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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 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.
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.
The Delta Rhythm Boys are playing during two weeks at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Phil Shoenfelt is born in Bradford, England, UK. He will find acclaim as a musician and author, living for many years in New York and later in Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Hy-Tone records artist T.S. Mims And His Band sign a contract to perform live at Martin's Corner, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Anthony Jones is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He will become the bassist for Humble Pie when they reform in 1980, and will play on their albums On To Victory and Go For The Throat.
Popular singer Adeline Lanthenay dies aged 82 in Paris, France, Europe.
Peter Brain is born in Australia, Oceania. He will find success as singer, actor and TV presenter Frankie J. Holden. During the 1970s Holden will be the frontman for retro-rock band Ol' 55.
Amos Milburn records Three Times A Fool, Why Don't You Do Right, Let Me Go Home Whiskey and Please Mr. Johnson for Aladdin Records in Radio Recorders studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Thelonious Monk Trio records Trinkle Trinkle, These Foolish Things, Bemsha Swing and Reflections for Prestige Records in New York City, USA. They will appear on the 1954 LP Thelonious Monk Trio.
Roseanne Vela is born in Galveston, Texas, USA. She will find success as singer and songwriter Rosie Vela.
Patti Page, with Jack Raelcs Orchestra, records How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?, Oo! What You Do To Me and My Jealous Eyes for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
Popular singer Julius La Rosa records his first session for Cadence Records in New York City, USA.
Hank Thompson And The Brazos Valley Boys record At The Rainbow's End, When You're Lovin' You're Livin', You Don't Have The Nerve and I Saw My Mother's Name in Capitol Records Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Leventhal is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as a Grammy Award-winning musician, producer, songwriter, and recording engineer, producing albums for Michelle Branch, Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Jim Lauderdale, Joan Osborne, Loudon Wainwright III, The Wreckers and others.
The Bell Sisters, with Jack Pleis And His Orchestra, record A Fool Such As I and I'm Teaching My Dolly To Pray for RCA Records in the USA.
Willie Johnson with Thelma records Don't Tell Mama, Here Comes My Baby, Sometimes I Wonder Why and Love Me Til Dawn for Savoy Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.