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The comic opera Madeleine or The Magic Kiss is playing at The Tivoli, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
Edward Williams is born in Texas, USA. As Eddie Williams he will become bassist in Los Angeles-based proto-R'n'B combo Johnny Moore and the Three Blazers.
Charles Arthur Feathers is born in Myrtle, Mississippi, USA. He will find success in the 1950s as rockabilly guitarist Charlie Feathers.
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Judy Garland, with Bob Crosby And His Orchestra, records Stompin' At The Savoy and Swing Mister Charlie in New York City, USA, for Decca Records.
Lincoln Wayne Moman is born in (born, June 12, 1937 La Grange, Georgia, USA. he will find success as record producer, guitarist, and songwriter Chips Moman. He is known for producing Elvis Presley, Bobby Womack, Carla Thomas, and Merrilee Rush, and for guiding the career of the Box Tops in Memphis, Tennessee during the 1960s. He will also found the influential American Sound Studio in Memphis.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Bob Wills is at No1 on the Billboard country chart in the USA with Sugar Moon.
Joe Turner records Honey Hush in New York City, USA, with Fats Domino on piano.
Elvis Presley and his girlfriend June Juanico fly from Memphis, Tennessee, to Houston, Texas, to purchase a Cadillac Eldorado, at a cost of $10,000.
Actress and singer Rebecca Holden is born in Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Love-Jiles Ragtime Orchestra records The Entertainer Rag, Jollity Rag and other tracks in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, for Riverside Records.
Neil Andrew Howe Fox is born. He will find success as UK tv presenter Dr Fox [Pepsi Chart Show] and as a deejay on Capital FM. He is also known as Foxy and Neil Fox.
Tommy Zang is playing at The Village Barn, New York City, USA.
Duane Eddy plays the last night of a week at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Joey Dee And The Starliters record All The World Is Twistin', for Roulette Records in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the first of six nights at Disneyland, Anaheim, Los Angelese, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Tell Me, in the USA on London Records.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the fifth of seven nights at the Carnival Club, Cocos Beach, Florida, USA.
The Incredible String Band plays at MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Pink Floyd play at The May Ball, Kings College, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, Scott Walker, Cliff Richard, Status Quo, The Association, Love Affair, Don Partridge, Amen Corner, The Herd, The Move, The Tremeloes, and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at the NME Poll Winner's Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
Psychedelic soul pioneers Rotary Connection are playing during four nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Janis Joplin debuts her new backing group, The Full-Tilt Boogie Band, with a concert in front of 4,000 fans at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky.
Country and western star Johnny Bond dies of a heart attack, aged 63, in Burbank, California, USA.
Iron Maiden play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Packet Of Three tour, Squeeze play at The Stone Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie plays the first of two nights at Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
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Dr. Hook (formerly Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show) play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of two nights at Eriksbergsvarvet, Gothenburg, Sweden, to an audience of 53,000.
Coldplay enter the UK albums chart at No1 with their third LP XAndY.
The Dears, supported by The Shout Out Louds, play at Paradise, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Dennis Locorriere plays at the Marina, Lowestoft, England, UK.
English electronic music producer Andy Hughes, best-known for his work with The Orb, dies at the Liver Intensive Care Unit at Kings College Hospital in London after a short illness.
Rage Against The Machine headline the second day of the Download Festival, Donington Park, Donington, UK. The three day long event also features Aerosmith, AC/DC, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Bullet For My Valentine, Billy Idol, Megadeth, Them Crooked Vultures and more.
Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale is awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in the UK.
The Arcade Fire play the second of two nights at Danforth Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, plus special guest Muntu Valdo, play at The Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes, England, UK, Europe.
Ed Sheeran releases his debut single, The A Team, with a video which cost £20 to make. It will debut at No.3 in the UK singles chart and make the Top 10 in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway and The Netherlands.
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Clarence Clemons, saxophonist of Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, suffers a stroke at his home in Singer Island, Florida, USA, and is immediately hospitalised. He undergoes brain surgery soon after.
Ed Sheeran releases his debut album, +, in the USA.
Kate Nash plays at The Guildhall, Gloucester, UK.
Former Grateful Dead guitarist and singer Bob Weir, who was hospitalised after collapsing during a gig with his band Furthur, returns to the stage, taping a new episode of his weekly web series, Weir Here, in front of a live audience at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California, USA. (2013).
Ailing social media site MySpace is re-launched with backing of $35m from a partnership of investors led by Justin Timberlake.
Daughtry and The Goo Goo Dolls play at The Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Paolo Nutini plays at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters breaks his leg when he mis-judges a jump onto a ramp during a gig at Ullevit Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe. He is rushed to hospital but returns one hour later with his leg in a cast to complete the show.
Touring in support of their album, I Am Easy To Find, The National play at Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.