headquarters in Manchester Square, London, UK, The Beatles record their first appearance on the influential European radio station Radio Luxembourg.
Little Eva plays at the Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Danny Storm and The Strollers.
The Merseybeats play at The Mecca Ballroom, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Peter, Paul And Mary release a new EP entitled In The Wind In Concert Vol 1, in the UK. The title refers to the Bob Dylan song Blowin' In the Wind.
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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.
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby by The Rolling Stones is the highest new entry in the Cash Box chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No 40.
Calne-based band The Pack play at The New Yorker Discotheque, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
The Hello People are playing at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hard-rock quartet Free record Moonshine, Women By The Sea and Walk In My Shadow at Morgan Recording Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
The Beatles record I'm So Tired and The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Incredible String Band plays at Keynes College, Kent, UK.
The album Led Zeppelin III by Led Zeppelin is awarded a US gold disc by the R.I.A.A.
Country Joe and the Fish play at the Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is in Columbia A+R Studios, New York City, USA, overseeing organ overdubs by Paul Griffin on the song Idiot Wind, for the album Blood On The Tracks.
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.
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) by Michael Jackson - the sixth single to be extracted from the album Thriller - enters the Billboard chart in the USA at No75.
The Cure play at Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA.
Chuck Berry receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles, california, USA. (1987).
Metallica play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Debbie Rowe divorces Michael Jackson. Rowe, who receives an $8-million settlement and a house in Beverly Hills, California, USA, gives full custody rights of their children to Jackson.
R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty and Bright Eyes play a concert in support of US Presidential candidate John Kerry at The TD Waterhouse Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Singer-songwriter Bernard Lavilliers plays the second of two nights at Le Zenith, Paris, France.
Pete's PA, a reality tv series in which contestants compete to become the personal assistant of Pete Burns of Liverpool band Dead Or Alive, begins on Living TV in the UK.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays at The Forest National, Brussels, Belgium.
We Were Promised Jetpacks play at The Lexington, London, England, UK.
On Instagram, Taylor Swift reveals her cover shot from the upcoming issue of GQ magazine.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at The GelreDome, Arnhem, Netherlands, Europe.
One day after an Instagram posting in which Taylor Swift announced that she would be voting for Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee, USA, Prsident Donald Trump Tweets that he now likes her music about 25% less.
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