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The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
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 popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
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.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
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.
Arthur Prysock, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
Eddie Heywood is playing during a week of shows at The Rossonian Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Wynonie Harris plays during a week of shows at Lawson's Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Savannah Churchill is playing during a week of live shows in York, Pennsylvania, USA.
Earl Bostic is playing at Pep's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Harry Roy And His Orchestra play during a week of shows at The Empire Theatre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.
Erskine Hawkins and The Orioles are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter, The Four Blazes, Thelma Carpenter and Larry Darnell are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Freddie Randall (aka Freddy Randall) And His Band play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Paulette Tenae Carlson is born in Moose Lake, Minnesota, USA. She will find success as Paulette Carlson, singer and songwriter with the 80s country band Highway 101, before pursuing a solo career.
Gregory James is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, composer and recording artist.
Aspiring young New York City-based pianist Neil Sedaka is approached by his neighbour Howard Greenfield about the possibility that the pair might collaborate on writing a song. Working from the Brill Building, the Sedaka-Greenfield combination will become one of the most successful hit-writing duos in the history of pop music.
Tallulah Bankhead makes her hosting debut on tonight's edition of the tv show Four Star Revue. Her guests include actress Ethel Barrymore, comedian Groucho Marx and musical director Meredith Willson.
Brian Robert Jackson is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will find success as jazz keyboardist and flute player Brian Jackson, best-known for his collaborations with Gil Scott-Heron in the 1970s.
The Treniers are playing at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Barbara Carroll And Her Exciting Trio.
It is reported that Ray Charles has cut Roll With My Baby and The Midnight Hour as his first material for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Claude Morrison is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will find success as a founding member of popular a capella band The Nylons in 1979.