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Musical comedy The Toreador
is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
James Edward Pryor is born in Lambert, Mississippi, USA. He will find fame as blues vocalist/harmonica player Snooky Pryor.
The Cab Calloway
Orchestra plays at The Club Zanzibar, New York City, USA.
Lee Dorman, guitarist with Iron Butterfly
, is born in St Louis, Missouri, USA.
And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
And The Hurricanes play at The Blue Penguin Club, St. John's Hall, Bootle, Merseyside, England, UK, Europe. Their drummer, Ringo Starr
, will go on to greater fame as a member of The Beatles
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring The Merseybeats
, Joe Cocker
and The McKinleys, plays at Cecil Hall, Hull, UK.
records Mona Lisa, for his album Out Of Sight, in the USA.
The Top Ten Singles on Radio WXYZ 1270 AM in Detroit, Michigan, USA, for this week are as follows :
1. J. Frank Wilson And The Cavaliers
- Last Kiss
2. Roy Orbison
- Pretty Woman
3 Gale Garnett - We'll Sing In The Sunshine
4. The Shangri-Las
- Remember (Walking In the Sand)
5. Roger Miller
- Chug A Lug
6. The Beach Boys
When I Grow Up To Be A Man
7. Martha And The Vandellas
- Dancing In The Street
8. Gene Simmons - Haunted House
9. Manfred Mann
- Do Wah Diddy Diddy
10. The Butterflys - Good Night Baby
is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
' 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 rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Free abandon their current UK tour because singer Paul Kossoff has fallen ill.
Singer-songwriter and political activist Victor Jara
machine-gunned by Chilean government soldiers
. His body is
dumped on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile, South America. The 2008
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
song Washington Bullets.
complete the recording of their fourth album, Ace Of Spades
, for Bronze Records
, at Jackson's Studios, Rickmansworth, UK. It will become recognized as one of the most influential albums in the development of thrash metal.
New York's notorious Studio 54
disco re-opens after nineteen months of closure following the arrest of the owners on tax evasion charges. The new incarnation is under the new management team of Mark Fleischmann and Stanley Tate.
In Manhattan Supreme Court in New York City, USA, testimony is given by Gail Collins, who is charged with the second degree murder of her husband, Felix Pappalardi
of heavy rock band Mountain
are joined by Neville Staples of The Specials fame when they headline a Love Music Hate Racism launch event at the Scala, Kings Cross, London, England, UK.
Multi-award winning guitarist and producer Steve Dawson
releases his second solo album, We Belong To The Gold Coast, in Canada.
And The Heartbreakers record Good Enough at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their twelfth album, Mojo
Talladega by Eric Church is released to radio in the USA by EMI Records.
The Pink Floyd
Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, opens at Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany, Europe, where it will remain for five months.