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The Giddy Throng is playing at The New York Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 164 performances. The show consists of a a vaudeville program followed by one-act burlesque revue.
Harry Lauder plays the fifth of six nights at The Dreamland Rink, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical farce All For The Ladies is playing at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 112 performances.
Ray Starita And His Ambassadors Club Band record One And One Are Two, Dada! Dada!, In The Shadows and Falling In Love With You, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Hillbilly and rockabilly vocalist Jimmy Johnson is born in Smith County, Texas, USA.
The Masqueraders, including future solo singing star Al Bowlly, record Actions Speak Louder Than Words, for Columbia Records in London, UK.
Fats Waller becomes the first jazz artist to play a solo concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
Joseph Henry Burnett is born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He will find success as singer, songwriter, musician and producer T-Bone Burnett.
Jimmy Palmer And His Orchestra play at The Palais Royale, Galena, Illinois, USA.
Jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine plays in Pasadena, California, USA, grossing $7,240 for the show whose tickets were priced from $1.25 to $3.60.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Multi-instrumentalist, composer, musical director and Grammy Award-winning artist Steve Jordan is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Big Bill Broonzy dies aged 65 of throat cancer in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jimmy Martin and The Sunny Mountain Boys record You Don't Know My Mind, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Decca Records.
Nat King Cole records a live album, At The Sands, in The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes (later to find fame as The Swinging Blue Jeans] play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Everly Brothers record Foolish Doubts at United Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
Brook Benton, The Coasters and Shep And The Limelites play the third night in a week of dates at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler plays a live session at the studios of Danish National Radio, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Moby Grape and The Sparrow (later to become Steppenwolf) play the second of two nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are The Charlatans.
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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ike And Tina Turner play in California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
David Bowie plays at The Old Tiger's Head, Lewisham, England, UK, Europe.
Rock movie That’ll Be The Day, starring David Essex, Ringo Starr and Keith Moon of The Who, is released in Sweden, Europe.
Kingfish play at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Cure spend the second of eight days recording their second album, Seventeen Seconds, at Morgan Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
During a 23-date US tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights at the Paramount Northwest Theatre, Seattle, Washington.
The album Controversy by Prince is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
XTC record a live session at BBC studios in London, England, UK, Europe, for the BBC Radio 1 David Jensen Show.
James Bourne and Matt Willis announce that UK pop-rock band Busted has split up.
Arcade Fire play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Franz Ferdinand play at the HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Singer-songwriter Bobby Charles dies aged 71 in Abbeville, Louisiana, USA. His compositions included See You Later, Alligator, for Bill Haley And His Comets, Walking to New Orleans and It Keeps Rainin' for Fats Domino, and (I Don't Know Why) But I Do for Clarence 'Frogman' Henry. Charles is also remembered for helping to pioneer the south Louisiana musical genre known as swamp pop.
Steve Prestwich, drummer of Australian band Cold Chisel, undergoes surgery two weeks after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
Gregg Allman plays at The Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida, USA.
Daughter play at The Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, UK.
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings release their fifth studio album, Give The People What They Want, on Daptone Records in the USA.
It is reported that former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has written to Kensington and Chelsea Council in London, UK, declaring his objections to house modernisation plans by Robbie Williams. Page and Williams are neighbours in Holland Park, with Page having owned The Tower House, valued at £20m, since 1972, while Williams bought Woodland House for £17.5m in 2013.
Gloria Trevi attends "The Love" World Tour press conference in Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Tool play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Nile play at The Gramercy Theatre, New York City, USA.
Rene Angelil, the husband and manager of Celine Dion, dies of throat cancer, aged 73, in Henderson, Nevada, USA.
Mona play at Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
When Sting and Chris Cornell play a concert - the ROCK4EB! benefit in Malibu, California, USA, - to raise funds to fight the rare skin disease epidermolysis bullosa, they are unexpectedly joined onstage by actor Brad Pitt. He did not, however, sing. His participation involved introducing the performances at the event, where guests included actors Kaley Cuoco, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Charlie Hunnam, Elizabeth Olsen, David Spade, Garrett Hedlund, Rami Malek, Scott Foley, and Courteney Cox.
Zayn Malik plays at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Phish play at Barcelo Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America.