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The musical comedy Florodora
is presented during a lengthy run at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
Musical comedy The Show Girl
is playing at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
The musical show The Toy-Maker is presented at The Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sylvia Lee Burton is born in Wabbaseka, Arkansas, USA. She will find great acclaim, but relatively little success, as blues pianist, singer and bass guitarist Queen Sylvia Embry
Barry Melton is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will find fame as lead guitarist of 60s San Francisco hippy band Country Joe And The Fish
, although it should be noted that his nickname was The Fish, and that he and Joe first worked together as a duo under the name which was later adopted for the whole group.
Singer Jeri Southern
is playing during two weeks at El Rancho Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, 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.
Charlie McKerron is born in London, UK. He will grow up to play fiddle for internationally acclaimed Scottish folk group Capercaillie.
has the first of three recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, for his RCA Victor
On this day he records Castle Rock, Charleston Alley and Sidewalks Of Cuba.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a two-week engagement at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Ben Arden And His Orchestra.
performs a twelve-song live set on a special edition of US tv show PM East, entitled The Sam Cooke
Country singer, songwriter and guitarist
Jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler
records the album Prophecy in The Cellar Caf
play the second of two nights at the New Orleans House, Berkelely, California, USA.
The Charlatans, Cleveland Wrecking Co., and Uncut Balloon play the first of two nights at the Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
play to a capacity crowd of 16,000 on the first of two nights at Nassau County Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State.
play the last of four nights at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe, during which they have recorded some tracks for a live double LP, Seconds Out
play at The Madhatter, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
release a new single, King's Call
, in the UK. In a hotel in Southampton, England, UK, Europe, after this day's concert, Phil Lynott is hit by a bottle, knocked out and has his head gashed over his eye.
audition for parts in the musical movie The Committments at The Waterfront, Dublin, Eire, Europe. All four are given roles, with Andrea Corr the most prominent.
On their Urban Jungle
tour, The Rolling Stones
play the second of two nights at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
The Doves play at The Wiltern, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Union Square Virgin Megastore in New York City is closed down after two months of dramatically reducing prices in an effort to attract customers. Union Square was Virgin's last megastore in the USA.
The 8th Annual Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival comes to an end in Manchester, Tennessee, USA. Headline act on this final day is Phish
, who are unexpectedly joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen
for three songs - "Mustang Sally, Bobby Jean and Glory Days.
On their Sonic Boom Over Europe tour, KISS play at Vallhall Arena
, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
play at The Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, USA.
play at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
, best-known as the guitarist on many of Wings' earliest records, dies aged 72
in Ballywindelland, Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, UK. He had suffered a major heart attack in 2012 which left him in a critical condition.
plays at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.