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The Gramophone Company, having been officially registered by William Barry Owen and his partner/investor Trevor Williams, moves from the Hotel Cecil in London to 31 Maiden Lane.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
, a play with music, is presented at The Academy Of Music, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 88 performances.
The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
, billed as "A Negro Musical Comedy", is presented at The Shaftesbury Theatre, London, UK.
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
The 1st Academy Awards
are presented at a private dinner in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, California, USA. Warner Brothers Production receive an 'honorary award' for 'producing The Jazz Singer
, the pioneer outstanding talking picture, which has revolutionized the industry'. Tickets cost $5 and only 270 people attend the fifteen minute-long event.
Jazz pianist Larry Green
plays the second night of a ten-day engagement at Bill Green's Casino, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
The Irving Berlin
musical and political satire Call Me Madam
is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
and Hal McIntyre begin a week at The Chase, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town
, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
And His Orchestra play in The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
is born in London, UK. He will find success as a member of punk band The Rich Kids.
is appearing at The Tivoili Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
The Rolling Stones
play at The Civic Auditorium, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Byrds
. On the same day, The Stones also record an appearance on tv show Shivaree
. This is also the first day on which Stones' guitarist Brian Jones
takes LSD, at the urging of acid-evangelist Ken Kesey and his group, The Merry Pranksters.
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 musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Ernest 'Pop' Stoneman of The Stoneman Family, has his second intestinal surgery in less than a month at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
play at an RAF base near Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by all-girl group Mandy. (The Iveys
will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger
American soul duo Bob And Earl
play at The Shades Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
The Thompson Twins play at the University of London Union, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Any Trouble.
Pat Travers plays at Tucson Community Center Arena, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
The Cockney Rejects play at the Electric Ballroom
, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Kidz Next Door.
(formerly Dr. Hook
And The Medicine Show) play during four nights at Bailey's, Watford, England, UK, Europe.
The album Worldbeat
by the French group Kaoma
is awarded a gold disc in Canada.
Money Don’t Matter 2 Night by Prince
peaks at No23 in the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. Profits from the single are donated to The United Negro College Fund.
bassist Reginald 'Fieldy' Arvizu marries his girlfriend Deena Beber, in a waterfront wedding at St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, California, USA.
begins the North American leg of his 2008 tour with a gig at The Palladium
, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
and her husband Gavin Rossdale
attend the cocktail reception for Snow Flower And The Secret Fan at The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, Europe.
Blues-rock band 24 Pesos
release a new album, When The Ship Goes Down, on Ourgate Records in the UK.
play at The Hi Fi Bar And Ballroom Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
play The Star-Spangled Banner before the San Francisco Giants game at AT+T Park, San Francisco, California, USA.
King Pleasure And The Biscuit Boys play at The Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, UK.