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Jessie Bartlett Davis, The Young America Quintette, Johnson And Dean [billed as 'Originators of The Kinetoscope Rag Dance'], and others play the fourth night of a week at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
Show Girl, described as "Gladsome, capering, tuneful" is playing during a week of performances at The New National Theater, Washington DC, USA.
African-American comedian, songwriter and singer Sherman H. Dudley is playing at The Empress Theatre, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
The musical Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is prresented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 158 performances.
Whispering Jack Smith records I Wish You Were Jealous Of Me and A Faded Photograph, for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra And Octet records Love Locked Out, Band Ain't Draggin', Take The 'A' Train and Short Wave in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
A five-day-long Folk Music Festival comes to an end in Opatija, Croatia, Europe. Over the five days, 85 folk groups with 700 performers from Serbia, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Macedonia and Croatia have taken part in the event.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford reaches No1 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA, for the first of five weeks.
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.
Louis Prima and his Orchestra record Banana Split For My Baby, for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The Beach Boys are working on the song Cindy Oh Cindy at United WesternRecorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley racks up his 12th UK No1 single with She's Not You.
Barbra Streisand marries actor Elliott Gould in Carson City, Nevada, USA.
The Top Five Singles on radio station WHBQ 560 AM in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton

2. Little Deuce Coupe/Surfer Girl - The Beach Boys

3. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

4. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah - Allan Sherman

5. Hey Girl - Freddie Scott

A series of six weekly radio shows featuring The Applejacks begins on Radio Luxembourg, broadcasting throughout the UK.
Adam Faith plays at The Congress Hall, Eastbourne, UK.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet play during a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Socialite Panna Grady invites Ed Sanders of New York City based anarchist rock band The Fugs to visit her home in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Spinout, in the USA on RCA Records.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience is asked to leave the foyer of the Park Avenue Hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, because Princess Alexandra is about to arrive.They refuse. Later, they fly back to London, England, UK, Europe.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Rolf Harris is playing during a four-week residency at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels play at The Royal, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, Santana and Chicago Transit Authority play the second of three nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Roy Orbison plays the fifth night in a week of dates at the Birmingham Theatre, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Julie Felix releases a new single, That's No Way To Say Goodbye, in the UK on Fontana Records. The song is written by Leonard Cohen.
Tom T. Hall records I Love in Mercury Custom Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Terry Lightfoot's Jazz Band play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the second of three nights at the Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000.
On the Rust In Peace tour, Megadeth play at The Majestic Ventura Theater, Ventura, California, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Concord Pavilion, Concord, California, USA.
The Walter Norris Trio spends the first of two days records the LP L ush Life for Concord Jazz Records in the USA.
Dragonforce begin a UK tour at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton.
Paul McCartney releases his thirteenth solo album, Chaos And Creation In The Back Yard, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Black Mountain release a new album, Wilderness Heart, in the UK.
Sleep play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Thrones.
Paul Weller releases a new single, Fast Car-Slow Traffic/Andromeda, in the UK on Island Records.
The Manic Street Preachers release a new single, Just The End Of Love, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Robert Plant releases a new album, Band Of Joy, in the UK.
Dinosaur Jr. and Blondie play at Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.