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, the prolific composer and arranger of much of the music heard in the classic Warner Bros. Studios' cartoons during the middle of the 20th century, is born in Lexington, Missouri, USA.
Musical comedy The Little Duchess
, with music and lyrics by Harry B. Smith
and Reginald De Koven, is playing at The Casino Theatre
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances. The show is advertised as "The greatest musical success ever offered in New York." It is also claimed to have "The handsomest chorus in existence".
is born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. He will find success as a songwriter, specializing in Christmas songs - despite being Jewish. His hits will include Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree and Run Rudolph Run.
Klaw And Erlanger
's 'mirthful musical comedy masterpiece' The Little Cafe
opens at The New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 144 performances.
The Timex All-Star Jazz Show
, hosted by Hoagy Carmichael
, and featuring Gene Krupa
, Lionel Hampton
, Anita O'Day
, Louis Armstrong
, Les Brown, Chico Hamilton, Bob Crosby
's Bobcats, and Jane Morgan
, is broadcast by CBS-tv in the USA.
The Noel Coward
-composed musical Sail Away
is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
A production of My Fair Lady is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, starring Ronald D rake and Caroline Dixon.
The Beach Boys
perform I Get Around on the tv series Age Tendre Et Tete De Bois, in Paris, France, Europe.
The 5th Dimension
play at West Point Academy, West Point, New York State, USA.
The Jeff Beck
Group, with Rod Stewart
on vocals, plays at the Independence Auditorium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
plays at The Hec Edmondson Pavilion, University Of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
plays the first of two nights at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Beastie Boy Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horowitz is acquitted in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, of causing actual bodily harm to a fan during a riot following their recent concert in that city.
At the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards, held in Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, Miranda Lambert
wins in three categories - Female Vocalist of the Year; Album for Revolution; and Music Video for The House That Built Me.
Son Little releases his debut EP, Things I Forgot, on Anti- Records.
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.
On their Dumb And Confused tour, Rat Boy play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
The Sun Ra Arkestra plays at NuBlu Classic, New York City, USA.