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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
Pollard's Australian Juvenile Opera Company performs the musical show A Gaiety Girl at The Tivoli Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
An "Elaborate Scenic Production of the Romantic Drama" Coon Hollow is presented at The Central Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The show is billed as featuring, "Exciting scenes, cake-walks, Plantation Scenes, Southern Melodies, Buck And Wing Dancing etc".
Sam Devere's Own Company is playing during a week of shows at The Empire Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Devere is a popular blackface singer, banjo player and songwriter.
Fiddle Dee Dee, described as "Weber And Fields' Musical Masterpiece" is presented at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA, and features a "grand chorus of sixty voices".
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Aged seventeen, Ella Fitzgerald makes her singing debut at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, USA.
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, traveling by steamship, pays a brief visit to the Caribbean island of Trinidad, which will be recorded in the calypso FDR In Trinidad by popular singer Attila the Hun [Raymond Quevedo].
The musical comedy A Country Girl, with music by Lionel Monckton and lyrics by Adrian Ross, is presented at The Hippodrome, Colchester, UK.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Frankie Masters And His Orchestra are playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - at The Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eddy Howard And His Orchestra are playing at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Native American country guitarist Tawnee Hall dies, aged 25, following an illness, in Eastman, Georgia, USA. Hall is best known for his collaborations with Lefty Frizell.
The Willie Brothers release a new single, Flyin' Saucer Baby on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Dion And The Belmonts release a new single, Don't Pity Me on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
Paul Anka begins a European tour at the Theatre du Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium.
Future President of the USA, Richard Nixon plays piano in a duet with comedy violinist Jack Benny in a national tv broadcast of The Jack Benny Show in the USA.
Ray Charles has four singles in the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA - Georgia On My Mind is at No5, Ruby is at 61, Hard-Hearted Hannah is at 65 and Come Rain Or Come Shine completes the quartet at No95.
Clocking in at a fleeting one minute and 37 seconds, Stay by Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs becomes the shortest song ever to reach No1 on the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The Prince Lasha Quintet featuring Sonny Simmons records the album The Cry in Contemporary Records Studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Atlantic Cara van Of Stars is playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, featuring Ben E. King, The Drifters, The Coasters, Doris Troy, Rufus Thomas, Otis Redding, The Falcons and King Curtis.
When US president John F. Kennedy visits San Antonio, Texas, USA, eight-year-old Steve Earle is taken out of school to watch the motorcade pass by. The following day, Kennedy is killed in Dallas, Texas.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Country music fiddler Cecil Brower dies, aged 50, during a party at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, USA, of a perforated ulcer. One of the pioneers of western swing, Brower established the fiddle's role in the genre during his tenure with Milton Brown's Musical Brownies. Earlier in the evening Brower had performed in a Jimmy Dean show at the prestigious Carnegie Hall.
Golden Earring play at VEB Garage, Beverwijk, Netherlands, Europe.
The Supremes play at Carmichael Auditorium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, supported by The Lovin' Spoonful.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
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.
Chuck Berry records My Ding-A-Ling and other tracks at Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jefferson Airplane play at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
UK tv series 45, recorded at Quay Street, Manchester, features Geordie, Hot Chocolate, John Christie, and Splinter. The show is hosted by Radio Luxembourg DJ Kid Jensen.
A naked 16-year-old girl, found in the Los Angeles, California, USA, home of Eagles member Don Henley, has to be treated for drug intoxication. Henley is arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine and quaaludes, plus contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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The musical stage play Beatlemania is presented during a three-week run at the Beverly Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The play is built around the music of The Beatles.
Duran Duran play the second of two nights at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Michael Jackson's Thriller video, which cost over $1m to make, is premiered at The Metro Theater, Westwood, California, USA.
The Rain Parade play at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe.
Popular 1960s vocalist Yana dies aged 57, of cancer of the esophagus, in the Middlesex Hospital, London, England, UK.
Madonna is sued by her next door neighbour, Donald Robinson in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, because her hedge blocks his view.
On their 13 tour, Blur play at Credicard Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Sting becomes embroiled in a dispute with RAF Boscombe Down when he claims that noise from planes flying over his Wiltshire estate in England, UK, breaches the Human Rights Act.
Rihanna releases her sixth album, Talk That Talk in The USA, Canada, United Kingdom, France and Italy.
Boz Scaggs plays at The Uptown Theatre, Napa, California, USA.
In a feature for The Independent newspaper, written from a rehab facility in Thailand, Asia, singer and songwriter Pete Doherty claims to be free of his long-term drug addiction problems.
The music biopic Get On Up, based on the life of James Brown, opens at cinemas in the UK and Ireland.
Justin Bieber attends an FC Barcelona first team workout at the Ciutat Esportiva, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, during which he meets some of the players and enjoys a kick-around on the pitch.
Kanye West is taken from his trainer, Harley Pasternak's, home to UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, for ( according to www.tmz.com) psychiatric evaluation. During his trip to hospital, West is handcuffed to a gurney. He was reportedly "acting erratically" following a week of cancelled shows and onstage outbursts. Dr Michael Farzam at UCLA places West on a 5150 hold, which allows a physician to forcibly admit a person with a mental disorder to the hospital, because he attacked a staff member at the residence/gym.
David Cassidy, a teen pop and tv idol of the 70s, dies of liver failure, aged 67, in hospital in Florida, USA.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, supported by Charli XCX.