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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 "scintillating musical comedy" Sally In Our Alley is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 100 performances.
The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
The Storks - A Musical Fantasy In Two Acts is performed at Greene's Opera House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band records Short Dress Gal, Bogalousa Strut, Down By The Riverside and Over In the Glory Land for Columbia Records in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies record Get Happy and Say It With Music, for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra, with Billie Holiday on vocals, play the second night of a two-week engagement at the Meadowbrook Lounge, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, USA.
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.
The Delmore Brothers record Steamboat Bill Boogie, Good Time Saturday Night, Heartbreak Ridge and I'll Be There for King Records in King Studio, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
King Kolax And His Orchestra record Lonesome Man Blues, Why Didn't You Tell Me So?, K.K. Boogie, Tenderly and other tracks for J.O.B. Records in Modern Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Patterson Singers record Throw Out The Lifetime, I'm Glad he's All I Need, God Will Provide, Look To Jesus and Jesus Light Of The World for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
Arthur Prysock, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
Earl Bostic and Roy Milton are playing during a week of gigs at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes (later to become The Swinging Blue Jeans) play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Marvin Gaye performs Stubborn Kind Of Fella on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Barefoot songstrel Sandie Shaw hits the UK No1 slot with There's Always Something There To Remind Me. It will remain at No1 for three weeks.
Billy Fury plays at The Savoy, Southsea, England, UK.
During sessions for the album Rubber Soul, The Beatles continue work on Nowhere Man at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK. On the same day, record producer George Martin adds his keyboard solo to In My Life.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
The Electric Flag, with Mike Bloomfield on guitar, play the last of three nights at The Cheetah, 1 Navy Street, Santa Monica, California, USA, supported by Clear Light.
Tennessee Ernie Ford is playing during two weeks at The Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Blood, Sweat And Tears record the Laura Nyro composition And When I Die at CBS 30th Street Studio (aka Columbia 30th Street Studio, aka 'The Church'), Manhattan, New York City, USA. At the same session, they also record Blues - Part 2.
Evidently very much alive, Paul McCartney of The Beatles publicly denies rumours that he is dead.
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Fairport Convention record the track Reynardine in London, UK, for their Island Records album Liege And Lief.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
UK folk supergroup Pentangle play at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK.
Bob Dylan turns up at the Other End club in Greenwich Village, New York City, to watch singer-songwriter David Blue perform. At the gig, Dylan meets Ronee Blakly, a talented actress/singer who had made such an impression in Robert Altman's three-hour cult classic, Nashville. Blakly joins Dylan on stage for a few duets at the end of Blue's show.
Led Zeppelin release the LP The Song Remains The Same, which is the soundtrack to the concert film of the same name.
The Farmer's Boys play at The Warehouse, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Uriah Heep are working on their sixteenth LP, Equator, at Jacobs Studios, Farnham, England, UK, Europe.
Inner City Unit play at The Roxy Roller Rink, Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK, Europe.
China Crisis play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tom Waits plays the second of four nights at The Dominion, London, England, UK, Europe.
On a day off during his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson visits a hospital and a toy shop in Santiago, Chile.
Foo Fighters release a new album, One By One, in the USA. On the same day, they play at The Wiltern, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Waterloo by ABBA is voted the best song in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Noah And The Whale release their debut single 5 Years Time on Mercury/Vertigo Records in the UK.
Aswad, Courtney Pine And Cameron Pierre and The Lifeforce Band play in the Celebration Of Life Concert 2010, at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, England, UK.
Primus play at The Wiltern, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright play at The Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Merseyside quartet Wave Machines play at The Thekla, Bristol, UK.
Emeli Sande releases a deluxe version of her debut album, Our Version Of Events, in the UK.
10cc play at St. George's Hall, Bradford, UK.
Hugh Masekela plays at Canterbury Festival, Canterbury, UK.
On their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, supported by Jamie Lawson and Augustana.
On their 40th Anniversary Tour, 70s punk band Penetration play at Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gloryhammer play at The Mill, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Beast In Black and Wind Rose.