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The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 65 performances.
Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
Sousa's Band plays the last of three nights at The Alhambra Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Nathanial Dowd Gaston Williams is born on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He will find fame as WDIA Radio deejay Nat D. Williams whose show Tan Town Jamboree will pioneer the idea of black deejays playing black music aimed specifically at a black audience.
Jazz trumpeter Bill Coleman And His Orchestra, with Django Reinhardt on guitar, record Big Boy Blues and other tracks in Paris, France.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
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 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.
Marlene Dietrich plays the fifth of eight nights at The Shubert Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Her musical director on these shows is Burt Bacharach.
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.
Little Jimmy Dickens is playing during a five-day engagement at The Four Seasons club, New Aurora, Colorado, USA.
Judy Garland plays to a sell-out audience (13,000) at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK.
Bobby Rydell plays the ninth of ten nights at The Montecello Supper Club, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during a month-long series of shows at The Chez Paree Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This series of shows is considered to have contributed greatly to turning his flagging career around.
Folk duo The Goldcoast Singers is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA, during a four-week booking, with The Willow Creek Ramblers.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Horace Silver is playing during two weeks at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Leon McAuliffe And The Cimarron Boys, Tex Ritter and Sue Thompson And The Plainsmen play in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Do You Love Me by Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
The Kinks begin a six date tour of Scotland, beginning at Barrowlands, Glasgow.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jackie De Shannon records I Remember The Boy, Don't Turn Your Back On Me and Dream Boy, for Liberty Records in the USA.
In Paris, France, The Rolling Stones pre-record an appearance for French tv show Qui De Neuf.
A patent for the Gibson Maestro Fuzz-Tone guitar effects pedal is granted in the USA.
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson comes to the end of recording his album The George Benson Cookbook with producer John Hammond Sr.
The Moody Blues play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Ten Years After.
Led Zeppelin, Lighthouse and Santana play at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Blodwyn Pig play the last of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Tim Rose.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer, aka ELP play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
The Jacques Loussier Trio plays at The Dome, Brighton, UK.
The hit single Strawberry Letter No23 by The Brothers Johnson is certified a gold disc in the USA.
Debbie Harry of Blondie is awarded a gold disc in the USA for her solo album Koo Koo, produced by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic.
Iron Maiden play at The Carl-Diemhalle, Wurzburg, Germany, Europe, supported by Motley Crue.
The Sleeping Pictures play at The Essex Arms, Brentwood, Essex, England, UK, Europe.
Topper Headon releases a new single, Leave It To Luck, on Mercury Records in the UK.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of four nights at The Capitol Center, Landover, Maryland, to an audience of 17,470.
Wirral-based band The Coral score their second hit when Dreaming Of You enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No13 during a five-week run.
Nanci Griffith plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, supported by The Crickets.
The Cribs play in the MTV 2 Gonzo 5th Birthday Show in Liverpool, England, UK, supported by Lightspeed Champion.
Wilco play at The UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Tortoise.
The Features release a new album, Some Kind Of Salvation, on 429 Records in the UK.
It is revealed that BBC director general Mark Thompson has apologised to music business mogul and convicted paedophile Jonathan King for editing his perfomance of the No9 hit single It Only Takes A Minute out of a repeat broadcast of the tv show Top Of The Pops on the grounds that it might offend viewers. Jonathan King had objected on the grounds that the edit was a Stalinist revision of history.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France, Europe.
Lawson release their debut album, Chapman Square, in Ireland.
Reggae singer and songwriter John Holt dies aged 69 in Wellington Hospital, St. John's Wood, London, UK. He had been diagnosed with colon cancer in June 2014. He is perhaps best-known as the composer of the hit The Tide Is High.
Jess Morgan plays at 44 Harpur Street, Bedford, England, UK.
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