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Musical comedy The Toreador
is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Patricia Sibley is born in Dulwich, London, UK. She will find success as popular vocalist and recording artist Anne Shelton
, known during the Second World War as The Forces Favourite.
George Buford is born in Hernando, Mississippi, USA. As Mojo Buford he will play harmonica
with Muddy Waters
' band, and enjoy his own solo recording career.
Yvonne Vaughn is born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA. After changing her name to Donna Fargo, she will become a successful country music singer/songwriter during the 1970s, scoring back-to-back million-sellers with The Happiest Girl In The Whole USA and Funny Face.
records Jesus And The Atheist and Open Thy Merciful Arms for RCA Records at Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
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.
suffers minor eye injuries and Lou Rawls
is also injured in a car crash near Marion, Arkansas, which kills their chauffeur, Edward Cunningham.
, starring Max Bygraves
, with music by Jule Styne
, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 performances.
The stage musical
is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Three Rivers Inn near Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Guitarist and songwriter Daniel Wentworth is born in Lansing, Michigan, USA.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Tickets go on sale for the upcoming Led Zeppelin
tour of the UK, with prices pegged at £1.
play at Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK.
plays the first of two nights at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
play in Hobo's, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, supported by Peter Holsapple.
plays at The Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
play at The Michigan State Theatre, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
play at the Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe, supported by Lita Ford.
Jazz vocalist Carmen McRae
dies, aged 74, at her home in Beverly Hills, California, USA. A month earlier she had been hospitalized after suffering a stroke and fell into a semi-coma four days before she died.
plays at The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
play at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
The 7th Annual UK Music Video Awards
are held at Queen Elizabeth Hall in the Southbank Centre, London, UK. Video Of The Year goes to American directing duo Daniels, who also win Best Dance Video - International for DJ Snake ft Lil Jon’s Turn Down For What. Videos for Paolo Nutini
, FKA Twigs
, Alt-J, Atoms For Peace, Disclosure, Paloma Faith
, Peace, Jon Hopkins and James also collect awards.
is buried in a small, quiet ceremony on Mount Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, alongside other members of his family.
play at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.