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The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
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.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, 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.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
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.
Arthur Prysock, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
Bull Moose Jackson, The Four Tunes and Wini Brown are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Erskine Hawkins and The Orioles are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter, The Four Blazes, Thelma Carpenter and Larry Darnell are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Johnnie Ray records Spotlite, for Columbia Records at Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Buddy Cole on the piano. Mitch Miller is listed as producer for this session.
The musical Buttrio Square opens at The New Century Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for just seven performances. The show had been facing financial problems, with backers pulling out even at the stage of tryoputs in Boston and Philadelphia.
Louise Holmes of Dinedor, Herefordshire, England, UK, sings folk song The Bonny Bunch of Roses in a BBC recording made by Peter Kennedy.
Les Baxter And His Orchestra And Chorus record Yours, Hang Your Wishes On The Tree, Santa Claus' Party and As Long As You Care in Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lavern Baker records Must I Cry Again and Pig Latin Blues for King records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Twin Haris and Panos Katsimihas are born in Athens, Greece, Europe. They will find success as singer-songwriters The Katsimihas Brothers, whose career will exceed two decades.
Hank Snow with The Jordanaires records Honeymoon On A Rocket Ship, In Daddy's Footsteps, The Gloryland March and A Message From The Tradewinds in Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Producer on the session is Stephen Sholes.
Christopher Charles Amoo is born in Liverpool, England, UK. He will find success as Chris Amoo, vocalist with 70s pop/dance act The Real Thing.
Peggy Lee performs Danny Boy, Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be, Once In A While, That Great Come And Get It Day and Little David Play On Your Horn, on her radio show, Club 88 Starring Peggy Lee on CBS radio in the USA.
The Jordanaires, with Chet Atkins on guitar, record Dry Bones, Stand By Me, You Better Run and other tracks at Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jimmy Lee Fautheree, with producer Ken Nelson, records Mistakes, How About A Date, Blowin' And Goin' and Crying Won't Change My Mind in Castle Studio at The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Guitar on the session is played by Chet Atkins.