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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 "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains
, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
records The Old Homestead, In A Cottage By The Twilight, The Devil And The Bailiff and The Kildare Exile for Decca Records
in New York City, USA.
and his Orchestra, with Ella Fitzgerald
on vocals, play the sixteenth night of a lengthy engagement at the Flamingo Room in Levaggi's Restaurant, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Playing in the restaurant's basement are The Ink Spots
is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will achieve some success as an actor, singer and writer.
Popular singer Jane Froman
is a passenger in a Boeing 314 Pan American Clipper aeroplane which crash lands in the Tagus River near Lisbon, Portugal, Europe. Froman is crippled but survives and goes on to entertain US troops in Europe.
The Count Basie
Sextet plays the thirteenth night of a six-week engagement at The Brass Rail, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
is recording tracks for his album So Smooth at Webster Hall, New York City with the Mitchell Ayers Orchestra and the Ray Charles
is playing during a two-week engagement at El Cortez, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
plays at Springfield Auditorium, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He is also seen performing Georgia On My Mind on NBC-tv's Perry Como
The van Halen
family leave Nijmegen, Holland, Europe, with several suitcases, 75 guilders and a piano. They are headed for California, USA, with their sons Eddie van Halen
and Alex van Halen
. Some time after their arrival in the United States, they will change the family name from van Halen
, to Van Halen
Thomas McDonnell Sebastian Tree Murray is born in Denver, Colorado, USA. He will find success as Thomas Tree
, a founding member of the alternative rock band Christy McCool
and co-founder of the production and sound-design team, Enlighten Records
During his military training, US Army Private James Marshal Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix
] photographs another soldier landing in snow.
opens for nine days at The Sahara Inn, Chicago, Illinois, USA,
The Four Pennies
play at the Oasis
Club, Lloyd Street, Manchester, UK, supported by The Stylos.
Bradley Nowell, guitarist of 90s Californian garage punk band Sublime, is born in Long Beach, California, USA.
plays at Maison de la Radio, Paris, France, Europe.
David Vetter, the terminally ill child known as The Boy In The Bubble, dies at the age of 12 in Dobbin, Texas, USA. His plight provided the title for a Paul Simon
On the second part of their Happy In Flares tour, Doctor And The Medics
play at The Paradise Club, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
, Jack DeJohnette, McCoy Tyner
and Grover Washington, Jr. are among the performers playing in the One Night With Blue Note
concert at the Town Hall, New York City, USA. The show is part of the promotion for the re-launch of Blue Note
releases the compilation album Starr Struck : Ringo's Best Vol. 2 on Rhino Records.
Scottish scientist Ian Wilmut announces that an adult sheep named Dolly has been successfully cloned
at The Roslin Institute, near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe. Dolly was the first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult cell. This scientific breakthough will inspire the song Dolly
by Shonen Knife
During a gig at Brixton Academy, London, UK, troubled rocker Pete Doherty
fights on-stage with the band’s guitarist Patrick Walden. Former Clash star Mick Jones had introduced the band on stage at the start of the set.
Doves begin a UK tour at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Rapper L'il Wayne
signs up to micro-blogging website Twitter, under the username 'liltunechi'. He has to stop several days later when he goes to jail on weapons charges.
play at the O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee
plays at Sage Hall 2, Gateshead, UK.
plays at Manchester Academy, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Boy Meets World
plays the first of two nights at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by dvsn
On his 44-show