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Musical The Blue Paradise is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 356 performances. A review in The Evening Journal hails it as "Replete with good music and excellent songs."
Volinist Samuel Gardner records Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms and Long, Long Ago for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
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.
King Oliver And His Dixie Syncopators record Someday Sweetheart in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The comedy-musical film Double Or Nothing, starring Bing Crosby, opens in theatres across the USA.
Perry Robinson is born in New York City, USA. The son of folk music singer-songwriter Earl Robinson, he will find success as a jazz clarinetist and recording artist..
Winston George Sparkes is born in Jubilee Hospital Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. He will find success as a reggae DJ under the name of King Stitt.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frank Sinatra records Why Try To Change Me Now in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
T-Bone Walker plays the first night of a two-week stay at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps play the first night of a week at the Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Roy Orbison records Rockhouse, You're My Baby and other tracks at Sun Records, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Ray Charles plays the first night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA.
Jazz band leader Herbie Fields dies from a deliberate self-administered overdose of sleeping pills, at home in Miami, Florida, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the second of seven nights at The Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
The newly constructed Civic Arena opens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. It will quickly become a popular venue for rock shows, and in 1999 its name will be changed to Mellon Arena.
Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Adam Faith, Helen Shapiro and The John Barry Seven, play in a concert promoted by the Daily Mirror in The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
Paul Anka makes a guest appearance on tv show I've Got A Secret in the USA.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Chrissie Hynde, later to lead The Pretenders, is given her first guitar for her 21st birthday.
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The Rolling Stones play at The British Legion, South Harrow, London, England, UK, Europe. Support band is local combo Blues By Five.
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Cliff Richard And The Shadows, The Clark Brothers, The Strong Brothers, The Karl Denver Trio, Barbara Law, Norman Collier, Marty Wilde And The Wildcats, David Whitfield, Dailey And Wayne, Susan Kane, Eden Kane, Arthur Worsley, The King Brothers, Morecambe And Wise, Julie Grant The Bal Carron Trio, The Mudlarks, Carole Gray and The Pamela Devis Dancers play at The ABC, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe. The show is in aid of the Blackpool Boys' Club Building Fund and The National Association of Youth Clubs, and also features Reginald Dixon at the Organ.
The Supremes release a new single, Baby Love, on Motown Records in the USA.
The Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
The Walker Brothers play at The Marine Ballroom, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK.
Malachi play at The Intersection coffee house in San Francisco, California, USA. The gig is advertised in two local underground newspapers, Rag Baby and The Berkeley Barb, as a performance of 'psychedelic music'.
The Beatles' seventh studio album, Revolver, is released in Spain, Europe, on Odeon Records.
When Johnny Cash plays in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA, he hires a new guitarist, Bob Wootton, to replace his original Tennessee Three lead guitarist Luther Perkins, who had died in a house fire. Wootton will remain Cash's guitarist for nearly thirty years.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Pink Floyd record a session for Radio Hilversum, at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Grateful Dead and The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, play the first of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Deep Purple perform organist Jon Lord's Gemini Suite in the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, UK, with the Orchestra of the Light Music Society, conducted by Malcolm Arnold.
Black Sabbath play at The HIC Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Graham Parker plays at The Chance, Poughkeepsie, New York State, USA.
Mudhoney perform their classic album Superfuzz Bigmuff at Koko, Camden, London, England, UK.
The Cure play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Faith No More play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Rin Asami of Larval Stage Planning is born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, Asia.
Kings Of Leon play at The Exit In, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Trashcan Sinatras play at Cumbernauld Theatre, Cumbernauld, Scotland, UK.
System Of A Down, supported by Mars Volta, play at Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Barenaked Ladies play at the O2 Academy, Leeds, UK.
Harry Connick Jr. plays at The Grand Theatre At Grand Sienna, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Howard Jones plays at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Le Zenith de Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
The Young Sinclairs release a new EP, You Know Where To Find Me, on Planting Seeds Records.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at The MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, supported by Rival Sons.
Madonna begins her Madame X tour, with the first of sixteen shows at Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, USA.