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Police Superintendent David Hennessey is shotgunned to death on Basin Street
, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Hennessey's death will be immortalised as an early blues song, The Downfall Of The Lion, written by Richard 'Rabbit' Brown
The silent movie Clarence
, based on a Booth Tarkington
stage play about a 'mysterious hero who jazzes the flappers' hearts away with his moanin' saxophone', has its premiere in New York City, USA. The film stars Wallace Reid
Tommy Christian And His Orchestra
are playing during a three-month engagement at The Mounds Country Club, East St. Louis, Illinois, USA, operated by the notorious St. Louis gangster William Patrick 'Bow Wow' McQuillan.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Erskine Hawkins and
Toriano Adaryll Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana. He will find fame as Tito Jackson of the Jackson Five.
Long established as a radio show, The Grand Ole Opry
makes its debut as a monthly tv show on the ABC network. Les Paul
and Mary Ford
headline the first broadcast.
And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a three-night engagament at The Red Hill Inn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
flies from London, England, UK, Europe, to New York City, USA, where he is to record a tv appearance for the Ed Sullivan
opens in the Congo Room of The Hotel Sahara, Las Vegas, nevada, USA.
is playing during three weeks at The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd records Island Blues, Carcara, Long Time Baby and other tracks for his Columbia Records
in New York City, USA.
And The V Group, Dorothy Baker, Gordon Peters and The Jeridale Three play at The Guildhall, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
informally sits in on a Stan Getz
recording session in New York City, USA, during which they record Clear Out Of This World, Just Friends and Have You Met Miss Jones?
The album That's Our Song
by Esther And Abi Ofarim enters the German Pop Albums Chart, where it will peak at No1 and will remain on the chart for 80 weeks.
plays at the Memorial Auditorium, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
play at The Coliseum, Amarillo, Texas, USA, supported by Sweat Hog.
Uriah Heep are working on their sixteenth LP, Equator
, at Jacobs Studios, Farnham, England, UK, Europe.
And The Argonauts play at The Wagon And Horses, Twyford, England, UK, Europe.
resume work on their next album, now tentatively titled Margaret On A Guillotine, at Jacobs Studios, Ridgeway House, near Farnham, Surrey, England, UK, Europe. (The album will be released as The Queen Is Dead)
And The Banshees play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Judie Tzuke plays at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
plays the second of four nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe, towards the end of the Temples And Flames tour. George Harrison
is in the audience.
At the Industria Superstudio, Manhattan, New York City, USA, Madonna
holds a party for 800 of her very closest friends, to celebrate the release of her upcoming album and book, Sex. She arrives dressed as Little Bo Peep, carrying a lamb.
, who found success as comedienne, singer and impersonator, dies of cancer and pneumonia, aged 81, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The O2 Academy, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
On their Dominion
play at The Chance, Poughkeepsie, New York State, with Beast In Black and Edge Of Paradise.