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Musical comedy The Only Girl, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The Belasco Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The All Black musical show Chocolate Kiddies, featuring the dancers Rufus Greenlee and Thadeus Drayton, with music written by Duke Ellington and performed by The Band, aka The Chocolate Kiddies Orchestra, is performed at The Cirkus Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, during a run of 21 performances.
Ambrose And his Orchestra record Makin' Whoopee, Hittin' The Ceiling, Singing In The Rain and Love Me Or Leave Me, in Chelsea, London, UK, for Decca Records.
Cab Calloway And His Cotton Club Revue, Avis Andrews, The Three Chocolateers, The Six Cotton Club Boys and The Cab Jivers play at The Palace Theatre, Akron, Ohio, USA.
Don Drummond leaves school in Kingston, Jamaica, in the Caribbean, to join The Colony Club Orchestra, but will find greater acclaim as a founder member and trombone player of The Skatalites.
Ali-Ollie Woodson is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. In a long and varied career he will sing with The Temptations and The Drifters.
The musical comedy movie Skirts Ahoy!, starring Esther Williams, Joan Evans and Vivian Blaine, opens at cinemas in Australia, Oceania.
Brian Robertson, guitarist for Thin Lizzy and Motorhead, is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the first of three nights at the North Carolina State Fair, Castonia, North Carolina, USA.
The Stan Getz Quartet records Nice Work If You Can Get It, Who Would Care and other tracks at Nola Studios, New York City, USA.
Popular vocalist Mylene Farmer is born in Quebec, Canada.
Quincy Jones records Se E Tarde Me Pardoa at A + R Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record September 12th Blues, To Know You Is To Love You and E.S.P. in RCA Studio, New York City, USA.
Herman's Hermits, Lesley Gore, Mark Wynter and Billie Davis appear on UK tv show Lucky Stars Summer Spin.
The Beatles hold a press conference prior to their show at the Boston Gardens, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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A Silver Disc is awarded to the EP Five By Five by The Rolling Stones in the UK.
Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK, supported by The Soul Agents.
Jazz saxophonist Don Byas is recorded live for BBC tv at the BBC Television Theatre, London, England, UK.
Barbra Streisand is given an Emmy Award for the tv music special My Name Is Barbra.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones begins work on the film Performance in London, England, UK, Europe.
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Josie And The Pussycats, an animated childrens' tv series based on the advenutres of an all-girl pop-rock band, begins on CBS-tv in the USA.
Eumir Deodato records Also Sprach Zarathustra at Van Gelder Studios,, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz begins a British tour at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The new No1 album in the Billboard US albums chart is Escape by Journey.
The Kendalls play at The Lone Star Cafe, New York City, USA.
Madonna attends Dallas Boesendahl's party at The Limelight club in New York City, USA, for the launch of the Orion Pictures release Amadeus.
Music trade bible Billboard celebrates its 90th year with a party at Studio 54, New York City, USA.
On her Fun tour, Cyndi Lauper plays at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA.
On their The Warning tour, Queensryche play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Gun Club, Barrence Whitfield And The Savages and Chain Link Fence play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Cure's UK tour arrives at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Bomb Party play at The Riverside, Fetcham, England, UK, Europe.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour begins with the first of three nights at the Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000.
The Grateful Dead play the last of three nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Osaka Castle Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
In The News Of The World, Michael Jackson's former cook Philip LeMarque claims to have seen Jacko groping child star Macauley Culkin.
The Dandy Warhols release a new album, Odditorium or Warlords Of Mars, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
MDC (Millions Of Dead Cops) play at Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, Europe.
The North American leg of U2's 360 tour begins with the first of two nights at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Snow Patrol.
Shonen Knife play at The Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Kathryn Williams plays at The Musician, Leicester, UK.
Metronomy play at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Calvin Harris releases a video for his current single Blame, a collaboration with John Newman.
GBH play at The Observatory, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Singer-songwriter Ally Kerr plays at The Spice Of life, London, UK.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at The Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Oritse Williams, formerly a member of boy band JLS, is charged with raping a fan at a hotel in Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe in December 2016.
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