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Florodora, billed as "The Greatest Musical Hit Ever Recorded Here", is presented at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The newspaper adverts proclaim, "See the six pretty maidens".
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are appearing in The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Orville Gibson founds the Gibson Mandolin Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. After his death the company will increasingly make guitars, the pinnacle of which is generally considered to be the Gibson Les Paul.
R'n'B pianist and singer Ivory Joe Hunter, aka The Baron of Boogie, is born in Kirbyville, Texas, USA.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Harry 'Sweets' Edison, who will become a long-serving member of The Count Basie Orchestra, is born in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Hoagy Carmichael plays piano on his own composition, Manhattan Rag, when Frankie Trumbauer and his orchestra record it in New York City.
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.
Porgy And Bess, a musical by George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, premieres at The Alvin Theatre, New York City, USA.
The Ink Spots begin a week of shows at The Empire, Glasgow, Scotland.
Savannah Churchill is playing during a week of live shows in York, Pennsylvania, USA.
The highest new entry in the Billboard Pop Albums Chart in the USA is A Selection Of Favourite Waltzes Vols I And II by Mantovani. With A Song In My Heart by Jane Froman remains at No1.
Ray Berrier, guitarist of bluegrass recording band The Lost And Found is born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA.
Eric Martin, lead singer of Mr Big, is born in Long Island, New York, USA.
Frankie Avalon opens for a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Duke Ellington, his friend Frank Holzfeind (owner of Blue Note Records) and members of the Ellington Orchestra, attend a meeting of the Lake Meadows Arts And Jazz Society at The Meadows Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet is born in Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dakota Staton is playing during a six-night stint at Jorgie's, Gaslight Square, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Clovers record The Bootie Green, Salty Tears,Travel On and Drive It Home, in Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The Beatles play two sessions, lunchtime and evening, at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chris Montez performs Let's Dance on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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 Searchers enter the UK singles chart with Sweet Nothins, on Philips Records, which will peak at No48 during a two-week run.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Rag Doll by The Four Seasons.
Cliff Richard is in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording German-language versions of the songs Spanish Harlem and On the Beach.
The Oscar Peterson Trio appears on the BBC 2 tv jazz series Jazz 625, in the UK.
The Animals play in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
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Joe Brown appears on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
The Shangri-Las release the single Leader Of The Pack in the USA. Piano player on the session is said to be a fifteen-year-old Billy Joel.
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Country Joe And The Fish play the first of seven nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes are playing during two weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Josh White Jr plays at Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.
Led Zeppelin come to the end of two weeks of recording sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Doug Sahm And Band record (Is Anybody Going To) San Antone? and A Song About Myself in New York City, USA. Bob Dylan plays some guitar and harmonica on the session. The tracks will appear on the Atlantic Records album Doug Sahm And Band.
Weather Report play at The Shaboo, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
After The Fire play at The Brunel Rooms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Police enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.
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Metallica play the second of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
Bob Dylan has the last of three days of rehearsals at Montana Studios, in New York City, USA, for his upcoming 31-date tour of North America.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of three nights at the River Plate Stadium , Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Compilation album The OMD Singles by Liverpool band Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (aka OMD) enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No16 during a four-week run.
Former Midnight Oil lead singer Peter Garrett wins the seat of Kingsford Smith, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, for the Labor Party.
Wiltshire-based duo Morales Watts play in the Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights in The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at The Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Morrissey plays at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS attend the opening of Rock And Brews at LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California, USA. Rock And Brews is a restaurant franchise owned by Stanley and Simmons.
Devon Sproule plays in Pitzer College, Claremont, California, USA, with Matt The Electrician and Tim Easton.