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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
Chick Bullock is born in Butte, Montana, USA. Despite a serious facial disfigurement, he will find success as a jazz band vocalist in the 1930s, working with Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and others.
Billy Watson is starring in "That jolly musical farce" Krausemeyer's Alley at Gayety Burlesque, Washington DC, USA. The show also features The Billy Watson Beauty Chorus.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Louis Jordan begins two-weeks at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in Hong Kong, Asia. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
The movie Young at Heart, starring Doris Day and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in Finland.
Louis Jordan plays the third night of a week at the Flame Show Bar in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Conway Twitty plays the second of three nights at The Winter Garden, Elizabeth City, Ohio, USA.
The Montgomery Brothers, with Wes Montgomery on guitar, play at The Cellar, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
When The Kingston Trio appears at a Santa Rosa Boys' Club fundraiser in Santa Rosa, California, USA, new member John Stewart makes his live debut with the group.
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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.
Marvin Gaye records Hitch Hike for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Coasters, The Contours and Aretha Franklin play at the recently opened Zanzibar Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The Coasters, The Contours and Aretha Franklin play at the recently opened Zanzibar Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles sets off on holiday to Paris, France, Europe, with his wife Cynthia.
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Manfred Mann play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Andrew Loog Oldham, manager of The Rolling Stones, marries Sheila Klein, in Glasgow, Scotland.
Bob Dylan is rehearsing at Friar's Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with Levon And The Hawks, who will go on to work with him for many years as The Band.
Wilson Pickett records It's All Over and Danger Zone for Atlantic records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Pickett's backing musicians on the session are Wayne Jackson, Gene "Bowlegs" Miller (trumpets), Andrew Love (tenor sax), Floyd Newman (baritone sax), Isaac Hayes (piano) Steve Cropper (guitar), Donald "Duck" Dunn (electric bass) and Al Jackson (drums)
Kaleidoscope and the W.C. Fields Memorial Band play the third of four nights at the Magic Mushroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Are You Experienced, the debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, enters the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart in the USA, where it will remain for 106 weeks.
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The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Quicksilver Messenger Service record Stand By Me, which will be released as their next single.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the second of three nights at Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
The Boomtown Rats play at The Brunel Rooms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK. The Rats leader, Bob Geldof, will go on to mastermind Band Aid and Live Aid, and will in due course become Sir Bob Geldof.
Trilogy play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
King Kurt play at Adam And Eve's, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
1950s music stars Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins re-convene at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to record a new album.
Big Country play at The Phonogram Records Conference, Eastbourne, England, UK.
The late jazz musician Louis Armstrong is honoured with his own American postage stamp. On the same day, the American Centre For Voice Disorders decrees that Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has the strongest voice in rock and roll.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson arrives in Moscow, Russia, Europe, and is greeted at The White Hall by mayor Yuri Luzhkov.
The video for Days Go By by Keith Urban has its premiere on CMT in the USA.
Mudhoney perform their classic album Superfuzz Bigmuff at Koko, Camden, London, England, UK.
Method Man and Redman play at The Heat Nightclub, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
The Mountain Goats play at The Rosemount Hotel, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
The Red Thread play at The Sunset Tavern, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Official Charts Company announces that more than half a billion downloads have now been sold in the UK.
Alice In Chains play at The Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The CenturyLink Center Arena, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Allah-Las release their second LP, Worship The Sun, on Innovative Leisure Records in the USA.
Lowell releases her debut LP, We Loved Her Dearly, on Arts And Crafts Records in the USA and Canada.
Ed Sheeran plays at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Banker's Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
The Neil Cowley Trio releases a new LP, Spacebound Apes, on Hide Inside Records in the UK.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Spielberg ar Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria, Europe.