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The musical comedy Florodora plays at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
Musical fantasy The Storks is playing at The Dearborn Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Columbia Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, USA, presents a burlesque show featuring The Social Maids with their 'sensational number' The Jelly Roll, described as 'the hit of the season'. The same show also offers Stone And Pillard - The Dancing Demons.
Bill Pinkney is born in Sumter, South Carolina, USA. He will go on to be a founding member of The Drifters.
Roy Fox and his Band play at the Cafe Anglais, London, UK.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Gypsy Airs for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Jan Savitt And His Orchestra play a live session in The Hotel Lincoln, New York City, USA.
Stephen Allen Lage is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as Steve Lage, bassist of psychedelic 60s East Bay area band The Savage Resurrection.
Tommy Aldridge is born in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as a heavy metal and hard rock drummer, noted for his work with Black Oak Arkansas, Pat Travers Band, Ozzy Osbourne, Gary Moore, Whitesnake, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy.
Dean Martin And Jerry Lewis are playing at Chez Paree, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Kitty Kallen. Dick Stabile And His Orchestra provide the accomanying music.
Saxophone star Earl Bostic records Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and For You, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
R'n'B vocal group The Chords appear on The Colgate Summer Comedy Hour tv show at The NBC Century Theatre, Seventh Avenue, New York City, USA. They sing their major hit, Sh-Boom, and also also perform Say Hey, Willie, with baseball star Willie Mays.
Danny And The Juniors release a new single, Twistin' USA, on Swan Records in theUSA.
Johnny Nash plays the fifth night of a two week season at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Tracy Pendarvis releases his new single, Southbound Line, on Sun Records in the USA.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
The Kingston Trio record The Whistling Gypsy for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Velaires appear on popular tv series American Bandstand, recorded in W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Detroit Spinners have their first taste of success when That's What Girls Are Made For hits No5 on the Billboard R'n'B Singles chart in the USA.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Julie Christie makes her breakthough as an actress when the film Billy Liar opens in the UK. Christie makes a significant impact in the role of Liz, one of Billy Liar's girlfriends. As well as appearing in many more movies, including Dr. Zhivago, Far From The Madding Crowd and The Go-Between. She will also inspire at least two songriters, appearing as Julie in The Kinks' song Waterloo Sunset (1967) and taking centre stage in Brian Eno's Julie With... (1977).
American music trade magazine Billboard reports that Hite B. Morgan's Guild Music is suing Capitol Records for copyright infringement in respect of three Beach Boys songs, Surfin', Surfer Girl and Surfin' Safari.
Thelma Carpenter is playing at The Bon Soir, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Sarah Vaughan, with Quincy Jones as producer, records A Taste of Honey, Shiny Stockings, Night Song, Stompin' At The Savoy, Fascinating Rhythm, The Moment of Truth and Tea for Two for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
Billboard magazine in the USA reports that record producer John Fisher, known for having produced Suspicion by Terry Stafford, has unexpectedly left his position as President of Crusader Records, and has been replaced by Harry Maselow.
The Moody Blues play in an upstairs room at The Stork Hotel, Walsall, UK.
Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin reaches No1 in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing at Pep's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The show is recorded by Blue Note Records but is not released.
The Ivy League play at The Winter Gardens, Morecambe, England, UK.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Phil Ochs plays at Lindy Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Earth play the sixth of seven nights at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, supported by Junior's Eyes and The Tremors. Soon after returning to the UK, Earth will announce that they are changing their name to Black Sabbath.
Blind Faith release their debut album, Blind Faith, in the UK on Polydor Records. The group includes Eric Clapton on guitar and Steve Winwood on organ.
The Cure play at Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Dollar enter the UK singles chart with Hand Held In Black And White.
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Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach fly back into the UK, landing at Heathrow Airport, where Ringo reveals that he has decided not to appear in the film Yellowbeard.
Jam Tonight by Freddie Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA, a position it will hold for one week.
Joseph Adam Jonas is born in Casa Grande, Arizona, USA. He will find success first as a member of The Jonas Brothers, then as a solo performer and recording artist.
Expose is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA for sales of the hit album, What You Don't Know.
Soundgarden play at The Axis, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play at The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Bob Dylan's live album MTV Unplugged is awarded a gold disc in the USA.
On her Heart Of Stone tour, Cher plays at Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Iron Maiden release a live version of their 1983 single, The Trooper, in the UK on EMI Records.
Athlete release a new single, Tourist, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Grammy-winning jazz singer, pianist and composer Diana Krall plays in Peppermill Hotel Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Jonas Sees In Color play at The Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
CeeLo Green, Band Of Skulls, Parma Violets, Klaxons, Korn, Manic Street Preachers, Kelis, and others play on the fifth day of the seven-day long Sziget Festival, Óbudai-Sziget, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.