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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.
A Singing In The Rain sequence is filmed in colour for the MGM movie Hollywood Revue Of 1929 in Hollywood, Clifornia, USA. This is the first filmed performance of the song, Singin' in the Rain.
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.
Ray Charles is playing during an engagement at The Zebra Lounge, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Elizabethan, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Zenith Six Jazz Band plays at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the last of three nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays a charity concert at The Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Shirley Bassey, Nelson Riddle and The Hi-Lo's play at The Gaumont, Hammersmith, London, UK.
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.
Duke Ellington 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.
The Small Faces sign a three-year management contract with Don Arden at his Carnaby Street, London, UK, offices. They also play at Wykeham Hall, Romford, Essex, UK.
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Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
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.
San Francisco [Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair] by Scott McKenzie enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No4 during a ten-week run on the chart.
Moby Grape 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.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Trini Lopez is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
The 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.
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.
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.
The Police release their fifth and final LP, Synchronicity, on A+M Records in the UK.
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On their End Of The Road tour Status Quo play the second of two nights at City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
O.M.D. (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) play at The Spectrum Arena, Warrington, England, UK, Europe.
Rent Party play at Queen's College, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Clint Black 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.
Barry Beckett, the record producer and keyboardist who worked with Bob Dylan on the albums Slow Train Coming and Saved, dies at home in Hendersonville, Tennessee, aged 66.
Shakira, Alicia Keys, John Legend and Black Eyed Peas perform at the Kick-Off Celebration Concert to mark the start of the FIFA World Cup in Orlando Stadium, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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.
Blitzen Trapper play at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green play at USANA Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Annise D. Parker, Mayor of Houston, Texas, USA, declares this to be Drake Day in honour of locally-based rapper Drake.
Beoga release their fifth LP, Before We Change Our Mind,
While promoting her new album, Witness, Katy Perry acknowledges, in an interview with activist DeRay McKesson on his podcast Pod Save the People, that she has in the past been guilty of acts of cultural mis-appropriation.
Al Jardine of The Beach Boys plays during four nights at The Egyptian Theatre, Park City, Utah, USA.
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