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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
Sousa's Band opens for four nights at Indiana State Fair, Indianpolis, Indiana, USA.
The Four Madcaps, Lamar And Gabriel, Colby And Way, World And Dreyfuss, Lee Delbosq, Lew Wells and Ola Hayden are appearing at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dorsch And Russell, Davis And De Hearde, Gallando, Dave Caston, Rose And Jeanette and The Southern Quartet are playing at The Chutes, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Home Guards Band records Cannon Ball March for The Gramophone Company in London, UK.
Albert Aloysius Casey is born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He will grow up to be Al Casey, a jazz guitar player of high distinction, working with Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson and others.
Prince's Orchestra records The Toy Shop Symphony and Christmas Morning With The Kiddies for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, aka The Blue Follies, is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
The musical farce Walk This Way, starring Billy (Single) Clifford, is playing at The Grand, Salem, Oregon, USA. A street concert by The Ladies Brass Band takes place the same day.
Julian Edwin Adderley is born in Tampa, Florida. He will find fame as jazz saxophonist ‘Cannonball’ Adderley.
Hoagy Carmichael records Georgia On My Mind for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Jazz tuba player Anthony Lacen, known as Tuba Fats, is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will become the most famous tuba player from New Orleans, and will play traditional New Orleans jazz and blues for over 40 years.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
R'n'b vocal group The Flamingos play at The Ebony Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
Female rock'n'roller Alis Lesley plays the first night of a week at Chez Emile, Quebec, Montreal, Canada.
The Biggest Show Of Stars Of '60, featuring Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Sam Cooke, Bo Diddley, Hank Ballard, Duane Eddy, The Olympics, Dion, Marv Johnson and The Bobbettes, plays at The Memorial Auditorium, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
The Hawks record What A Party in New York City, USA, for Roulette Records. The Hawks include Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko and Levon Helm, who will go on to form The Band.
Brenda Lee releases a new single, Fool No1, on Decca Records in the USA.
The Gary Burton Septet record I’ve Just Seen Her, My Funny Valentine and other tracks for RCA Records in New York City.
The Four Seasons ascend to No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Sherry, and will hold the top slot for five weeks.
Lloyd Price plays the third of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Marty Robbins releases a new single, One Of These Days, on Columbia Records in the USA.
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.
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.
Wayne Fontana denies rumours that he and his group The Mindbenders are splitting up.
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Popular French vocalist Barbara begins a stint as the headlining act at The Bobino Music Hall, Montparnasse, Paris, France, Europe.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Youngbloods play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, supported by The Other Half and Mad River.
The Chicago Loop play at Arthur's, New York City, USA.
Joan Baez, Big Brother And The Holding Company, The Everly Brothers, The Byrds, Country Joe And The Fish, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, The Mothers of Invention, Buffy St. Marie and Wilson Pickett play at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, USA.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Singer-songwriter and political activist Victor Jara is machine-gunned by Chilean government soldiers. His body is dumped on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile, South America. The 2008 song Victor Jara's Hands by Calexico is about his life and influence, and makes reference to the fact that the bones of his hands were broken by his military torturers in the days before he died. Victor Jara's death is also referenced in The Clash's 1980 song Washington Bullets.
Duran Duran fly to New York City to begin their first headlining tour of the USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure tour, Rush play at The Civic Center, Glen Falls, New York State, USA.
Saxon play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
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.
The Christians enter the UK singles chart with Greenbank Drive, which will peak at No63 during a two-week run.
The Grateful Dead play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the eightteenth show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
Tonight's episode of US tv series One Tree Hill is entitled Get Cape.Wear Cape. Fly. as an hommage to the British band of that name.
Jackson Browne plays the second of two nights at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
A new exhibition, The House Of Annie Lennox, opens at The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. The exhibition 'explores the image and creative vision of Annie Lennox'.
DuelJewel play at Bessie Hall, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
On their Carnivores tour, Linkin Park play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rachael Dadd releases a new album, We Resonate, on Sweetdreams Press in Japan, Asia.
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The Bonnevilles play at The Castle Hotel, Manchester, England, UK.
On their The M A N I A tour, Fall Out Boy play at the Music Midtown Festival, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Catherine McGrath plays at The Haunt, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.