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The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
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 comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
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 revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Danny Kaye is headlining at The Palace Theater, New York City, USA, during a lengthy run of shows.
The Russ Morgan Orchestra is playing during six weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Blackburn Twins.
The Betty McGuire group is playing during six weeks at The Prince George, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Frankie Laine is playing at The Chase Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Bandleader Ray Anthony appears on the cover of Downbeat magazine in the USA.
Lyricist, popular song composer and publisher Will E. Dulmage dies aged 69 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
Stan Kenton records the tracks A Trumpet and An Orchestra for his album This Modern World at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, opens at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 190 performances.
Al Rubin is born in New York City, USA. He will work as a session musician, playing trumpet, flügelhorn and piccolo trumpet, with artists including Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Blood, Sweat And Tears.
Neil Henderson, who will play guitar with The Bay City Rollers and Middle Of The Road, is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Vocalist Chris Connor records her first sides with The Stan Kenton band, including And The Bull Walked Around, Ole, in Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Sons Of The Pioneers perform Nellie Bly, Sentimental Journey, Stay As Sweet As You Are and other tracks on their Lucky U Ranch radio show in the USA.
Spike Jones records Oh Happy Day, Lulu Had A Baby and Three Little Fishes at (probably) RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore Street, Hollywood, California, USA.
It is reported in the press in the USA that the movie musical Paint Your Wagon (adapted from the popular stage musical) will probably be the first feature-length film made using the newly developed Cinerama process.
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.