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The comic opera Merrie England
is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 120 performances.
The musical comedy The Wild Rose
is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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 first electrical recordings of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir are made by the Victor Company of Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Beatrice 'Beatty' Stone marries Abram Zimmerman at her mother's home in Hibbing
, Minnesota, USA. Their firstborn son, Robert Allen Zimmerman, will find worldwide fame as Bob Dylan
The song Aquarela do Brasil
is performed for the first time, by Aracy Cortes, at the premiere of the musical play Entra na Faixa, by Barroso and Luis Iglesias, in Brazil, South America. It will go on to become one of the most famous latin-American songs of all-time and will find huge success around the world, usually with its title reduced just one word - Brazil. It will become the first Brazilian song to be played over a million times on American radio.
Bonnie Ruth Blunt is born in Los Angeles, California, USA. She will find some success as a singer with garage rock band The Crusaders
The Gerry Mulligan
Trio records Get Happy, 'S Wonderful and Godchild during a session at Phil Turetsky's House, Los Angeles, California, USA. The tracks will be released by Pacific Jazz Records.
is playing during an engagement at The Zebra Lounge, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The Elizabethan, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jerry Lee Lewis
plays the last of three nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Moms Mabley And Her Revue plus Joey Dee And The Starliters play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra play the fourth of five nights at Tin Pan Alley, Redwood City, California, USA.
Actor Peter Lawford hosts a party for Judy Garland
on the occasion of her 43rd birthday.
Joseph Alberto Santiago is born in Manila, Philippines, Asia. He will find fame as Joey Santiago
, guitarist for The Pixies
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
play the last of three nights in The Scene Club East, New York City, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Brother Jack McDuff Quintet records Down Home Style, Groovin' and other tracks for Blue Note
Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen
play at The Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, for an audience of 62,000.
The film The Jazz Singer
, starring Neil Diamond
as a young Jewish cantor with a secret life as a jazz singer, goes on general release to cinemas in France. The film is a re-make of an Al Jolson
movie, originally released in 1927.
play at Queen's College, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
reaches No1 on the Billboard
country singles chart in the USA with his debut single, A Better Man.
The Charlatans UK play at The Ritz, Manchester, England, UK.
Beck, Doves, Plantlife and Kubb perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys
play at The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Manchester, Tennessee, USA.
release their fifth LP, Before We Change Our Mind,
of The Beach Boys
plays during four nights at The Egyptian Theatre, Park City, Utah, USA.