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The 'big musical gaeity hit' Peck And His Mother-In-Law is presented at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA. The show includes 'two car-loads of effects, gorgeous costumes, and a dazzling bouquet of beauties.'
Described as "the greatest of all musical comedy successes", The Parisian Model, starring Anna Held, is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The production is advertised as featuring "the Handsomest Chorus In The World".
When Dreams Come True, billed as 'The Dainty Musical Comedy Of Youth' is presented at The Texas Grand Theatre, El Paso, Texas, USA.
Folk and pop singer Glenn Yarborough is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Despite a long and acclaimed career, his voice has, perhaps, been most often heard singing the jingle 'Things go better with Coke".
The musical revue Calling All Stars closes at The Hollywood Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 36 performances.
Maggie Bell of Stone The Crows is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Matt Molloy is born in Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon, Ireland. he will find success as the flute and tin whistle player of The Chieftains.
The Three Riffs with The Oscar Pettiford Trio record Pluto and I'll Be There for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. At the same session, The Four Riffs record Tormented and You've Got To Reap What You Sow, but neither of these two tracks are released.
Max Miller, The Harmaniacs, blind singer Alfred Thripp and Jay And His Merry Lads, plays the third night of a week at The Metropolitan Theatre, Edgeware Road, London, UK.
After two years' absence from the concert platform, Frank Sinatra returns to the stage for two shows in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Variety subsequently reveals that the take was his biggest ever - $18,267 for two days.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, with Tiny Grimes and his Rockin' Highlanders records Screamin' The Blues and My Dream in New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records. The tracks will remain unreleased.
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.
The Three Flames are playing during a five year engagement at The Bon Soir, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley of the Thirty-second Tank Battalion, US Third Armored Division, is on holiday in Paris, France, Europe, where he takes part in karate classes.
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Eddie Cochran spends the first of two days rehearsing in London for UK tv show Boy Meets Girls.
Patsy Seddon of all-female Celtic folk band The Poozies is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The song Hey Joe Is registered for copyright by songwriter Billy Roberts. It will become one of the most recorded songs of the era, covered by The Byrds, Love, The Leaves, The Surfaris, Shadows Of Night, Cher, Tim Rose and, most memorably, Jimi Hendrix.
The movie Young at Heart, starring Doris Day and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in West Germany.
Bob Dylan, Ric Von Schmidt and Richard Farina perform with Martin Carthy at The Troubadour, London, UK.
The Boys by The Shadows reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Bob Dylan, Ric Von Schmidt and Richard Farina perform with Martin Carthy at The Troubadour, London.
Petula Clark flies into the UK to record an appearance on the tv show Big Night Out.
Chuck Berry, The Moody Blues, The Graham Bond Organisation and Long John Baldry play at The Gaumont, Hanley, UK.
Nina Simone records her cover version of the Screamin' Jay Hawkins song I Put A Spell On You in New York City, USA, for Philips Records.
Ronnie Dove is playing at The Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the first of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
David Crosby is recording tracks for his solo debut album, If I Could Only Remember My Name, at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, California.
Californian girl-group The Go-Go's play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ultravox play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bruce Cockburn records Turn, Turn, Turn, at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, for the tribute album Where Have All The Flowers Gone - The Songs Of Pete Seeger.
Animal Collective release their eighth album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, on Domino Records in the UK.
Adam Yauch of The Beastie Boys attends The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards gala at Cipriani, New York City, USA.
Social Distortion play at The House of Blues, Anaheim, California, USA.
Helloween play at Transbordeur, Villeurbanne, France, Europe.
Maria Taylor plays at Walhalla Studio Theater, Wiesbaden, Germany, Europe.
The Wu-Tang Clan play at The House of Blues, Houston, Texas, USA.
In a series of Twitter.com posts, Sinead O'Connor states that she has taken an overdose of pills and has been pleading for psychiatric help to overcome her depression.
The Band Perry play at Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
1000mods play at The Polutechniki Scholi Xanthis, Xanthi, Greece, Europe.
Beautiful - a musical based on the songs of Carole King, opens at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Neil Young plays at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, during his four-city series of Honor The Treaties concerts, aimed at raising money for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) Legal Defense Fund. Support act on these shows is Diana Krall.
Red Jasper release a new LP, The Great And Secret Show, on Angel Air Records in the UK.
Annie Keating releases her sixth LP, Make Believing, in the UK.
Hozier plays at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Wyvern Lingo.
Iggy Pop, with producer Josh Homme of Queens Of The Stone Age, begins work on his seventeenth album, Post Pop Depression, at Rancho de la Luna, Joshua Tree, California, USA.
Katy Perry, Haim, Marilyn Manson, Mary J. Blige, Johnny Depp, Nicole Richie and Rashida Jones, attend the Stella McCartney 2016 Fall Presentation party in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Miley Cyrus posts an Instagram message to her actor boyfriend Liam Hemsworth saying, "Happiest birthday to my very best friend on the entire planet! I love u!" The message is accompanied with a love heart emoji.
The Cribs play at The Engine Rooms, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.