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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
Lester Polfus is born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA. He will find fame as Les Paul, the innovative guitarist often credited with inventing the first electric guitar. He will also enjoy a successful recording career, as half of the husband and wife duo Les Paul And Mary Ford.
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Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
Jelly Roll Morton records Shreveport Stomp, Stratford Hunch, Big Foot Ham, Jelly Roll Blues, Mamamita and Bucktown Blues for Gennett Records in Richmond, Indiana.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during a three-week stay at Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Frankie Laine is playing at Cocoanut Grove, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rockabilly combo Johnny Taylor And His Rhythm Blue Boys release a new single, Mixed Up Rhythm And Blues on Fire Records in the USA.
Teddy Randazzo is playing during a six-day run at The Mardi Gras Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six are playing at The Cafe Continental, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sam Butera And The Witnesses are playing at The Tradewinds, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Patti Leeds.
Henri Salvador is playing during a cabaret season at The Savoy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy plays the fourth night of a week at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Les Paul And Mary Ford release a new single, Jura, on Phillips Records in the UK.
Tony Bennett plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. The show is recorded and subsequently released as a live LP.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Gibson and Frank Sinatra, with the Count Basie Orchestra, records Fly Me To The Moon at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The track is arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones.
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 Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The Steve Miller Blues Band plays the first of two nights at the California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Sparrow, who will go on to find fame as Steppenwolf.
Judy Garland celebrates her 45th birthday by having dinner with Tom Green in the Pump Room of the Ambassador East Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company and Canned Heat play the second of four nights in the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The Vibrations are playing during eight nights at The Twenty Grand Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Led Zeppelin play at Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
When ZZ Top play at the State Fairgrounds, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, they break the previous highest attendance record which had been set by Elvis Presley.
Black Sabbath’s British tour ends at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK, with Black Oak Arkansas as support.
The Osmonds are playing during five nights at The Capitol Theatre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Thin Lizzy play at King's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
The Cramps play at The Edge, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 900th edition of UK tv show Top Of The Pops features a new signature tune, Yellow Pearl, by written by Midge Ure (formerly of Ultravox) and Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy). The tune will be used until 1986.
On his The Good Son tour, Nick Cave plays at CA Zelt, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Sandstone Amphitheater, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Peter Gabriel marries his long-term girlfriend Meabh Flynn on a beach in the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Europe. Guests include Sting and former Genesis colleague Phil Collins.
Lisa Marie Presley gets the New Female Rock Vocalist Award at The American Society Of Young Musicians' 13th Annual Awards event in the House Of Blues, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It is reported that Britney Spears bodyguard, 29-year-old former police officer Fernando Flores, has resigned after accusing the singer of sexually harassing him. Flores is also reportedly considering a sexual harassment lawsuit against Spears.
Ken Brown, guitarist with The Quarrymen, dies aged 70 of emphysema, at his home in Essex, UK. The Quarrymen's membership also included Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, later to form The Beatles.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The UCF Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum compete in a Ping Pong And Songs event during CMA Fest to benefit the LadyAID Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon perform Tight Pants, live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York City, USA.
Dolly Parton releases her 42nd LP, Blue Smoke, on Dolly Records in the UK and mainland Europe.
Kylie Minogue releases a new single Crystallize, worldwide except Australia.
Meshuggah play at The Ogden Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Michele Stodart plays at Bleech, Brighton, England, UK.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Bonnaroo Music Festival, Great Stage Park Manchester, Tennessee, USA.
Billie Eilish plays at The Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.