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Musical show The Toy Maker is presented at The Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies record The Rose Of Washington Square and Who Cares?, for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Popular singer Fran Warren opens at Bill Miller's Riviera Club, New York City, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during a three-week stay at Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Memphis-based gospel music group The Blackwood Brothers fly to New York City, USA, where they are due to perform their latest recording, Have You Talked to the Man Upstairs, on the nationally televised Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts program.
Little Things Mean A Lot by Kitty Kallen on Decca Records spends its second week at No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the Top 50 Best-Selling Singles in the USA.
Songwriter and Broadway show producer Ray E. Goetz dies in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA.
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters release a new single, Sugaree, on King Records in the USA.
Ray Charles releases a new single, What'd I Say, Parts 1 And 2, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Bo Diddley releases the album Go Go Bo Diddley, on Chess Records in the USA.
It is reported that Roger Miller recently spent several days in hospital following "another spill" from his motor scooter.
Popular violinist Florian ZaBach plays at Connie Costa's Club, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays the first of two nights in Houston, Texas, USA.
Brenda Lee dislocates her neck on stage at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA, and is admitted to a nearby hospital for the next week.
The Zombies record She's Not There in No2 Studio, West Hampstead, London, UK, for Decca Records.
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Having run for a total of 232 performances on Broadway, Bajour, a musical comedy featuring Chita Rivera, Nancy Dussault and Herschel Bernardi, closes at The Lunt-Fontaine Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Petula Clarke plays in La Reole, France, Europe.
The Supremes reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Back In My Arms Again, for one week.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, entering at No66.
The Incredible String Band plays at MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
My Name Is Jack by Manfred Mann enters the UK Pop Singles Chart, where it will peak at No8 during an eleven-week run. The song is set in 'The Greta Garbo Home For Wayward Boys And Girls', which was a real place, located in The Kirkland Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Killing Floor play at the Alex Disco, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Squeeze play at Hurrah, New York City, USA.
Robin Miriam Carlsson is born in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. She will find international success as the singer-songwriter Robyn.
Santana play in the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe. Guest musicians Al Anderson (electric guitar) and Tyrone Downie (keyboards), who play on this gig, were both members of Bob Marley And The Wailers, who played at Westfalenhalle one day later.
On their Malice In Wonderland tour, Nazareth play at Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
Warren Zevon plays at Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas, USA.
Hambi And The Dance play at The General Wolfe's, Coventry, UK.
The Jerry Garcia Band plays at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jamie Cullum plays at Kitsch Lounge Riot in The Cafe De Paris, London, UK.
On their Whack Attack tour ZZ Top play at San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, California, USA.
Jason Mraz is in Ghana, West Africa, on a five-day visit to learn about slavery and work with Free The Slaves, an organisation dedicated to ending slavery in all parts of the world.
The House That Built Me by Miranda Lambert reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA for the first of four weeks.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays the first of two nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK.
Stone Sour play at Estragon, Bologna, Italy, Europe.
Several buildings at Willie Nelson's Luck Ranch, near Austin, Texas, USA, are destroyed by tornado-force winds.
Rob Zombie plays at Le Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry marries Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia at the First Presbyterian Church in Greeneville, Tennessee, USA.
Billy Idol plays at Z7 Konzertfabrik, Pratteln, Switzerland, Europe.
Tak Matsumoto plays at Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play the second of two nights at Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Ed Sheeran plays at Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico, North America.