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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
Musical comedy The Only Girl, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The Belasco Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Jalousie by Jacob Gade is the first piece of music published by Gade And Warny-Musikforlag of Copenhagen, Denmark, in an arrangement for piano and orchestra. The song will become a standard recorded by hundreds of artists, under the name Jealousy. Dizzy Gillespie, Xavier Gugat and Harry James are among the jazz artists who will cover the song.
Julian Edwin Adderley is born in Tampa, Florida. He will find fame as jazz saxophonist ‘Cannonball’ Adderley.
Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra records I'm Doing What I'm Doin' For Love, for Vocalion Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers record Maple Leaf Rag [composed by Scott Joplin, I've Found A New Baby and Shag in New York City, USA.
The Blue Boys play in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
The Heidelberg Singers with Smiling Fritz are playing at Math Igler's Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe Orchestra plays during a month-long engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Annie Had A Baby by Hank Ballard And The Midniters, reaches No1 on the Billboard US R'n'B singles chart. On the same day, That's All Right by Elvis Presley enters the local singles chart in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, at No7, giving him his first chart success outside of his home town of Memphis.
Chuck Berry releases a new single, Come On, on Chess Records in the USA.
Californian group The Pendletones, later to become The Beach Boys, meet with publisher Hite Morgan, who invites them to record their song Surfin' at his home studio.
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The Coasters, The Contours and Aretha Franklin play at the recently opened Zanzibar Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Gary Burton Septet record I've Just Seen Her, My Funny Valentine and other tracks for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
Funded by local club owner Mike Jeffery, The Alan Price Rhythm And Blues Combo [later to become The Animals] record four r'n'b covers in a farm building in the village of Wylam, outside Newcastle, UK.
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WJRZ becomes the first full-time country music radio station in New York City, USA. It will maintain a country format until 1971, when it will switch to a Top 40 format.
On the ATV tv show Cliff And The Shadows Part 1, in the UK, Cliff Richard performs The Time In Between and The Shadows perform My Grandfather's Clock.
Otis Redding releases the album Otis Blue on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour bus reaches Taunton, Somerset, England, UK, Europe. The travels of the bus and its passengers are being filmed for a tv special.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band plays the eleventh of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill is The Sunshine Company.
Trini Lopez is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Chicago Loop play at Arthur's, New York City, USA.
Black Sabbath play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Higsons play at The 101 Club, London, UK.
Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara attend a Variety Club party in London, England, UK, Europe, to celebrate UK pop star Tommy Steele's 25 years in showbiz.
Jazz trumpeter Cootie Williams, who played with Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson and others, as well as scoring several r'n'b hits in the forties, dies in New York City, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play during five nights at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey reaches No9 in the UK singles chart, and her eponymous debut album reaches No6.
Rush play at The North Ranch Country Club, Westlake Village, California, USA.
Spiritualized play at Temptation 2, Liverpool, England, UK.
Eminem, G Unit, Obie Trice, StatQuo, Akon and others play the second of two nights at Lancashire County Cricket Ground, Manchester, England, UK.
The three-day-long Second Vancouver Steel Guitar Festival begins at Rime, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, featuring Steve Dawson, Michael Dunn, Lorene and Art Ruymar, Blind God, Michael Flunkert, Kamoe, The Outriggers, Tim Tweedale, Alexander Varty, Scott Smith and Aaron Joyce.
Mary J. Blige releases a new single, Be Without You on Geffen Records in the USA.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays the first of two nights at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
Howard Jones plays at The Drill Hall, Lincoln, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
Vampire Weekend play the first of three nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
The Charlatans' drummer Jon Brookes collapses during a gig at Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After being resuscitated by a doctor in the audience he is taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he is found to be suffering from a brain tumour.
The Script play at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Vaselines play at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Dylan LeBlanc plays at The 100 Club London, UK. The show is part of the promotion for LeBlanc's debut album Pauper's Field.
Vivian Girls play at The Empty Bottle, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Benjamin Folke Thomas plays at The Bell, Bath, UK.
Bloodshot Bill plays at Daytrive, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Talladega by Eric Church is released to radio in the USA by EMI Records.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The UK premiere of Kinky Boots, the multi award-winning musical, with music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, opens in the West End of London, UK, at The Adelphi Theatre.
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, opens at Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany, Europe, where it will remain for five months.