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The Bowery Burlesquers are appearing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Singing Girl! with music by Victor Herbert, plays at The Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical show The Cohan Revue of 1916, with music by George M. Cohan, is presented at The Astor Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 165 performances.
The orchestras of Chick Webb, Fletcher Henderson, King Oliver and Fess Williams take part in a show billed as The Battle Of Jazz at The Savoy Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Legendary New York Yankees baseball hitter Joe DiMaggio begins the most famous achievement of his career, a record-breaking 56-game hitting streak. DiMaggio will bat .408 during the streak, with 15 home runs and 55 Runs Batted In, before it ends on July 17 at Cleveland Stadium. Di Maggio's career and achievements will inspire many songs, including Joltin' Joe DiMaggio [1941] by Les Brown And His Band of Renown, Mrs Robinson [1968] by Simon And Garfunkel and DiMaggio Done It Again by Billy Bragg and Woody Guthrie.
K.T. Oslin is born in Crossett, Arkansas, USA, she will find success as a country artist with songs including 80's Ladies, Hold Me and Come Next Monday.
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.
Charlie Parker plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Bob Crosby And His Orchestra record Shanghai and That Naughty Waltz, for Capitol Records at Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Perry Como records There's No Boat Like A Rowboat and There's A Big Blue Cloud, with Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra and The Fontane Sisters at The Manhattan Center, New York City, USA.
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.
Elvis Presley fails an audition to play with the house band, Eddie Bond And The Stompers, at The Hi Hat Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, and is told he'll never make it as a singer.
Little Richard continues work on recording the tracks Ready Teddy and Heebie-Jeebies at J + M Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Having left Dot Records, The Del-Vikings sign a new contract with Mercury Records in the USA.
Frankie Laine plays the third night in a two-week season at the Palladium, London, UK.
Count Basie and Sarah Vaughan are recording tracks for their Roulette Records duet album Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan.
Barbra Streisand plays the seventh night in a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
It Keeps Rainin' by Fats Domino enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No23.
The Jazztet play at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Jay And The Americans record This Is It, for United Artists Records at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, USA. The song is written by Brill Building composers Ellie Greenwich and T. Powers.
Ray Conniff, His Orchestra And Chorus record medleys of Christmas songs including We Wish You A Merry Christmas and The Little Drummer Boy, in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Downliners Sect play at The Club Noreik, Tottenham, North London, England, UK.
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart for the first of four weeks.
The Soulents play at The Regal, Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK. Two members of the group, Dale Griffin and Pete Overend Watts, will go on to form Mott The Hoople.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
Bob Dylan plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK.
Buck Owens and The Buckaroos perform I've Got A Tiger By The Tail and Sweet Rosie Jones on NBC tv's The Kraft Music Hall in the USA. The show's host, Eddy Arnold, performs I Really Don't Want To Know and his latest single It's Over.
The Jackson 5 release a new album, Moving Violation, on Motown Records, in the USA.
The Brains play at The Memorial Hall Ballroom, University Of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA, supported by R.E.M.
Ricky Skaggs is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
EMI opens its first-ever CD manufacturing factory in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Phish play at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York State, USA.
Forbidden, Vicious Rumours and Death Angel play at at Kuusisaaren Paviljonki, Oulu, Finland, Europe.
Trip Shakespeare, Astorians and Chad Gracey play at CBGB's. New York City, USA.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
A star in honour of latin hitmaker Trini Lopez is unveiled on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Inch-time play at Cafe Oto, Dalston, London, UK.
The Mark Lanegan band plays at The Mod Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Blues-rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Ana Popovic plays at The Mojo Kitchen, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Rockhal, Luxembourg, Europe.
Bombay Bicycle Club, Bonobo, Wolfmother, Ingrid Michaelson, and others play at The Hangour Music Festival, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.
The 1975 play at Marathon Music Works, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the second of six nights at Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy, Europe.
On their Live On Earth 2016 World Tour B.A.P. play at Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Iggy Azalea, Mike Posner, Lukas Graham, Fifth Harmony, Kygo and Alessia Cara play at CBS Radio's SPF at Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.