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A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The comic opera The Brigands Of Barcelona is presented at Norwood Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, by Torrens Amateur Operatic Society.
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.
The movie musical A Damsel In Distress, starring Fred Astaire and Joan Fontaine, featuring songs by George And Ira Gershwin, opens in theatres in the USA. Songs in the film include Nice Work If You Can get It and A Foggy Day In London Town.
Frankie Carle plays the fifth night of a week of shows at the Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The Supremes play at the Township Auditorium, Columbia, Southern Carolina, USA, supported by The Shirelles and The Lovin' Spoonful.
Jazz pianist, composer and recording artist Kenny Werner is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Lee Wiley, with Stan Freeman and Cy Walter, records How Deep Is The Ocean?, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. The track will appear on her album Lee Wiley Sings Irving Berlin.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Singer Jo Stafford gives birth to a baby boy weighing six pounds and nine ounces in Santa Monica, California, USA.
The Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet, with Horace Silver on piano, record Sweet Juice, Down Home, The Best Things In Life Are Free and If I Love Again, for Blue Note Records in WOR Studios, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Duane Eddy appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The album Basie Swings, Bennett Sings, a collaboration between Count Basie and Tony Bennett, is released in the USA.
Cliff Richard records Fall In Love With You, Don't Be Mad At Me and Willie And The Hand Jive in EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, UK.
Lonzo and Oscar are playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Chico Hamilton Quintet is playing at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA,
Having completed a success tour of Australia and New Zealand, Cliff Richard returns home to the UK.
The Sundowners Steelband, The US Navy Steelband and The Invaders Steel Orchestra of Woodbrook play in The Steelband Jamboree, an all-day festival of steelbands at the US Naval Base in Chaguaramas, Trinidad, Caribbean.
The Champs play the first of two nights at The Hi-Fi Club, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Bobby Rydell is the musical guest (pre-recorded) in tv's Red Skelton Hour in the USA, during which he performs a medley of Strike Up The Band, Make Mine Drums and The Music Stopped.
The Everly Brothers record Nite Time Girl in RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The session players on the track include guitarists James Burton and Glen Campbell, bassists Doris Hallcom and Joe Osborn, drummers Jerry Allison and Jim Gordon, plus harpsichordist Larry Knechtel. The track will not be released.
Mimi and Richard Farina play the first of two nights at The King's Rook, Ipswich, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The Grateful Dead and James Cotton play at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Adderley Smith Blues Band plays at Catcher, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Pretty Things play a gig in Dewsbury, UK, Europe
Country Joe McDonald plays at the Straight Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA, with John Fahey.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Derek and the Dominoes, featuring Eric Clapton, play the second of two nights at the Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The McKale Memorial Center, University Of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the second of four nights at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California.
During his third US tour of the year, Bob Dylan plays the tenth of twelve nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California.
On her Wild Heart tour, Stevie Nicks plays at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
Spanish band El Hombre De Pekin play at The ICA, London, England, UK, Europe.
R.E.M.'s album Green enters the UK album chart, where it will peak at No27.
Having sung with Sinatra at his home two days earlier, Bob Dylan performs Restless Farewell at Frank Sinatra's 80th Birthday Tribute, in The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pixies play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Karen Deal, keyboardist for the band The Mod Squad dies at age 57 having been in a coma for a month after choking on some food. Deal was the wife of Jefferson Airplane singer and co-founder Marty Balin.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Picture House, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
George Benson plays in the Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Rihanna plays the sixth night of her 777 tour, [seven gigs in seven cities over seven days, transported on a Boeing 777] at The Forum, London, UK. Earlier in the day she took time to switch on the Christmas lights at Westfield Stratford City shopping mall.
Naytronix release the album Dirty Glow on Plug Research Records in the UK.
Bastille play at Stodola, Warsaw, Poland, Europe.
Imagine Dragons play at The Oasis Liesure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Solo Collective, including Alex Stolze, play at The Old church Stoke-Newington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra plays at Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre At The Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the fifth of ten shows at The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Adele releases her fourth album, 30, her first LP since 2015.