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Vocalists Banks And Winona Winter, Novelty Musical Artists The Perching Brothers and comic vocalists The Clipper Quartette are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Edith Elizabeth Enke is born Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA. She will find fame as vivacious singer, actress, and comedienne Edie Adams.
Dave Peverett, who will become lead singer of The Savoy Brown Blues Band and Foghat, is born in Dulwich, London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the fortieth night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
Chris Powell And His Blue Flames are playing during a week at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Native American Crow indians Pete Whiteman, Milton Yellow Mule and Mrs. Milton Yellow Mule record Owl Dance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Pete Seeger plays at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, USA.
Connie Francis is at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The Tadd Dameron Orchestra records If You Could See Me Now, You're Joy and other tracks in New York City, USA, for RiversideRecords.
From Me To You, the third single by The Beatles, enters the UK pop singles chart at No6. It will peak at No1 during a seventeen week stay.
The Migil Five play at Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, UK
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis, Little Richard (whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix], The Vibrators, The Exciters, The Hollies, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw and King Curtis play at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Jazz pianist Horace Silver plays at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles are interviewed live on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Goes Live! The Yardbirds appear on the same show, then play a gig at The Ricky-Tick Club, Thames Hotel, Windsor, UK.
Fleetwood Mac record a live session for BBC radio show Night Ride at BBC Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles start yet another company, Apple Publicity.
Waylon Jennings records Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen play the first of two nights at Jantzen Beach, Portland, Oregon, USA, to an audience of 8,000.
Loose Ends release their second LP, So Where Are You, on Virgin Records in the UK.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Brook Benton, who enjoyed several hits in the 50s, 60s and 70s, dies at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Queens, New York City, USA, from bacterial meningitis.
Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is inteviewed by jazz historian Evan Spring at his home in New Jersey, USA. The interview will be broadcast on WKCR-FM to promote Jarrett's upcoming concert at The Town Hall, New York City, with his 'Standards Trio'.
On their The Ringmaster tour, The Beautiful South play their first-ever North American gig, in The Concert Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Black Crowes play at The Roxy, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz duo The Harper Brothers release a new album, Artistry, in the USA on Polygram Records.
Wiltshire's most successful-ever blues band, The Hoax, play at The Brook, Southampton.
Soul superstar Luther Vandross is admitted to hospital in New York City, USA, after suffering a stroke.
Alexisonfire, Rise Against and The Fullblast play the first of two nights at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Lou Reed plays at Kursaal, San Sebastian, Spain, Europe.
Megadeth play at The Queensbridge Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Rob Thomas, singer with Matchbox 20, plays at The Ventura Theater, Ventura, California, USA.
Zen Cafe play in the Tavastia Club, Helsinki, Finland.
Laura Marling plays at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, UK, supported by Alessi's Ark.
Gyratory System release their second album, New Harmony, on The Angular Recording Corporation in the UK.
Neil Young is spotted shopping for vinyl on Record Store Day at Plan 9 Records in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, supported by Ed Sheeran.
Edwin Shirley, the rock'n'roll trucking pioneer whose fleet of vehicles transported artists including The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Abba, Queen and Michael Jackson, dies aged 64 in Homerton Hospital, Hackney, London, England, UK, Europe. He had been diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2009 but continued working for as long as possible.
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Rapper Christ Bearer, aka Andre Johnson, of the group Northstar is found seriously injured on the sidewalk outside his apartment in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital where it is learned that, while under the influence of PCP, he had cut off his own penis before jumping from the balcony of his apartment.
Puddle Of Mudd play at Trees, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Touring in support of their second LP, Another Eternity, Purity Ring play at Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Mariah Carey plays at Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Emma King plays at Hessle Town Hall, Hull, England, UK.
Wolfmother play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.