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The comic opera Merrie England
is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 120 performances.
The Chinese musical comedy San Toy is presented at Daly's Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, 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.)
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Ligon Smith And His Orchestra play in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
, the composer, conductor and orchestral arranger who will work with many rock acts including Pink Floyd
, Eric Clapton
, Queen, David Bowie
, is born in New York City, USA. Kamen will also be a founder member of classical crossover band The New York Rock And Roll Ensemble in 1967.
The highest new entry in the Billboard
Best-Selling Pop Singles chart in the USA is My Foolish Heart by Billy Eckstine
, entering at No21.
Country singer and songwriter Floyd Tillman
appears on the cover of music trade magazine Billboard
in the USA to promote his new single, As Long As I Live.
The Three Peppers
play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a four week engagement.
And His Blue Flames are playing during a week at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
is playing during two weeks at The Mocambo, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
and Ken Platt play at The Gaumont, Doncaster, UK.
Pop guitarist Duane Eddy
, trying his luck as an actor, is filming Thunder Of Drums in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
plays at The City Auditorium, St Joseph, Missouri, USA.
records Call Me Irresponsible, The Second Time Around, Never On Sunday and Blowin' In The Wind, for Reprise Records in the USA.
Johnny Quale And The Reaction play at The City Hall, Truro, Cornwall, UK. The group includes Roger Taylor who will find greater success as the drummer for Queen.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
, Sterling Morrison, Doug Yule and Atlantic Records
engineer Adrian Barber begin two days of recording rough demos intended for the fourth Velvet Underground
album, Loaded. The songs they work on are Ride Into The Sun, Ocean, I Love You, Walk It And Talk It, and Love Makes You Feel Ten Feet Tall.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Sham 69 play at King George's Hall, Blackburn, UK.
play at Große Jurahalle, Neumarkt, Germany, Europe.
Country singer Rose Maddox
dies of kidney failure in a rest home in Ashland, Oregon, USA .
Pioneering rock'n'roller Hasil Adkins
, known to aficionados as 'The Haze', is deliberately run over in his front yard by a teenager driving an all-terrain vehicle. Adkins will be found dead in his home
in Madison, West Virginia, USA, ten days later.
Parks vs LaFace Records
- brought on behalf of civil rights campaigner Rosa Parks against the hip-hop duo Outkast
and their producer and record labels, is settled with Parks being paid an undisclosed cash settlement and the duo agreeing to work with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development in creating educational programs about the life of Rosa Parks. The record labels and Outkast
admitted to no wrongdoing.
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And Merle Haggard
play the first of three nights at the Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
plays the first of two nights at Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, UK.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at the Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On her Fearless
tour, Taylor Swift
plays the first of two nights at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
And The Jackals play at The Scala, London, UK.