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Stage musical The Belle of Brittany opens at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 72 perfomances. The production stars Frank Daniels and Francis Kennedy, performing music by Howard Talbot and Marie Horne, lyrics by Percy Greenbank.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week of shows at The Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Billie Holiday and the Count Basie Orchestra play the fourth night of a week at the Apollo Theater, Harlem">Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
June Malo, with Jack Hylton and his Orchestra, records the Cole Porter song Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love, in London, UK, for HMV Records.
Celebrated slide guitarist and singer Bonnie Raitt is born in Burbank, California, USA.
Max Bygraves is appearing in the revue Wonderful Time at The Palladium, London, England, UK, with The Billy Cotton Band, The Bernard Brothers and Joy Nichols.
Frankie Masters And His Orchestra are playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - at The Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Irish tenor Bill Dwyer is appearing at Club Alabam, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Johnnie Ray Show grosses $4,200 at The Public Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA.
In a package tour called the Lucky Seven Blues Show, Little Willie John, Champion Jack Dupree, Little George Smith and Otis Williams play the second of two nights in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Folk singer Burl Ives appears as the musical guest on US tv's Perry Como Show.
Teen idol Fabian Forte plays in Spokane, Washington, USA.
Johnny And The Hurricanes begin a series of live gigs at Rand's Night Club, Washington, DC, USA.
The John Wright Trio records Witchcraft, The Very Thought Of You and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey for Prestige Records.
A production of My Fair Lady is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, starring Ronald D rake and Caroline Dixon.
Roy Orbison records House Without Windows and Gigolette in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Marty Robbins, with producer Don Law, records I Told The Brook and Sometimes I'm Tempted, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session includes guitarists Grady Martin and Jack Pruett, steel guitarist Jerry Byrd, bassist Joseph Zinkan, drummer Louis Dunn and pianist William Pursell.
Brook Benton plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The Roberts Show Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ernest Tubb is playing in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.
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.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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 Spencer Davis Group play at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Tide Is High by Blondie enters the UK singles chart.
Juice Newton plays at the Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
Elton John plays the second of two nights at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Colin Walcott, acclaimed sitarist with Oregon, Larry Coryell, The Paul Winter Consort and others, dies from injuries sustained in a car accident in Magdeburg, West Germany, Europe.
On their Synchronicity tour, The Police play at the Jefferson Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
On their Lick It Up tour, Kiss play at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Liza Minelli plays the sixth of eight days at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Terence Trent D'Arby refuses to play a scheduled concert in Vienna, Austria, Europe, declaring himself deeply offended by the Nazi connections of Kurt Waldheim, President of Austria.
Eleven people die when a Provisional Irish Republican Army [IRA] bomb explodes at the war memorial in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, during a Remembrance Sunday ceremony. The incident will inspire Simple Minds to write their song Belfast Child.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at The Palace Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
A Perfect Circle play the first of three sold out nights at The Avalon, Los Angeles, California, USA.
I Am Kloot release a new single, Fingerprints, in the UK.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
The Financial Times reports that David Bowie is likely to end his 15-year association with EMI Records when their current deal ends in January. Universal and Sony are said to be in talks to sign Bowie.
Gilberto Gil plays in the Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Afghan Whigs play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead play at The Independent, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their Bula Quo Tour, Status Quo play at The Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Barclay James Harvest, with guests Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman, play at The Assembly Hall, Islington, London, UK.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, with Lady Starlight.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Electronic composer Ricardo Donoso plays at ZIL, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Giant Swan play at The MIRA Festival, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.