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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The two-week long State Fair And Exposition comes to an end in Sacramento, California, USA. The fair has presented music, entertainment and instruction, along with Running And Harness Racing, Fancy Swine And Sheep, Polo Pony Racing and much more.
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
The Four Madcaps, Lamar And Gabriel, Colby And Way, World And Dreyfuss, Lee Delbosq, Lew Wells and Ola Hayden are appearing at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
Eldora Stanford records Don't You Mind It, Honey, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
The "wordless play" with music, Sumurun, starring Gertrude Hoffman is presented at B.F. Keith's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Otho Woodrow Forman is born in Paragon, Eastern Kentucky, USA. He will find success as singer, guitarist, harmonica player and comedian Tex Forman. When asked for his real his name, he would sometimes answer, "Pendoris Pigeon-Puss Pug-Nose Pot-belly Texas-T-Tokey Topside Liner Dishwater-Hands Forman - Tex for short."
Minstrel show musician Emmett Miller accompanied by his Georgia Crackers, records Take Your Tomorrow [And Give Me Yesterday] and Dusky Stevedore for Okeh Records in New York City, USA. The Georgia Crackers include Eddie Lang, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey and Gene Krupa.
Vocalist George Metaxa with orchestra conducted by Ray Noble and Hawaiian guitar by Len Fillis, records Pagan Love Song in London, UK, for HMV Records.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 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.
Lloyd Price plays the first night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, supported by Mickey And Sylvia.
Connie Francis plays the ninth night of four weeks at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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.
Ben E. King plays in the Dominican Replic at the start of a tour of the West Indies.
After a day of press interviews in Liverpool, The Beatles play at The Memorial Hall, Northwich, England, UK, Europe.
I'm Into Something Good by Herman's Hermits reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart, a position it will hold for two weeks.
Johnny Cash plays in Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Bill Haley And The Comets and Zoot Money's Big Roll Band appear on UK tv show The Beat Room.
George Hamilton IV records Big Big Love, You Better Not Do That, Long Black Limousine and Together Again, with producer Chet Atkins, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session features guitarists Ray Edenton, Jerry Reed and Wayde Phillips, Ralph Mooney on steel guitar, Bobby Dyson on bass guitar, James Isbell on drums and Hargus Robbins on piano.
The Seeds record Pushin' Too Hard, Nobody Spoil My Fun and Out Of The Question, in Western Recorders studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Dickie Lee performing The Girl From Peyton Place and The Impressions performing Amen.
The Steam Packet, featuring Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll play at The Corn Exchange, Bristol, Somerset, England, UK.
Nico (backed by Jackson Browne on guitar) plays at Stanley's in the basement of The Dom, New York City, USA, supported by Tim Buckley.
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The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, Santana and Chicago Transit Authority play the last of three nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Equals play at St Peter's Hall, Carmarthen, Wales, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at The King’s Head, Romford, UK.
The Blasters play in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
In Manhattan Supreme Court in New York City, USA, actor Frank DeLuca gives testimony in the trial of Gail Collins, who is charged with the second degree murder of her husband, Felix Pappalardi of heavy rock band Mountain. DeLuca testifies that the couple had a sexually open marriage which included three-way sex sessions.
Andy Warhol attends the first MTV Video Awards, in Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, with Diana Ross. Lou Reed is in the same row but pointedly does not acknowledge Warhol. Madonna hijacks the event when, dressed as a bride and singing Like A Virgin, she simulates sexual activity on the stage. Also performing at the event are ZZ Top and Rod Stewart.
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Uriah Heep are working on their sixteenth LP, Equator, at Jacobs Studios, Farnham, England, UK, Europe.
38 Special play at Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, New York State, USA, supported by Bon Jovi.
Famed Latin bandleader and legendary 'King Of The Mambo', Perez Prado dies of a heart attack in Mexico City, Mexico, North America, aged 72.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, USA.
The National Transportation Safety Board in the USA issues the findings of its report into the death of superstar blues-rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan in a helicopter crash two years earlier in Alpine Valley, Wisconsin. The report determines the probable causes of the accident as 'Improper planning/decision by the pilot, and his failure to attain adequate altitude before flying over rising terrain at night. Factors related to the accident were: darkness, fog, haze, rising terrain, and the lack of visual cues that were available to the pilot.'
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 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
Super Furry Animals play at The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.
The Kings Of Leon release a new single, Radioactive, on iTunes in the USA.
Rumer, formerly of indie band La Honda, plays her first solo headline show at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London, UK.
Hunx And His Punx play at The Double Door, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Japandroids play at La Chocolaterie, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
On his That's My Kind of Night Tour, Luke Bryan plays at The Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
On his Dear Girl tour, Pharrell Williams plays at Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
The Avett Brothers and Dawes play at The Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Duran Duran play at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
On their 107-date End Of The Road World Tour, Kiss play at The USANA Amphitheater, West Valley City, Utah, USA.