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George W. Leslie And Company, Ernest Hogan, Libby, Trayer And Gilbert, The Five Sunbeams, The LaVallee Trio, Mlle. Lotty and others appear in a Vaudeville show at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The "scintillating musical comedy" Sally In Our Alley is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 100 performances.
The "wordless play" with music, Sumurun, starring Gertrude Hoffman is presented at B.F. Keith's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is prresented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 158 performances.
Al Donahue And His Orchestra play at Loew's State Theater, New York City, USA.
The Three Suns plays in The Hotel Piccadilly, New York City, USA.
Barry White, the one true Walrus of Love, is born in Galveston, Texas, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe Orchestra plays during a month-long engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy movie Skirts Ahoy!, starring Esther Williams, Joan Evans and Vivian Blaine, opens at cinemas in Australia, Oceania.
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.
An Alan Freed-promoted US package tour called The Biggest Rhythm'n'Blues Show, plays the first of five nights at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Acts on the bill include The Drifters, Roy Hamilton, LaVern Baker, King Pleasure, The Spaniels and more.
Brian Robertson, best known as guitarist with Thin Lizzy and Motorhead, is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Don Gibson records a new version of his composition Sweet Dreams for RCA Records in the USA.
B.B. King plays the second of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, is the place to be tonight, because not only is Ray Charles playing live at The Civic Auditorium, but The Isley Brothers are on the seventh of nine nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, while Aretha Franklin, The Coasters and The Contours continue their two-week season at the recently opened Zanzibar Club.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Freddie And The Dreamers.
A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Animals, Jan And Dean, Chuck Berry and Del Shannon play the ninth of ten nights at The Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand is given an Emmy Award for the tv music special My Name Is Barbra.
Tom Lehrer plays at the Falkonercentret, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Trini Lopez is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays the first of two nights at The Showboat, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, UK.
Mike Bloomfield And Friends play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Litter and Aorta.
The Beatles single Birthday is released in Argentina on Apple Records.
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles reach No1 in the UK Top Twenty singles chart with Tears Of A Clown.
Eumir Deodato records Also Sprach Zarathustra at Van Gelder Studios,, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Jackson 5 release their seventh studio album G.I.T. (Get It Together) on Motown Records in the USA.
Rock drummer and bandleader Keef Hartley opens his own night club in Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK.
Konstantinos Karamitroudis is born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Europe. He will find success as heavy metal guitarist Gus G, working with Firewind, Ozzy Osbourne, Mystic Prophecy, Nightrage, Arch Enemy and Dream Evil.
The new No1 album in the Billboard US albums chart is Escape by Journey.
Queen play the second of two nights at Irvine Meadows, Irvine, California, USA.
The 3-D sci-fi short film Captain EO, starring Michael Jackson and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is premiered at the Epcot Centre, Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida.
Here In The Real World by Alan Jackson provides him with his first gold album when it is awarded gold status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Rockodromo Arena, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
Heart play at Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
The Offspring play at Bedrocks, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, breaks both legs when a huge wave throws him across his boat on the seas near his home on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Chris Mills plays at the New Brookland Tavern, West Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
The Fight play at Trillions, Newcastle, England, UK.
Gregg Kofi Brown releases a new album, Together As One, in the UK on Nicolosi Productions. The album features contributions from Sting, Gabrielle, Des-Ree and others.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. His former Pink Floyd colleague Nick Mason joins him as a guest for the show.
Jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman releases his first new album in more than ten years, Sound Grammar, in the USA.
The KerrangFest takes place at the Centenary Square Stage, Birmingham, UK. Acts appearing include The Twang, The Acadian Kicks, Francesqa, The Little Million, Templeton Pek, Kidnapper Bell, Fuzzbox, The Amateurs and This Love Affair.
Chew Heart play at The Whistler, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is a launch event for their newly-released mini-album Messy Snarls.
Shonen Knife play at The Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gemma Ray plays at The Borderline, London, UK, supported by Gulp.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Humanoids play at The Pageant, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Black Prairie, Craig Cardiff, J. Cole, Jill Zmud, NQ Arbuckle, The National, The Wiggles and Wake Owl play on the second day of The Ottawa Folk Festival, Hog's Back Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Singer-songwriter Ally Kerr plays at The Spice Of life, London, UK.