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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 Jelly Roll
, described as 'the hit of the season'. The same show also offers Stone And Pillard - The Dancing Demons.
The Columbia Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, USA, presents a burlesque show featuring The Social Maids with their 'sensational number'
Bill Pinkney is born in Sumter, South Carolina, USA. He will go on to be a founding member of The Drifters
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
And Jerry Lewis are playing at Chez Paree, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Kitty Kallen. Dick Stabile
And His Orchestra provide the accomanying music.
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.
plays the fifth night of a two week season at Basin Street East, New York City, 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.
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.
, 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.
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 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.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
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
Dollar enter the UK singles chart with Hand Held In Black And White.
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.
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.
play at The Axis, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
's live album MTV Unplugged is awarded a gold disc in the USA.
Grammy-winning jazz singer, pianist and composer Diana Krall
plays in Peppermill Hotel Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
CeeLo Green, Band Of Skulls, Parma Violets, Klaxons, Korn
, Manic Street Preachers
, and others play on the fifth day of the seven-day long Sziget Festival, Óbudai-Sziget, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.