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Musical comedy The Casino Girl
is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
A Vaudeville And Burlesque Show, offering 'Mirth - Melody - Music', opens at The Standard Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Williams And Walker
are starring in their musical show Sons Of Ham at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. (A popular song and dance duo, Bert Williams and George Walker are often cited as the first African-American superstars.)
Vocalists Banks And Winona Winter, Novelty Musical Artists The Perching Brothers and comic vocalists The Clipper Quartette are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record Headin' For Louisville, Then I'll Be Happy, Close Your Eyes and I Never Knew How Wonderful You Were, for Imperial Records
in London, UK.
Variety stars Ross And Sargent, a comic duo, record Nellie The
Nudist Queen for Columbia
in London, UK. The song will be banned from broadcast
on BBC radio. [censorship]
While staying at The Tulane Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, after a fight with his wife Audrey, country star Hank Williams
falls asleep and sets the bed on fire with a cigarette.
And His Orchestra play during a six-week engagement at The Baker Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.
is playing during a two-week engagement at The Cairo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here
, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
is playing at Fazio's Supper Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
records The Gypsy In My Soul, Just One Of Those Things,The Man I Love and Frankie And Johnny for Norgran/Verve Records
in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz saxophonist and recording artist Chris Klich
is born in La Mesa, California, USA.
Pop guitarist Duane Eddy
, trying his luck as an actor, is filming Thunder Of Drums in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
The Jaki Byard
Quartet with Joe Farrell plays at Lennie's On The Turnpike in West Peabody, Massachusetts, USA.
releases her first two LPs on Decca Records
on the same day. One is Come My Way, which features only folk songs. The other is the more pop-oriented Marianne Faithfull.
, aka Satchmo, is featured on the cover of today's edition of Life magazine in the USA.
The stage musical Cabaret
is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The Electric Factory
, a major rock venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, is ordered to be closed down as a public nuisance, largely because it is perceived by local authorities as a meeting place for drug dealers.
Production crews for the imminent Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert move into Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, to begin constructing the stage and set on which the surviving members of Queen will perform with a host of guest stars.
I Am Kloot
play at The Soundhaus, Northampton, UK.
On their Hot Fuss
tour, The Killers
play at The Joint at The Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
It is announced that Michael Jackson
, reportedly in financial trouble, is expected to sell 50% of his share of The Beatles
' song catalogue as part of a larger debt restructuring plan.
plays a free in-store gig at Rough Trade East, Brick Lane, London, UK, to promote the release of her latest album.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at the Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
play at The Studio Club, Krakow, Poland, Europe.
play at The Riot Room, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
releases a video for his track Hustler, in the USA.
suffers a medical emergency, forcing his private jet to make an emergency landing at Quad City International Airport, Moline, Illinois, USA. He is rushed to hospital
and is later reported to be suffering from the flu.