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The Savoy Theatre, open in The Strand, London, UK.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Harry 'Sweets' Edison, who will become a long-serving member of The Count Basie Orchestra, is born in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Ma Rainey, known as The Mother Of The Blues, plays in Coldwater, Mississippi, USA, as part of the Arkansas Swift Foot Minstrel Show, also known as The Rabbit Foot Minstrels.
Bert Ambrose And His Orchestra with Jack Cooper on vocal, record Isn't This A Lovely Day?, in London, UK.
Ziggy Elman, trumpeter in groups led by Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey, marries his girlfriend Blanche.
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.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra open at The Aquarium Restaurant, New York City, USA, at a fee of $5,000 per week.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
The Drifters, George Shearing and The Lucky Millinder Orchestra play the second night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Entering at No29 You Alone [Solo Tu] by Perry Como is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the Best-Selling Singles in the USA.
China Tea by Russ Conway, reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Drifters, Ruth Brown, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Joe Tex and Donnie Elbert play the fourth night of a week at The Tivoli , Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Simon Townshend, younger brother of The Who's Pete Townshend, and a recording artist in his own right, is born in London, UK.
Porter Wagoner plays during a week of shows in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Shirley Bassey is staying at The Hotel Plaza.
Gerry and the Pacemakers enter the UK singles chart with You'll Never Walk Alone which will peak at No1 during a nineteen-week run. It will be their third consecutive UK No1, a feat they achieve before The Beatles.
The Who, billed as The High Numbers, play at the Olympia Ballroom, Reading, UK.
The Animals play in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
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Jackie Wilson comes to the end of "an extensive concert tour of one-nighters" in the USA.
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.
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.
The Hello People are playing at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Led Zeppelin come to the end of two weeks of recording sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Progressive bluegrass duo Dillard And Clark release the album The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard And Clark on A+M Records in the USA.
Lee Dorsey plays at The White Lion, Edgeware, London, UK.
The Jacques Loussier Trio plays at The Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, UK, Europe.
Bing Crosby plays his last-ever live concert, at the Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK. Two days later he will die of heart failure while playing golf in Spain.
After The Fire play at The Brunel Rooms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Mya Marie Harrison is born in Washington DC, USA. She will find success as singer Mya.
The Four Tops reach No1 on the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA with When She Was My Girl.
Makin' Time play at Birmingham University, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Communards play at The Shaw Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
999 play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by International Rescue.
Squeeze play at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin is born in Sutton Benger, Wiltshire UK.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
Soul singer and songwriter Solomon Burke dies aged 70, on a plane at Schipol Airport in The Netherlands, Europe, while en route to a gig. His best-remembered songs are Cry To Me and Everybody Needs Somebody To Love.
Tinie Tempah enters the UK albums chart at No1 with his debut album, Disc-Overy.
The Roots perform at President Barack Obama's Moving America Forward rally at the Robert Fulton Elementary School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy, Europe.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Tom Morello, aka The Nightwatchman, performs in the Smithsonian National Museum Of The American Indian in New York City, USA, at the 2012 Food Sovereignty Prize hosted by WhyHunger.
Justin Bieber plays at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Jim Jones Revue play at Sound Control, Manchester, UK.
Submotion Orchestra play at Sub 89, Reading, UK.
During the fifth leg of her Piece Of Me residency, Britney Spears plays at The Planet Hollywood Theater Of The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jerusalem Magistrates Court in Jerusalem, Israel, rules that two New Zealand activists, Justine Sachs and Nadia Abu-Shanab, of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions group, must pay damages totaling NIS 45,000 (£9,000)for their role in the cancellation of a scheduled concert by Lorde in Tel Aviv in June 2018.
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