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Musical The Blue Paradise
is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 356 performances. A review in The Evening Journal hails it as "Replete with good music and excellent songs."
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
The Ralph Sharon
Sextet has a recording session for Melodisc Records in London, UK, but it is uncertain which tracks are recorded.
Paul Kossoff, guitarist of Free and Back Street Crawler, is born in Hampstead, London, UK.
The Irving Berlin
musical and political satire Call Me Madam
is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
Bandleader Benny Strong
is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe
Orchestra plays during a month-long engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
records Low Down Dirty Blues, Natural Man and Don't Dog Your Woman and for Chess Records
, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz piano star Cecil Taylor
records You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To and other tracks in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Country singer John Berry is born in Aiken, South Carolina, USA. He will first find success in 1994 with his Grammy-nominated Your Love Amazes Me, which he will follow with further hits including You And Only You, She's Taken A Shine and What's In It For Me.
R'n'b vocal group The Valentines
record Camping Out, Gettin' With The Twist and other tracks, for King Records
in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
of The Beatles
publishes his first article
, under the pen-name Beatcomber, in Mersey Beat magazine, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. In the same issue, local DJ Bob Wooler's regular column refers to The Beatles
as "a unique fusion of talent".
records The Belle Of The Ball, Bring It On Back To Me, My Baby's In Berlin and There'll Come A Time in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Cherokee Indians play a live show in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA.
The Isley Brothers
play the last of nine nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
, with producer Ron Richards, record Stewball
and She Gives Me Everything I Want for their fourth album, Would You Believe, at Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK.
Lee is named New Zealand's Entertainer Of The Year at the NEBOA Awards.
Liza Minelli makes her nightclub debut at The Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC, USA.
The Electric Flag
and Mother Earth play the first of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francsico, California, USA.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The Grateful Dead
play the first of three gigs at the Sound and Light Amphitheatre, in the shadow of The Great Pyramid in Egypt.
The Grateful Dead
play the first of three shows on consecutive nights at The Sound And Light Amphitheatre, The Great Pyramid, Egypt, Africa. One stated aim of the shows is said to be stoppping the Arab-Israeli War.
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.'
plays at The Wayne Newton
Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
Actress Renee Zellweger files for annulment of her marriage to country star Kenny Chesney in Los Angeles, California, USA, barely four months after their wedding.
play the first of two nights at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe, supported by Kvelertak
On the European leg of their