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The musical comedy Florodora
is presented during a lengthy run at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Henry Thomas, vocals and guitar, records Fishing Blues and Old Country Stomp, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Vocalion Records
The Gumm Sisters
spend the last of three days filming in Hollywood, California, for a movie short called The Big Revue
. One of the sisters, Frances Ethel Gumm will go on to much greater fame as Judy Garland
And His Orchestra record May Every Day Be Christmas, Please Don't Leave Me, Bone Dry, Three-Handed Woman and other tracks in New York City, USA.
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in South Korea, Asia. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
appears in an
acting role on the BBC tv sitcom Sheep's Clothing, in the UK.
Robert 'Bubber' Johnson
records I Surrender Dear, Welcome Home and other tracks for King Records in New York City, USA.
peaks at No2 on the Billboard
R'n'B singles chart in the USA and No33 on the pop singles chart with All I Could Do Was Cry.
Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard
and saxophonist Jimmy Heath play at The Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The show is recorded and will be released as the album Jam Gems - Live At The Left Bank.
, with vocalist Van Morrison
, play at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
is playing at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The Bee Gees
appear on the UK television show As You Like It.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
are playing during four nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Psychedelic soul pioneers
is among the stars attending the 'Grease' premiere party at Studio 54, New York City, USA.
And The Wailers play in The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
return to Earls Court
, London, for five more nights performing The Wall
, to allow it to be filmed for a proposed movie version. This series of shows will prove to be the last time that Gilmore, Mason, Wright and Waters play together.
play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Jerry Lee Lewis
finally receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
are undertaking nine days of rehearsals for their upcoming summer gigs, mostly European festival dates.
Law enforcement officials in Texas, USA, call for a ban on rapper Ice-T
's album Cop Killer.
play at Vesterbro Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Ben Watt of Everything But
The Girl resigns from his regular slot as DJ at two clubs, Neighbourhood and Cherry Jam, in London, England, UK, in order to concentrate on 'other projects'.
The Dave Matthews
Band plays at Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
Deejay Jerry Campos files a $575,000 lawsuit against Kid Rock
in the Circuit Court in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. On the same day, the singer is given a suspended sentence after being found guilty of having punched Campos in Christie's Cabaret nightclub.
reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart with Bionic
. With just 24,000 copies sold it is the lowest-selling UK No1 album in eight years.
Frances Williams Preston
, longtime President/CEO of BMI, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a pioneering executive in the music industry, dies aged 83 in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, from congestive heart failure.
The Isle of Wight Festival
, a four-day event, begins at
Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK, Europe. Artists appearing over the coming days include The Stone Roses
, Bon Jovi
, Jake Bugg
, Ellie Goulding
, Bonnie Raitt
, Imperial Teen, The Script, Paloma Faith
and Bloc Party