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Musical Comedy The Casino Girl opens at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 105 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the twelfth night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
Singing cowboy Jimmy Wakely plays the eleventh night of two weeks at The Oriental Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing at The Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a seven week stand.
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.
Philip Henry Mitchell is born in London, England, UK. He will join the blues/rock band Dr. Feelgood as their bass player in 1983.
British punk recording artist Patrik Fitzgerald is born in Stratford, London, England, UK, Europe.
Louis Jordan And The Tympany Five play at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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.
Bob Dylan's eponymous debut album is released on Columbia Records in the USA.
The Kenny Dorham Sextet records Blues Lament, Cross 'D' Tracks and other material at Van Gelder studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
When The Bill Evans Trio play at Shelley Manne's Manhole in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, the show is recorded and later released as a live album, cleverly titled The Bill Evans Trio at Shelly's Manne-Hole, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sonny Stitt records Shangri-La, Mama Don't Allow It, Soul Food, My New Baby, The Eternal One, Misty, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone and 42639 for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles new album, With The Beatles, is released in Australia on Parlophone Records.
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson presents The Beatles with their Show Business Personalities of the Year (1963) Award at The Dorchester Hotel, London, UK.
Gerry And The Pacemakers appear on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
Nico (backed by Jackson Browne on guitar) plays at Stanley's in the basement of The Dom, New York City, USA, supported by Tim Buckley.
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Kaleidoscope play the first of two nights at The Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by James Cotton and It's a Beautiful Day.
Manfred Mann play at Exeter University, Exeter, UK, Europe.
Copperhead, Clover, Redlegs, The Flying Circus, Contraband and Bermuda Palms play a benefit gig for Houseboat Legal Defence in San Rafael, California, USA.
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.
Joe Cocker and an entourage of 43 crew members and musicians, fly on a Super Constellation from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Detroit, Michigan, where Cocker’s Mad Dogs And Englishmen tour is set to start the next day.
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The Greatest Show On Earth play at The City Of London College, Moorgate, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tonight's edition of The Tom Jones Show on tv in the USA features guest appearances by Raquel Welch, Lou Rawls, Roy Clark and The Ace Trucking Company.
Rory Gallagher plays at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Randy Rhoads, best-known as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz, dies in a plane crash near Orlando, Florida, USA.
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Popular folk singer and recording art Burl Ives, now 76 years old, appears at Imagination Celebration Internationale, held at Santa Ana High School Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Mudhoney play at The Central Tavern, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at Montreal Forum, Montreal, Canada.
When Jethro Tull play at Muelle Uno, Lima, Peru, South America, frontman Ian Anderson seriously injures his knee while on stage. The injury will, two months later, bring him close to death as a result of a blood clot.
Solomon Burke plays at Amoeba Music, San Francisco, California, USA.
Queen, Will Smith, Annie Lennox, Katie Melua, India.Arie and others perform in the 46664 South Africa concert supporting women in the fight against AIDS, at The Fancourt Hotel, George, South Africa, in the presence of Former President Nelson Mandela.
London’s legendary Abbey Road studios are opened to the public during a festival of movie scores, beginning with A Hard Day’s Night, starring the studio’s most famous sons, The Beatles.
The Twang release their debut single, Wide Awake, on B-Unique Records in the UK.
Tori Amos previews songs from her upcoming album, Abnormally Attracted To Sin, with a live appearance at La Zona Rosa during the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, USA.
Justin Bieber is a guest on popular talk show Wetten Dass...? in Augsburg, Germany, Europe.
Jimmy Webb plays the last of three nights at The Kranzenberg Arts Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Caan Capan, formerly of Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, releases his second single, Every Little Thing.
Movie soundtrack compilation album The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond, is released in the UK. The album features tracks by Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, The Low Anthem, The Decemberists, Neko Case, Maroon 5 and others.
Kenny Rogers plays at The Table Mountain Casino, Friant, California, USA.
Bastille play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK.
The War On Drugs play at The Bowery Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Moby releases the video for his track Saints, taken from his album Innocents.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason crashes his rare Formula One McLaren F1 GTR car into a tyre wall during the Goodwood Members Meeting in West Sussex, England, UK. Mason emerges unhurt.
Lukas Graham play at BSA, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
Ringo Starr releases a new 5-track EP, Zoom In, all of which was recorded in Starr's home studio. Guests on the album include Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Robbie Krieger of The Doors, Ben Harper and Jenny Lewis