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Jan Wiktor Kiepura is born in Sosnowiec, Poland, Europe. he will find success as internationally successful singer and actor Jan Kiepura.
S.H. Dudley records That's The Kind, Why Don't The Band Play?, Private Tommy Atkins, His Own Familiar Tune and other songs for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Jazz clarinettist and bandleader Woody Herman (Woodrow Charles Herman) is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Billy Hays and His Orchestra record Do You Believe and Sittin' And Whittlin' for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Lillie Mae Jones is born in Flint, Michigan, USA. She will find success as jazz and r'n'b vocalist Betty Carter.
Jimmy Lewis records All The Fun's On Me, I'm Still In Love, I've Gotta Right To Love and Slippin' And Slidin', for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Mick Mulligan And His Magnolia Jazz band play at The Savoy Ballroom, Portsmouth, UK.
John Doan is born in Santa Monica, California, USA. He will find acclaim and success as one of the best-known harp guitarists in the world, playing in styles including acoustic, ambient, classical, Celtic, folk and New Age.
Dance band leader DeBroy Somers dies, aged 62, of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. George's Hospital, Knightsbridge, London, UK.
Frankie Laine and Hal McIntyre begin a week at The Chase, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Vee Jay Records of Chicago, Illinois, USA, signs Sonny Til And The Orioles to a recording contract.
Helen Shapiro plays the third night of two weeks at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
Joey Dee And The Starliters record vocal overdubs for What Kind Of Love Is This, for Roulette Records in the USA.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at The Regal, Edmonton, London, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
The Jimmie Davis Tabernacle, a non-denominational place of worship named after the famous country music singer of You Are My Sunshine, is dedicated near Jonesboro, Louisiana, USA.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
On the same day, Janet Dameta Jackson is born in Gary, Indiana, USA. She will find fame as Janet Jackson.
Janet Dameta Jackson is born in Gary Indiana. She will find fame as Janet Jackson.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Lana Cantrell is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
Cliff Richard is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Edwin Starr plays at The Scotch Of St. James, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
American soul duo Bob And Earl play at The Shades Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Petula Clark plays at The Masonic Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Buffy Sainte-Marie and The Nice and Colwell-Winfield play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays in The Civic Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald releases a new single Sunshine Of Your Love/Hey Jude, in the UK on Polydor Records. (Hey Jude is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles]
The Sound play at The 101 Club, Battersea, London, England, UK, Europe. Julian Cope of The Teardrop Explodes is said to have attended this gig.
Ray Charles plays at The Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
During his third gospel tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at the Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gang Of Four play at Hurrah's, New York City, USA.
Joan Armatrading plays at The Kongresshaus, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris reach No1 in the Billboard country singles chart in the USA, with their cover version of To Know Him Is To Love Him. The song was written by legendary record producer Phil Spector.
While Janet Jackson is on the VIP tour at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, she is annoyed by a persistent fan who thinks she is her brother Michael.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
What My Heart Has Seen, an exhibition of art by singer Tony Bennett, opens at the Catto Gallery in London, UK.
To mark the release of the album Motown Remixed, a launch party is held at the Zanzibar club, Santa Monica, California, USA. The event is attended by legendary Motown songwriters and producers including Eddie And Brian Holland, Kenneth Gamble And Leon Huff and Norman Whitfield And Micky Stevenson, plus artists including Otis Williams and Mable John.
Bradford-on-Avon band Blackbud win The Battle of The Bands at the Merlin Theatre in Frome, Somerset, and their prize is an opportunity to play at Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK..
Judas Priest play at Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
White Rabbits play at Stereo, Glasgow, Scotland.
During a 13-date tour, Rihanna plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
Nataly Dawn [best-known as one half of Pomplamoose] plays at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK.
King Pleasure And The Biscuit Boys play at The Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, UK.
Deafheaven play at Shibuya Eggman, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On their Rock Or Bust tour, AC/DC play at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany, Europe, supported by Vintage Trouble.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Rapper T.I. is arrested in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, following an incident in which a security guard refused him entry to his gated Eagle's Landing community because he had lost his keys. In an intoxicated state, T.I. confronted the guard using "vulgar, profane and unbecoming language" which led to the rapped being held on three counts of disorderly conduct.