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Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
Bertha Hope, jazz pianist and recording artist, notably with her husband Elmo Hope, is born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter plays the last night of a week at the St. Charles Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Hot Lips Page and Savannah Churchill are playing at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
The Biggest Show Of 52, starring Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan and The Stan Kenton Orchestra, plays at The Milwaukee Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, to an audience of 5,000.
Folk singer Burl Ives appears as the musical guest on US tv's Perry Como Show.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding record tracks for the Impulse Records album The Great Kai And J.J., in New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett is playing at The Living Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Darin records Multiplication, Drown In My Own Tears, The Right Time and My Bonnie for Atco Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on the session features Rene Hall [gt], Glen Campbell [gt], Red Callendar [bass], Earl Palmer [drums], Richie Frost [drums], Ray Johnson [piano], Plas Johnson [tenor sax], Nino Tempo [tenor sax] and The Blossoms (Darlene Love, Fanita James, Gloria Jones). Musical arrangements are by Jimmie Haskell.
The teen-oriented movie Just For Fun, starring Mark Wynter, Bobby Vee, The Crickets, The Tornados, Johnny Tillotson, Freddie Cannon, Ketty Lester, Jimmy Savile, David Jacobs, Alan Freeman and others is released to cinemas in Finland, Europe, under the name Rytmin Juhlaa.
Johnny Cash attends the third day of the Annual Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Honeycombs take part in a live radio show being transmitted from L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Peter And Gordon arrive in New York City, USA, for the start of a tour of the USA.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Amen Corner play at the Town Hall, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK.
Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension reaches No1 in the Billboard magazine Top 40 Singles Chart of the best-selling singles in the USA. The song is written by Laura Nyro.
Howlin' Wolf plays at The Civic Hall, Guildford, UK.
San Francisco hippy pioneers The Grateful Dead, supported by New Riders of the Purple Sage, play the last of four nights at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention, Boz Scaggs and Ashton, Gardner And Dyke play the last of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
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.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the seventh of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bruce Springsteen reaches No1 in the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA with The River.
Emilia Ivanova Tsvetkova is born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Europe. She will find success as popular vocalist Emanuela.
Michael Stanley plays at The Vogue, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Mournblade play at The Railway Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
R.E.M. play at The Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Heart Of Stone by Cher is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Country Dick Montana, drummer and leader of San Diego-based alternative rock band The Beat Farmers, suffers an aneurism while performing on stage in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. He falls backwards off the drum kit and dies within minutes.
The BoDeans play at The Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays at the Olympic Indoor Hall, Athens, Greece.
The 12th Annual All Souls Day Jazz Fest, featuring pianist Pawel Kaczmarczyk, singer Agnieszka Iwanska and guitarist Rafal Sarnecki takes place in The Chopin Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Gaslight Anthem release a new single, The Spirit Of Jazz, on SideOneDummy Records in the UK.
Norah Jones plays at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the second of two nights at The O2, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Rapper Heavy D collapses outside his home in Beverley Hills and dies soon after in the emergency room at The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. His death at the age of 44 is initially thought to be related to pneumonia.
Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, John Mayer and others play in a benefit concert for The Stand Up for Heroes charity at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
fun. play at The Bowery Ballroom, New York City, USA.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead play at The Independent, San Francisco, California, USA.
Lady Gaga releases her third studio album, ARTPOP, in the UK, Australia, France, Germany and Italy.
Little Mix release their second album, Salute, on Syco Music in Ireland and Poland, Europe.
Rihanna attends the Miyake Mugler Porcelain Ball in The Melrose Ballroom, New York City, USA, where she sashays along the catwalk and does some dancing. FKA Twigs is also in attendance.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays the second of two nights at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Biffy Clyro record an MTV Unplugged tv show at The Roundhouse, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Plays Miles Davis at The Rose Theater, New York City, USA.