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Singer and pioneer sound recording artist George Washington Johnson
's common law wife Roskin Stuart dies after having been found beaten and unconscious in their shared New York apartment. Johnson is tried for first degree murder but acquitted.
A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Harry Bryant's Burlesquers are playing during a week at The Empire Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The sound of r'n'b sax great Earl Bostic
is first committed to tape, as a member of Lionel Hampton
's band, on a Victor label recording session.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
Chrysler announces the launch of Highway Hi-Fi
, a 45rpm record player designed for use in the full Chrysler Corporation range of vehicles - Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, DeSoto and Imperial. The specially-manufactured discs can hold up to an hour of music and "A choice of popular and classical recordings, as well as recorded readings, is available."
Cliff Richard And The Drifters
, The Four Jones Boys, Harry
Bailey (King Of Blarney), The Three Brittons (Trick Cyclists), Alan
Field (Comedy Impressionist), Jean & Peter Barbour (Stilt
Dancing Puppeteers) and The Harvey Sisters (Dance For Your
Delight), play at The Empire Theatre, Leeds, UK.
R'n'B group The Clovers
record Yes, It's You, Burning Fire, Have Gun and The Honeydripper, for United Artists
Records in the USA.
The highest new entry in the Lever Hit Parade singles chart in New Zealand, Oceania
, is You Don't Know What You've Got by Ral Donner, entering at No7. You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro
remains at No1 for the fourth consecutive week.
, singer-songwriter-guitarist of Husker Du
, is born in Malone, New York State, USA.
plays at The Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Squires, including Neil Young
on lead guitar, play the first of six nights at The Flamingo Club
, Fort William, Ontario, Canada.
Country Joe And The
Fish play the third of seven nights at The Jaberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The 5th Dimension
are playing during three weeks at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Chad Mitchell Trio play at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA, supported by The New Colony Six.
play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go
, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blues Image.
plays at The Crystal Palace Hotel, Crystal Palace, London, UK.
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band begins two weeks at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, UK.
play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. After the show, Ozzy Osbourne
asks roadie David Tangye to become his driver and personal assistant.
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gruppo Sportivo come to the end of a British tour with a show at The
At a Blood Sweat And Tears concert in Los Angeles, California, USA, seven fans are stabbed.
Ready For The World reach No1 in the Billboard
Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Oh Sheila.
Country singer and songwriter John Denver
dies when the experiemental lightweight aircraft he is piloting crashes into the sea
at Monterey Bay, California, USA.
makes a guest
appearance on US tv sitcom Dharma & Greg.
Former Spice Girls
member Victoria Beckham
sacks her manager, Nancy Phillips, accusing the manager of "over-exposing" her and thus, somehow, contributing to the poor sales of her debut solo album.
play at Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
is photographed with Harrods'
owner, Mohamed Al-Fayed, during a visit to the prestigious store in Knightsbridge, London, UK.
plays at Bercy, Paris, France.
and Hey Ocean! play in The Great Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Parlotones begin a UK tour with a gig at The HMV Institute, Birmingham.
Skillet play at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Joe Fox plays at The Hare And Hounds, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.