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Paper Roses by Anita Bryant
reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Having been sacked from radio station WCBS in New York City, USA, after his involvement in the payola
scandal, deejay Alan Freed
takes up a new post at KDAY, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is reported that young entrepreneur Berry Gordy Jr
of Detroit, Michigan, USA, has announced plans to start his own recording label. The label will become the Motown
Patrick Waite, bassist of Musical Youth, is born in Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz pianist Barry Harris spends the second of two days recording tracks for his album, At The Jazz Workshop, in San Francisco, California, USA, for Riverside Records
is born in London, UK. He will find success as a member of punk band The Rich Kids.
Popular vocalist Jimmy Clanton
plays the last of six nights at the Jolla Club, Tucson, Arizona, USA, supported by Roy Orbison
Young Detroit, Michigan, entrepreneur Berry Gordy Jr announces plans to start his own record label, Tamla.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.