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The comic opera Merrie England is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 120 performances.
The Royal Italian Band conducted by Giuseppe Creatore plays at The Odeon Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Joe Montgomery is born in Kentwood, Louisiana, USA, He will find some acclaim as a blues pianist, working and recording with J.B. Lenoir, and is said to have been an influence on Otis Spann.
Frankie Laine and Patti Page begin a season at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA.
Bill Bruford, drummer of Yes, King Crimson, Gong, Pavlov's Dog and Genesis, is born in Birmingham, UK.
Bing Crosby, with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires and The John Scott Trotter Orchestra, performs The Yodel Blues, Baby Won't You Say You Love Me, The Lament Of Homer Tracy and It Isn't Fair in New York City, USA, during the radio programme Bing Crosby's All Star Chesterfield Show.
Stan Getz records On The Alamo, Gone With The Wind, Yesterdays, Sweet Pie, You Got To My Head and Harshey Bar during his first recording session for Roost Records in New York City, USA.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
George Shearing records Night Flight in New York City, USA.
The Spaniels and The Dells play at Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
When Miles Davis plays at the Caf
Paul Andrews is born in Chingford, London, UK. He will find success as Paul Di'Anno, the first vocalist to record with Iron Maiden.
The Platters play the twelfth night of a two week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Platters play the twelfth night of a two-week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Liberace is playing at The Chase Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ben E. King performs Amor on the WFIL-tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows record It'll Be Me, Round And Round, and other tracks in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Having been formally investigating the supposedly pornographic lyrics of The Kingsmen's 1963 hit single Louie Louie, The FBI Laboratory in the USA officially declares them to be "unintelligible".
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jimmy Smith is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Billy Jo Spears records Get Behind Me Statan And Push in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The movie Wonderwall, with a soundtrack by George Harrison of The Beatles, premieres at The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, Europe. George Harrison and Ringo Starr are present at the premiere.
It's a Beautiful Day and Three Dog Night play the first of three nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fleetwood Mac appear on UK radio's Joe Loss Show.
The Collectors and Hydro-Electric Streetcar play at The Retinal Circus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Phil Ochs plays at Bear's Lair, Berkeley, California, USA. on the same day Ochs plays at Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley (Vietnam Commencement).
Pink Floyd play at Lanchester College, Coventry, Leicestershire, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan's album Nashville Skyline enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No1 during a 42-week run.
Howlin' Wolf plays at The Central London Polytechnic, Regent Street, London, England, UK.
Buffy Sainte-Marie and The Nice and Colwell-Winfield play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
R'n'b guitarist and singer Lowell Fulson plays at The Blue Scene, Twickenham, UK.
Romeo Nelson, a flambouyant boogie-woogie pianist and recording artist, dies of renal failure in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Swindon-based band XTC play a live acoustic set on WMMR FM Radio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at The Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Tuck And Patti play at The Vogue, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, supported by Groop Dogdrill.
Green Day play at The MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
It is reported that Michael Jackson has secured a temporary restraining order in an effort to prevent an upcoming auction of Jackson family-related memorabilia at the Hard Rock Caf
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at The TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
Brownbird Rudy Relic plays at The Rondout Music Lounge, Kingston, New York State, USA.
Lord Huron play at The Thekla, Bristol, UK, supported by Nataly Dawn [best-known as one half of Pomplamoose].
Motorhead play at The Palacio De Los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Fleetwood Mac play at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Mark Knopfler plays at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Bruce Springsteen plays at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
Paul McCartney's gig today at The National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, is postponed until the 19th because McCartney has been infected by a virus.
HAIM play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
InMe play at The O2 Academy Islington, London, England, UK.
Lukas Graham play at The Basement East, Nashville, Tennessee, USA