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The musical comedy revue Hands Up, billed as featuring a "stage gorged with pretty girls and elaborate costumes", is playing at The 44th Street Theatre, New York City, USA.
Blues singer and guitarist Kansas Joe McCoy records Got To Have A Little More, with Chuck Segar on piano, for Decca Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The song will be released by Decca with the artist's name shown as The Mississippi Mudder (Mud Dauber Joe).
Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake Seven record The Big Apple in New York City, USA, for Victor Records.
Chicago blues guitarist and singer Frank 'Son' Seals is born in Osceola, Arkansas, USA.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg is born in Peoria, Illinois, USA.
Singing duo The Bell Sisters sing Bermuda and Little Boy Bullfighter in an audition for Peter Potter's Search For A Song tv show in Los Angeles, California, USA. They pass the audition and will appear on the show later in the year.
The "Spectacular Musical Show" Adam To Atom is playing at The Museum Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Entering at No66, The Same One by Brook Benton is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in CashBox magazine's chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
Maxine Brown is playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Patsy Cline performs Just A Closer Walk With Thee and Side By Side on the radio show Country Music Time, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra perform at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Bill Doggett plays at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens play the eleventh of fourteen nights at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Flamingos play the fourth night of a week at The Hialeah Club, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens play the eleventh of fourteen nights at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Manfred Mann reach No1 in the UK singles chart with Do Wah Diddy Diddy
The Alex Harvey Big Soul Band plays at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Rick Nelson releases a new single, Come Out Dancin', in the UK on Brunswick Records.
Burt Bacharach releases a new single, What's New Pussycat, in the UK on London Records.
The Beatles fly from Heathrow, London, England, UK, to New York City, USA, to begin their third tour of the US. On arrival, they hang out with Bob Dylan in the Warwick Hotel.
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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 musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Shirley Bassey is playing during an engagement at The Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
As Bob Dylan is about to leave New York City, USA, aboard the QE2, to headline the Isle Of Wight Festival in England, his son Jesse injures his head and Dylan rushes to hospital with him.
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The Clash are presented to the press, with a private performance at their management's rehearsal studio, Chalk Farm, London, UK.
Roadrunner by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers peaks at No11 on the UK singles chart. On the same day, Cherie Currie quits all-girl rock band The Runaways and Generation X, a punk band led by Billy idol, signs to Chrysalis Records in the UK.
Melissa Manchester appears in the Dr. Pepper Music Festival in Wollman Rink, Central Park, New York City, USA.
France and State Of Mind play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal play at Pierce Field, East Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Urban Dogs play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Iconoclast.
Eric Clapton plays in The Performing Arts Arena, Saratoga, New York State, USA.
James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich of Metallica record the demo version of Enter Sandman in Ulrich's basement.
Hugh Cornwell plays his last gig with The Stranglers at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK.
The Mascara Story and Brigade play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Kris Kristofferson plays at The Civic Theatre, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
A three-day long Academic Conference focussing on Bob Dylan's Lrical Works comes to an end at Dartmouth College, Bournemouth, England, UK.
On her Sticky And Sweet Tour, Madonna plays at Chodoy Natural Amphitheatre, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Justin Timberlake is spotted riding his motor bike on the streets of Beverly Hills, California, USA.
Rush play at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, California, USA.
Jackson Browne plays at the Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
Swagger Jagger by Cher Lloyd debuts at No1 in the UK Singles Chart. The track is the first single from her debut album Sticks + Stones.
The Brew release the album The Third Place on Jazzhaus Records in the UK.
Taylor Swift releases We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, in the USA. It is the first single from her upcoming fourth studio album, Red.
Skunk Anansie play at Stiadio Adriano Flacco, Pescara, Italy, Europe.
Drake and Lil Wayne play at The Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Having just completed their eighth album, Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla announces his intention to leave the band after playing his last show with them next month at the Rifflandia Festival, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
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