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The musical play A Country Girl
, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
The musical comedy The Wild Rose
is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 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 Lowe Hughes Trio provide the musical entertainment in the vaudeville variety bill at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The 'Stars Of Tomorrow' show plays the fourth of eight nights at The Wilshire-Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA, featuring The Gumm Sisters. One of the sisters, Frances Ethel Gumm, will go on to much greater fame as Judy Garland
And His Orchestra play at The Elks Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
, one of the most recorded guitarists in history, is born in in Van Wert, Ohio, USA. Discovered by Chet Atkins
, Mason can be heard on tracks by George Strait
, Alan Jackson
, Shania Twain
, David Gates, Zac Brown Band, Scotty McCreary, and Blake Shelton
US teen idol Fabian
begins filming for his first movie, Hound Dog Man, in Hollywood, California, USA.
is playing during a week of shows at The Frolics Club, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
Country music artist Victoria Shaw is born in Manhattan, New York City, USA. She will release four studio albums, and co-write four No1 singles for other country music artists, including John Michael Montgomery's I Love the Way You Love Me, winner of the 1993 Academy of Country Music award for Song of the Year. She will also co-write The River with Garth Brooks
, and will co-produce Lady Antebellum
's debut album with Paul Worley.
The Everly Brothers
play the first of two nights in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, at the start of a North American tour.
Fourteen year old Jimmy
records Dearest Beverly and Hurricane
, with producer Leslie
of Beverly's Records in Kingston, Jamaica. Hurricane
Hattie will become the first of Cliff's many hits, and is also
Kong's first work as a producer.
Paul Wayne Thorn is born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He will find success as Paul Thorn
, an Americana singer-songwriter, whose style is a mix of blues and rock music.
, The Young Americans and Woody Allen play the sixth of seven nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Country music artist Don Gibson's new Cadillac is wrecked near Liberty, Tennessee, USA, in a car crash. About $900 worth of damage is inflicted on the vehicle but, fortunately, no-one is seriously injured.
At The Savoy Hotel
, London, England, UK, Europe, Paul McCartney
of The Beatles
collects five Ivor Novello
Awards, including Most Performed Work and Highest Certified British Sales, both for Can't Buy Me Love. The awards are presented by holiday camp mogul Sir Billy Butlin.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
begin their Highway To Hell
tour with a show at Rijnhal, Arnhem, Holland, Europe. (Editor's note : It's worth remembering that there's a Highway To Hell but only a Stairway To Heaven. Maybe that says something about how many folks go to each of them.)
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.
The massive Live Aid rock charity concert is held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium, London, UK, and in JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, USA. The objective of the event is to raise money for victims of a famine in Ethiopia, Africa.
play at The Ravinia Festival Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
begin a UK tour at the Arts Centre, Norwich, England, UK.
play at The Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland.
play at The Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK.
are among the bands playing at the T In The Park Festival, Kinross, Scotland.
play at The Arvada Center, Arvada, Colorado, USA.
and Sir Mick Jagger
of The Rolling Stones
tweet messages of support to British tennis player Johanna Konta, who is playing in the Wimbledon Women's Final.