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The musical comedy The Prince Of Pilsen is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of four months.
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.
Abe Lyman's California Ambassador Hotel Orchestra record Where'd You Get Those Eyes?, Ace In The Hole, Breezin' Along With The Breeze and Mandy for Brunswick Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chris Blackwell, founder and owner of Island Records, is born in Jamaica, West Indies.
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The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
Cactus Pryor releases a new single, If I Know'd Yousa A Comin I'd Cut My Throat b/w Can't Yodol Blues, on 4 Star Records in the USA.
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 comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
The Ink Spots are playing during three weeks at The Palomar Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Louis Jordan plays the second of five nights at The Embers Club, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra record Taps Miller, Avenue C and Red Bank Boogie in New York City, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Connie Francis is playing at The Sahara Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jimmy Somerville, vocalist of Bronski Beat and The Communards, is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Marty Robbins releases a new single, Devil Woman, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Paul And Paula are playing during a three-week booking at The International Club, New York City, USA.
Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra record Swinging Gold Chariots, Sit Down Shorty and other tracks at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles pre-records an appearance for UK tv show Juke Box Jury in London, then flies by helicopter to join the group for a show in The Town Hall, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by local band The Fabulous Fortunes.
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Jerry Lee Lewis plays the fourth of nine nights at The Montreal Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Bobby Gillespie of The Jesus And Mary Chain and Primal Scream, is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Manfred Mann complete recording of Do Wah Diddy Diddy at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee Club, London, UK.
The New Departures Quartet, with Stan Tracey on piano, record Love With Variations, McTaggart, Culloden Moor and Afro Charlie, at Olympic Studios, London, UK.
The Toggery Five record the Willie Dixon song Bye Bye Bird at Studio 3, Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Principal photography on the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie And Johnny, continues at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Linda Ronstadt And The Stone Poneys are playing during a ten-day engagement at The Marco Polo Restuarant, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Pink Floyd play at The 1st Holiness Kitch Garden for the Liberation of Love And Peace in Colours, Houtrusthallen, The Hague, Netherlands, Europe, and later at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe, where they are supported by Fairport Convention.
Bob Dylan's album Self Portrait is awarded a gold disc in the USA.
Hawkwind play at an unofficial Glastonbury Festival, near Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen play at The Porte de Pantin, Paris, France, Europe.
Waysted release a new LP, The Good The Bad The Waysted on Music For Nations in the UK.
On their No Control tour, Bad Religion play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena, Binghampton, New York State, USA.
Female rap star Lil' Mo is struck in the head with a bottle by an unidentified man as she is leaving the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, California, USA, after a gig. She is rushed to California Pacific Hospital and receives twenty stitches to the head wound. Her upcoming UK promo trip is cancelled.
The Neville Brothers and Steel Pulse play at Montalvo, Saratoga, California, USA.
Suzanne Vega plays at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK.
The seventh Terrastock Festival, promoted and organised by Melksham-based music journalist/entrepreneur Phil McMullen, comes to an end at the Melwood Arts Center, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Artists appearing today, the last of the festival's four nights, include Rob Sharples, Jack Rose and the Black Twig Pickers, Windy & Carl, Makoto Kawabata and Paik.
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, under the direction of Wynton Marsalis, begins a five-date UK tour with a show at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK.
The Flaming Lips play the second of two nights at Liberty Hall, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
Beat Connection play at Fitzgerald's, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Maccabees appear on BBC-1 tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Keys, Manchester, UK.
Cheryl Cole releases her third album A Million Lights in Australia.
On their Rock Of Ages Tour, Def Leppard play at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Irvine, California, USA, supported by Poison and Lita Ford.
On his Take The Crown Stadium Tour, Robbie Williams plays the last of four nights at Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK, supported by Olly Murs.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, supported by DNCE.
During the European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Hanover Fairground, Hanover, Germany, Europe, supported by Killing Joke and Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Left Lane Cruiser play at The 1867 Bar, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at London Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Wolf Alice and Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes.
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