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The musical revue Small Wonder, with music by Baldwin Bergerson and Albert Selden, opens at The Coronet Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The musical revue Sim Sala Bim, with words and music by Alvin H. Jansen, is playing at The Morosco Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 54 performances.
The musical Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is prresented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 158 performances.
Colorado, a new film starring singing cowboy Roy Rogers, opens at cinemas in the USA.
The Irving Berlin musical Louisiana Purchase is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 444 performances.
Ray Noble And His Orchestra, with The Merriel Abbott Dude Ranch Revue, plays at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Kitty Carlisle is the headline act at Chez Paree, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with orchestral accompaniment by Emil Coleman.
Kay Kyser And His Orchestra, with vocalist Ginny Simms, record I'd Know You Anywhere and I've Got A One-Track Mind, for Columbia Records in Los Angeles, Califonria, USA. One-Track Mind features an early use of the Sonovox, a similar effect to the later talk-box of the 1970s, the vocoder, and the contemporary Antares Autotune, although achieved in a different way.
Jimmy Gilmer is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, but he will grow up in Texas, where he will unite with a local band to form the successful group Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs.