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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.
Max Bygraves is appearing in the revue Wonderful Time at The Palladium, London, England, UK, with The Billy Cotton Band, The Bernard Brothers and Joy Nichols.
Irish tenor Bill Dwyer is appearing at Club Alabam, Chicago, Illinois, 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.
Violinist Gene Pringle And His Orchestra with 'songstress' Lilli Malloy is playing at The Lotus Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frankie Laine and Jeri Southern are appearing at The Chicago Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Muggsy Spanier is playing at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Johnny Allen Trio.
Ray Pearl And His Orchestra, featuring Lois Costello and Bill Barlowe, are playing at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eddy Howard And His Orchestra are playing at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
"Piano humourist" Hots Michaels is appearing at The Sherman Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy revue Hold Everything is presented at The Empire Room, Palmer House Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, featuring Joe Howard, Leo De Lyon, Nat Brandwynne And His Orchestra, Bambi Lynn, Rod Alexander, McCaffrey And Susanne, Betty Lorraine, Bob De Voye, The Abbott Dancers, Earl Barton, Patricia Manning, Tom Morgan, Larry Allen and The Trio Bassi.
Joan Blondell and Robert Shackleton are starring in the "Happy Musical Show" A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Carmen Cavallaro And His Quartet are playing during two weeks at The Night And Day Club, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America, with a wage packet of $4,000 per week.
Joni James is playing at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Austin Powell and The James Boys Quartet are playing during two weeks of shows at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
The Jordanaires release a new single, Low Down The Chariot, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Bill Harris, Kai Winding, Chubby Jackson and Oscar Pettiford play at The Metropolitan Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (N.B. Charlie Parker is doubling on this date, as he is also playing at The Earle Theater.)
Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra and Bette McLaurin are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Big Maybelle releases a new single, Rain Down Rain / Gabbin' Blues on OKeh Records in the USA.
Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra release a new single, Weary Blues / Midnight Stroll on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Hank Williams releases I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive / I Could Never Be Ashamed of You on MGM Records in the USA.
Bull Moose Jackson And His Orchestra are playing during a week of shows at Uncle Tom's Plantation, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Steve Swindells is born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK. He will achieve success as a singer-songwriter, keyboardist, party organizer, club promoter and journalist.
A variety show, featuring musical numbers, dances and skits, is staged at Ashurst Auditorium, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
Guy Mitchell releases a new LP, Songs Of The Open Spaces on Columbia Records in the USA.
Judy Garland gives birth to a daughter, who will become the actress and singer Lorna Luft, in Santa Monica, California, 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 Eddie Heywood Trio is playing during a week at Angelo's, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Dinah Washington, Bill Bailey, The All American Jazz Stars (Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Beryl Booker, James Tillman, Keeter Betts and Jimmy Cobb), and The Royals are playing at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Perry Como, with The Ramblers, releases a new single, Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
The Willie Brothers release a new single, Flyin' Saucer Baby on RCA Victor Records in the USA.