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The musical comedy The Wild Rose
is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Musical comedy The Show Girl
is playing at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
The Washington Times reports that Chevy Chase Lake resort has banned "freak dancing" in its pavilion. In this context, "freak dancing" includes the Bunny Wiggle, Grizzly Hug and other so-called "animal dances", often associated with ragtime and jazz music. It is recommended that dancers "should confine themselves to the old straight-away waits and the two step" but "even in these, no fancy steps will be permitted."
The Gumm Sisters
spend the second of three days filming in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for a movie short called The Big Revue
. One of the sisters, Frances Ethel Gumm will go on to much greater fame as Judy Garland
Charles Arthur Feathers is born in Myrtle, Mississippi, USA. He will find success in the 1950s as rockabilly guitarist Charlie Feathers
And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record One, Two, Three, Kick and Yours (Quiereme Mucho) for Victor Records
in New York City, USA.
And His Band are playing at The Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, 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.
The musical Hazel Flagg
, with music by Jule Styne
and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
and his girlfriend June Juanico fly from Memphis, Tennessee, to Houston, Texas, to purchase a Cadillac Eldorado, at a cost of $10,000.
release a new single, A Breath Taking
, in the USA. The full title of the song was originally A
Breath Taking, First Sight Soul Shaking, One Night Love Making, Next Day Heartbreaking Guy, but it was, thankfully, shortened on
later editions of the single.
, with Thomas E. Oliver's orchestra, records Oo-Wee Baby (written by Barry Mann and CYnthia Weil) for Columbia Records
in the USA.
play in The Town Hall, Dudley, UK.
With a new wave of folk-rock
influencing the charts, The Byrds
perform the Bob Dylan
song All I Really Want To Do on tv pop music series Shivaree
, recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, for KABC-tv. Mel Carter and Chris Crosby appear in the same edition.
Carol Channing is starring in the musical Hello Dolly, at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Actress and singer Lainie Kazan
is playing during six nights at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Knokke Song Contest begins in Knokke, Belgium, Europe, with Wayne Fontana
And The Mindbenders and Dave Berry representing the UK.
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.
The four founding members of The Eagles
play together for the first time, as the support band for Linda Ronstadt
, on the Tomorrowland stage at Disneyland, Los Angeles, California.
Ten Years After
play the first of two nights at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Human League
play their first gig, at Bar 2 in Psalter Lane Art College, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
The Osmonds visit Singapore Zoo and Botanical Gardens. They also participate in an autograph party at Lucky Plaza and perform a concert in The National Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
On their Right In The Nuts tour, Aerosmith
play the second of two nights at Stage West, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller
, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
enter the UK albums chart at No1 with their third LP XAndY
Sting plays at the City Stadium, Nesebar, Bulgaria.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers
play the second of two nights at The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Grammy-winning artist Usher files for divorce
from his wife of nearly two years, Tameka Foster, at the Superior Court in Atlanta, Georgia. The Legal papers do not cite an official reason for the split, but it is understood that the couiple have been living apart for some while.
Rage Against The Machine
headline the second day of the Download Festival
, Donington Park, Donington, UK. The three day long event also features Aerosmith
, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Bullet For My Valentine, Billy Idol
Crooked Vultures and more.
A mass shooting takes place inside Pulse
, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, USA. The shooting results in fifty deaths, including the gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen
, who is killed by police after a three-hour standoff. A further 53 people are injured.