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The musical farce The Belle Of Bohemia closes at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 55 performances.
The Girl With The Auburn Hair (Irene Franklin), The Fraser Troupe, Fred Niblo, Joseph Adelman, The Onllaw Trio and Burton's Acrobatic Comedy Dogs (including the highest-leaping greyhouds on earth), are playing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
The musical revue Boys And Girls Together, with music by Sammy Fain, is playing at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 191 performances.
Learning that jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams is in dire financial straits (because of her affair with and financial dependence on trumpeter Harold Baker), her former manager Joe Glaser writes to her and offers her gigs in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Nolan Strong And The Diablos play the sixth night of three weeks at The Madison Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Fats Domino's debut album, entitled Fats Domino - Rock And Rollin', enters the Billboard US Albums Chart, where it will peak at No18 during a run of six weeks. The album was originally issued under the title Carry On Rockin' in 1955, but only made the charts when re-issued under its new title.
The George Chisholm-Keith Christie Quartet records Ja-Da for Decca Records in London, UK.
The George Chisholm-Keith Christie Quartet records Ja-Da for Decca Records in London.
Reports in the UK press claim that rocker Marty Wilde has fallen out with his and Billy Fury's manager Larry Parnes, because Wilde is jealous of the attention Fury is receiving from record labels.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
A production of My Fair Lady is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, starring Ronald D rake and Caroline Dixon.
Pee Wee King and Redd Stewart are playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Sapphires Package Group with Steve Weston, Mike Shane and Paul Rivers play at The Civic Hall, Exter, UK.
Big Girls Don't Cry by The Four Seasons reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Love Came To Me by Dion entering at No72, is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Booker T And The MG's release the single Can't Be Still on Stax Records in the USA.
The Drifters record their version of the Antonio Carlos Jobim song Desafinado, plus The Good Life, On the Street Where You Live and other tracks for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
The Grateful Dead play the first of two consecutive nights at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Buffalo Springfield and Blue Cheer.
The Youngbloods play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Mad River.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Tickets go on sale for the upcoming Led Zeppelin tour of the UK, with prices pegged at £1.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
Bruce Springsteen records Give The Girl A Kiss at The Record Plant, New York City, USA.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the ninth of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Marley, suffering from terminal cancer, is undergoing treatment at the Issels Clinic in the Bavarian Alps, Germany, Europe.
The Fall play at The Main Hall, Barking Project, Northeast London Polytechnic, Longbridge Road, Dagenham, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz bandleader Harlan Leonard dies aged 78 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was best-known as leader of his band The Rockets.
B.B. King plays at The Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Ozzy Osbourne begins his Bark At The Moon tour at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Chaka Khan reaches No1 on the UK singles chart with I Feel For You.
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The albums Loverboy and Keep It Up, both by Loverboy, are certified as platinum discs by the R.I.A.A in the USA.
Incubus play at Hallenbeck Hall, St Cloud, Minnesota, USA.
U2's film Rattle And Hum is released in the new Blu-ray format, along with non-rock films including The Italian Job and Aeon Flux.
It is widely reported that Pink is twelve weeks pregnant.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Charley Pride plays at The Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK.
Lily Allen releases a new single Somewhere Only We Know in the UK.
Aloe Blacc releases Together as a download exclusively for the (Coca-Cola) RED anti-AIDS campaign.
The Cure play at Lanxess Arena, Koln, Germany, Europe.
Handsome Jack play at The Casbah, San Diego, California, USA.