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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
The Ormsby Quadruplets provide "A good Vaudeville performance show every hour" at The Palace Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Musical comedy The Little Duchess, with music and lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Reginald De Koven, is playing at The Casino Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
W.B. Watson's American Burlesquers are appearing at The New Palace Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The troupe includes "French Chanteuse" Jeanette Dupre and "25 Shapely Ladies".
The Grady Stock Company is playing during a week at The Opera House, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA. The show includes songs, dances and a concert orchestra.
The musical revue Music Box Revue [1922-23], with songs by Irving Berlin, is presented at The Music Box Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 330 performances.
Gene Ames of the hugely popular MOR-jazz vocal family group The Ames Brothers is born in Malden, Massachusetts, USA.
Under the pseudonym of The Six Jumping Jacks, Harry Reser and his Orchestra record Masculine Women! Feminine Men! and Hooray For The Irish for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Ambrose And his Orchestra, record Lucky Me, Loveable You, High And Low and I Don't Want Your Kisses [If I Can't Have Your Love], in Chelsea, London, UK, for Decca Records.
Chick Webb And His Orchestra, with Ella Fitzgerald on vocals, play the seventh night of a lengthy engagement at the Flamingo Room in Levaggi's Restaurant, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Playing in the restuarant's basement are The Ink Spots.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Ella Fitzgerald, with Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, records Blue Lou, Careless and I Wonder What Kind Of Man for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
Calcutta by Lawrence Welk reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, displacing (Will You Love Me) Tomorrow by The Shirelles.
The Stan Getz Quintet records Just In Time for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
After releasing eleven albums on Capitol Records, Dean Martin ends his contract, and moves to Reprise Records, owned by his Rat Pack</> buddy Frank Sinatra.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Eddie Fisher is playing at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Buck Owens records Before You Go, which will be released as a single, for Capitol records in the USA.
Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa and Teddy Wilson spend the first of two days recording as The Benny Goodman Quartet for the first time in 25 years at RCA Victor Studios, New York City, USA. Tracks from the session will appear on the LP The Benny Goodman Quartet – Together Again!
At Regent Sound Studios, London, UK, the Rolling Stones record demos of the Mick Jagger/Keith Richards compositions Try A Little Harder and Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind. Producer on the session is Andrew Loog-Oldham. The tracks will not be released until 1975.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Jack Jones is playing during a two-week stand at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The Pyramids play at Pantiles, Bagshot, England, UK, Europe. Also known as Symarip, the band is widely considered to have been one of the first skinhead reggae bands, with songs including Skinhead Girl, Skinhead Jamboree and Skinhead Moonstomp.
Bridge Piece by Joseph Jarman of avant-garde jazz combo The Art Ensemble Of Chicago is performed at Ida Noyes Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The multi-media performance includes the band wearing tuxedos, strobe lights, video projections, a smoke machine, strolling performers and someone carrying a portable radio tuned to a Top 40 music station. Some audience members are told to wear sacks over their heads, while others are draped in tinfoil. If any audience members are not formally dressed, they are asked to leave.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Coliseum Ballroom, Ottumwa, Iowa, USA.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Elvis Presley releases a double album, Memphis To Vegas, in the UK on RCA Records.
Black Sabbath play at Victoria Hall, Hanley, UK, supported by Wild Turkey.
The Fabulous Poodles play at My Father's Place, Hempstead, New York State, USA.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
During their The Wall tour, Pink Floyd play at The Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Warming Up The Band tour, Nightfly play at Bradford University, Bradford, England, UK, Europe. The recently-formed band includes former Whitesnake guitarist Micky Moody and Zak Starkey, son of The Beatles' Ringo Starr.
Tracy Chapman plays at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
The Residents play at The Royal George Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sylvester Ahola dies in Massachusetts, USA. He found success as a studio trumpet player, achieving his greatest recognition after moving to England and working with the orchestras of Bert Ambrose, Ray Noble, Reg Batten and others.
Former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown is arrested and charged with threatening the captain and a flight attendant on British Airways flight BA 1611 from Charles De Gaulle airport, Paris, France, Europe, to London, England, UK.
LCD Soundsystem play at The Cockpit, Leeds, UK.
The hit single Love Song by Sara Bareilles is certified as a platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The single Beautiful Liar by Beyonce and Shakira is certified as having achieved platinum sales by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Need You Now by Lady Antebellum wins five trophies at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. It wins in the categories for Record and Song of the Year, Best Country Duo or Group, Best Country Song and Best Country Album.
On the fifth leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at FNB Stadium, [aka Soccer City], Johannesburg, South Africa, supported by The Springbok Nude Girls and Amadou And Mariam.
James Morrison plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Diana Krall appears on the BBC1 tv show Breakfast, in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK, to promote her new LP Wallflower. The title comes from an obscure Bob Dylan track which Krall recorded for the LP.
Ween play the second of three nights at The 1stBank Center, Broomfield, Colorado, USA.
It is reported that police in Essex, England, UK, Europe, are investigating an allegation that the rapper Nelly sexually assaulted a female fan after a gig at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, two months earlier.