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'The always popular singinging soubrette' Mabel Hudson is among the entertainers at The Olympia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, along with 'The eminent barytone' Lester Reeves.
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.
The Chicago Opera House in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a continuous vaudeville bill including singing comedienne Zoa Matthews and singer of Southern songs George Austin Moore.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
WDAD becomes the first radio station in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, and will broadcast some country music before WSM, the future home of the Grand Ole Opry
radio show, signs on almost a month later.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
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.
Pop idol Tommy Sands
is appearing in Remains To Be Seen at The Tenthouse Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays the second night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
, Gene Pitney
, The Shirelles
, The Dixie Cups
, The Rip Chords
, The Reflections, Major Lance
, The Supremes
and more p[lay in a show billed as KQV's First Shower of Stars at Syria Mosque
, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The show is a Dick Clark
Joe Neil Thrasher is born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He will find success as country music singer and songwriter Neil Thrasher
. Between 1995 and 1997, he and Kelly Shiver will become the duo Thrasher Shiver. Thrasher will also compose several singles for other artists, including Jason Aldean
, Rascal Flatts
, Kenny Chesney
, Diamond Rio, Reba McEntire
and Montgomery Gentry. He will win an ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award in 2004.
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 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
A View To A Kill by Duran Duran
reaches No.1 in the Billboard
Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. This makes them
the first artists to score a US No1 single with a James Bond theme.
plays at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Fender Guitars announce the launch of the customised Joe Strummer
Telecaster, designed in collaboration with the late Clash guitarist's estate and featuring distressed "road-worn" look, a "Revolution Rock" engraved neckplate and a limited edition art customization kit. Price : $1,285.71.
, is presented during an 18-day run at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, during the Manchester International Festival.
Rufus Wainwright's first opera,
R'n'B star Ne-Yo
is ordered to attend court to face a lawsuit from Wet Entertainment LLC
seeking damages for a New Year's Eve concert in Seattle, Washington, USA, which the artist cancelled. Wet Entertainment is seeking $500,000 ($333,300) from Ne-Yo
and $1m ($666,600) from booking agent, Mike Esterman.
plays the last of three nights at The Waterfront, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Diga Nazario Sauro, Grado, Italy, Europe.
is among those attending the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
2NE1 play the second of two nights at The World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Japan. Asia.
Queen and Adam Lambert play at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(former frontman of The Thomspon Twins) releases his first solo LP, Science Fiction.