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Composer James V. Monaco
(aka Jimmy Monaco) is born in Fornia, Italy. After moving to America, he will write such evergreen songs as You Made Me Love You, Row Row Row and What Do You Wanna Make Those Eyes At Me For. He will also write scores for numerous Paramount Studios films.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
William H. Reitz records La kraquette, a Xylophone solo, and Felice, a bells solo, for Victor Records
in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Marius B. Winter
And His Dance Orchestra record Okay Baby for Broadcast Records in London, UK. Vocals are handled by Al Bowlly
and Marius B. Winter.
The musical revue Thumbs Up!
is presented at The St. James Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
is born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She will achieve a measure of success after forming the influential occult-rock band Coven
in Chicago during the late 1960s. Coven is said to have been the band which introduced the hand gesture known as the Sign Of The Horns
to heavy rock.
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.
During their first Australian tour, Bill Haley
And His Comets fly from Adelaide to Melbourne. Haley, suffering from a throat infection, is given a shot of penicillin and retires to bed.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson
plays the thirtieth night of a six-week season at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical Kean
, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway
Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
The Kingston Trio
are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Jazz pianist, band leader and recording artist Sonny Clark
dies, aged 31, in New York City, USA. The cause of his death is listed as a heart attack, but it is widely believed to have been caused by a heroin overdose.
The Who play at Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, UK.
The musical Charlie Girl
is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
And The Holding Company, Moby Grape
and Morning Glory play in the Santa Venetia Armory, San Rafael, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead
, Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band, and The Doors
play the first of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. Jim Morrison of The Doors
fails to turn up for this opening night.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
, The Sunshine Company and The Siegel Schwall Blues Band, with lights by Holy See, play the last of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays at Clowes Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the second of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
plays at the University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
During a 23-date US tour, performing mostly religious
material, Bob Dylan
plays the first of three nights at the Paramount Northwest, Seattle, Oregon.
UFO begin a UK tour at the Empire, Liverpool, supported by Girl.
Bow Wow Wow play at The Venue, London, England, UK, Europe.
Glen Matlock confirms reports that the Sex Pistols
are planning to reform, but denies rumours that Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses will be their singer.
In court in Jamaica, Caribbean, singer Grace Jones
is cleared of cocaine possession.
As part of the New York Guitar Festival
, the Alternative Guitar Summit in Rockwood Music Hall features alt-guitar music curated by the guitarist/composer/arranger/bandleader Joel Harrison. Tonight's event features guitarists including Mark Stewart, Gyan Riley, Ben Monder, Nels Cline and Thurston Moore.
RCA country music recording artist Jake Owen
breaks his collarbone when he hits a 17-inch ice block while snowboarding in Crested Butte, Colorado, USA, during the BMI Songwriter's Festival.
, Carlos Johnson and Eddie Taylor Jr. play at Buddy Guy
's Legends, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Be Happy by B.A.P.
reaches No1 in the Top 10 Singles Chart in South Korea, Asia.