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The musical comedy Florodora
is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. The show is billed as featuring the "Famous Double Sextette" and a chorus of 75.
records his first version of It's All In the Game at WMGM Studio A, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here
, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
And His Orchestra play at The Elks Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country music singer Louise Mandrell is born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. She will score hits in the early 1970s with Treat Him Right, Show Me and The Midnight Oil
. She is the younger sister of country singer Barbara Mandrell, and older sister of actress Irlene Mandrell.
The Kingston Trio
Jamboree, Sloop John B, Hard, Ain't It Hard, Scarlet Ribbons, Tom
Dooley, When The Saints Go Marching In and other tracks in a live
recording session for Guard Records at the Hungry i
Francisco, California, USA. The tracks will appear on the album
Live From The Hungry i. Wimoweh will become a huge hit for The Tokens
under the name
, with a new set of lyrics in English.
Priscilla Beaulieu, the daughter of an American army officer, is introduced to Elvis Presley
at a dinner engagement, while Elvis is doing military service in Germany. She will go on to become Mrs Presley.
A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley
enters the Billboard
Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1 during a ten-week run.
play the sixth night of a week of shows at The Town House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Everly Brothers
play the first of two nights in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, at the start of a North American tour.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
And His Orchestra record How Insensitive
, I'm All Smiles, The End, Hot Afternoon, Yeah! and Five Four And Go! for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
Louis Prima is playing at The Sands Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, with Sam Butera And The Witnesses.
play at PNE Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
It is reported that guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore of The Doors
have formed a production company, Bliss Productions, and a publishing company, Transcendental. The pair have signed a band, The Comfortable Chair, to their new ventures.
When Iggy And The Stooges play at the Cincinnati Pop Festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Iggy Pop
horrifies the audience by smearing himself with faeces. It transpires later that the substance used was actually peanut butter.
The first issue of influential UK punk fanzine, Sniffin' Glue
, is published. Having taken its name from The Ramones
? song Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
, it features The Ramones
, The Flamin' Groovies
, The Stranglers
, Blue Oyster Cult
, The Runaways
, Television, Eddie and the Hot Rods
, The 101ers
and Todd Rundgren
play at The Roxy, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Jump Up
tour, Elton John
plays at The Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA.
During the Nice
Jazz Festival, B.B.King, Joe Williams And The Count Basie
Orchestra, Panama Francis and The Savoy Sultans perform for the first of two nights in La Grand Parade Du Jazz, Cimiez, Nice, France, Europe.
holds a preview of his album Bad
at his home in Encino, California, USA, to which he invites fifty top record merchandisers.
On their Hot In The Shade
tour, Kiss play at Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Arthur 'Killer' Kane of the New York Dolls
, dies in Los Angeles, California, aged 55, from complications caused by leukaemia.
A tour bus carrying Eminem
's DJ, Alchemist, and Eminem
's protégé, Stat Quo, crashes and overturns near Odessa, Missouri, USA. Eleven people including Stat Quo are injured.
The Meltdown Festival
, curated by free jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman
, begins on the South Bank
, London, England, UK, Europe. The nine-day event features performances by Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band, Robert Wyatt
, Patti Smith
, Baaba Maal, Carla Bley, The Roots, The Master Musicians of Joujouka and, of course, Ornette Coleman
It is revealed that, after an eighteen-month battle, pictures of Paul McCartney
have been removed from the walls of MacDonalds, Sefton Street, Liverpool, England, UK. McCartney, well-known to be a vegetarian, objected to his image being used as if to endorse the eating of meat products.
plays at The Ippodromo Capannelle, Rome, Italy, Europe.
performs her newest single, La La La (Brazil 2014) featuring Carlinhos Brown, at the closing ceremony of the FIFA World Cup
in The Maracana Stadium, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America. At the same event, Alexandre Pires, Carlos Santana
and Wyclef Jean provide a rendition of the World Cup official anthem, We Will Find A Way.
SkyArts announces that, following criticism from the singer's family, it is dropping a proposed programme
dealing with Michael Jackson
's alleged cross country motor trip with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks. Two days earlier, Paris Jackson had tweeted, "I'm so incredibly offended by it, as I'm sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit..."