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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
Popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Blind Willie McTell records Warm It Up To Me, It's Your Time To Worry and It's A Good Little Thing, for Vocalion Records in New York City, 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.
An Alan Freed-promoted US package tour called The Biggest Rhythm'n'Blues Show, plays the third of five nights at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Acts on the bill include The Drifters, Roy Hamilton, LaVern Baker, King Pleasure, The Spaniels and more.
In Cosimo Matassa's J + M Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Little Richard finishes his first two-day recording session for Specialty Records. One of the songs recorded at this session is Tutti Frutti.
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The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Finland.
Singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is born in Harlingen, Texas, USA. Although enjoying a successful recording career, she will become even better known for writing country hits, including This Kiss for Faith Hill, Here We Are for Alabama, Five Minutes (Lorrie Morgan) and You Say You Will (Trisha Yearwood).
Jimmy Jones releases a new single, Handy Man, on Cub Records in the USA.
Jimmy Jones releases a new single, Handy Man, on Cub Records in the USA.
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the eighteenth night in a six-week season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Everly Brothers record Foolish Doubts at United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
The Ronettes make their debut on the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with the Phil Spector production Be My Baby, which will peak at No2.
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Lena Horne begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Steam Packet, featuring Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll play at The Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Spa, Bridlington, England, UK.
Liza Minnelli makes her nightclub debut at The Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the twenty-first night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
San Francisco [Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair] by Scott McKenzie reaches No1 in the Popular Singles chart in Ireland, Europe for just one week.
The Scaffold, Pete Brown And His Battered Ornaments, Ron Geesin, Terry Reid's Fantasia, Junior's Eyes, David Bowie, Principal Edward's Magic Theatre, Spider And The Stable, Gethsemane and Pete Drummond play at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Climax Blues Band plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by U.F.O. and Slack Alice.
Chicago play to an audience of 3,574 people at the Westchester Theatre, Tarrytown, New York State, USA, raking in gross receipts of $42,959.
Gang Of Four play at the UA Ballroom, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, supported by R.E.M.
On their Hide Your Sheep Tour [aka the K.A.T.N. (Kicking Ass and Taking Names tour) Tour], Van Halen play the first of two nights at The Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Blasters play in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Icelandic post-punk band KUKL play a gig at Eldorado in Paris, France, Europe. The show will be released in July 1985 as the live album KUKL A Paris 14.9.84.
Yes play in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
Queen play at The Sportspalace, Milan, Italy, Europe.
On the Couldn't Stand The Weather Tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble play at The Orpheum Theatre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, supported by Koko Taylor.
Mari Wilson plays at The Tunnel, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dutch Kitchen Bounce.
Elton John plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Johnny Cash plays at The Wayne Newton Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
Nirvana release the album In Utero in the UK. On the same day, Counting Crows release their debut album, August And Everything After.
Sheryl Crow plays a concert in Central Park, New York City, USA, with live guests including Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards, Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton and Chrissie Hynde. The show is recorded and released as an album, Sheryl Crow and Friends Live From Central Park. On the same day, the guitar that John Lennon of The Beatles was playing on the day he met Paul McCartney in a church hall in Liverpool, UK, is sold at auction in London for £140,000.
The trial of Carl Morgan, producer of UK rap band So Solid Crew, begins at The Old Bailey, London, England, UK. The rapper is charged with the killing of Colin Scarlett, a rival for the affections of his former girlfriend.
Green Day play at Mark Of The Quad Cities, Moline, Illinois, USA.
Jackson Browne plays the first of two nights at the Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Brandon Flowers of The Killers releases his first solo album, Flamingo, in the USA and Canada.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Forest National, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts, supported by The Band Perry and Cassadee Pope, play at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Irvine, California, USA.
Devon Sproule plays in The Courthouse Hotel, Mullumbimby, Australia, Oceania.
On his Dear Girl tour, Pharrell Williams plays at Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
To celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, Gloria Estefan reunites The Miami Sound Machine for one night only at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway in New York City, USA.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays the first of two nights at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Snow Patrol and Anne-Marie.
During a charity event to raise money for the ­Prostate Project and European Tour Foundation at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England, UK, Europe, Rod Stewart reveals that he has been fighting prostate cancer for two years but is now "in the clear".
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