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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.
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.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans are starring in the annual Madison Square Garden Rodeo, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Arthur Prysock, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter, The Four Blazes, Thelma Carpenter and Larry Darnell are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Erskine Hawkins and The Orioles are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz vibraphonist Red Norvo records I Remember You And Skylark in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bandleader Al Smith files a contract for his group to perform for three months at The Circle Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bing Crosby is heard perfoming Open Up Your Heart, Just For You, Zing A Little Zong, Til The End Of The World, Walkin' My Baby Back Home and You Belong To Me on The Big Crosby Show For The General Electric Company in the USA. (The tracks were recorded on September 3)
Brinsley Forde is born in Guyana, South America. He will find success as a founding member/vocalist and guitarist with Aswad.
Oscar Pettiford records Cello Again, Sonny Boy, I'm Beginning To See The Light and A-Dee-Dong Blues, for his Roost Records album In A Cello Mood, in New York City, USA.
The Five Keys are playing during four days of gigs at at The Farmdell Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The Sons Of The Pioneers perform Ride 'Em Cowboy, Wagon Wheels, Utah Trail and other songs, on their KHJ-Mutual radio series The Lucky-U Ranch, in the USA.
Doris Day records Ma Says Pa Says and A Full Time Job (duets with Johnnie Ray) and Mister Tap Toe for Columbia Records in Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Country All Stars (Chet Atkins and Homer Haynes on guitars, Jethro Burns on mandolin, Jerry Byrd on steel guitar, Charles Grean on bass and Dale Potter on fiddle), record Fiddle Patch and Fiddle Sticks, with producer Stephen Sholes for the RCA Victor album String Dustin' at Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Grandpa Jones, with Steven Sholes as producer, records Bread And Gravy, Dear Old Sunny South, Papa's Corn Likker Still and Old Rattler's Son at Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Sessioneers on the tracks are guitarists Chet Atkins and Henry Haynes, mandolin player Kenneth Burns, Steel guitarist Jerry Byrd, bassist Charlie Grean and fiddler Tommy Jackson.
Ray Anderson is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as an avant-garde jazz trombonist.
Cordell Mosson is born in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as bassist Cordell "Boogie" Mosson of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Revered Philippine composer and performer Francisco Buencamino dies.
Billy Walker records You Know You Did, The One You Hurt, I Can Tell and I Had A Dream in Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.