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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.
Ray Pearl And His Orchestra, featuring Lois Costello and Bill Barlowe, are playing at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joan Blondell and Robert Shackleton are starring in the "Happy Musical Show" A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, at The Shubert Theatre, 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.
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.
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.
Sonny Thompson And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Austin Powell and The James Boys Quartet are playing during two weeks of shows at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Joni James is playing at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Eddie Heywood Trio is playing during a week at Angelo's, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Bull Moose Jackson And His Orchestra are playing during a week of shows at Uncle Tom's Plantation, Detroit, Michigan, 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.
Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra and Bette McLaurin are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
It's In The Book by Johnny Standley reaches No1 in the Billboard magazine chart of the Best-Selling Singles in the USA. It will become the first million-selling comedy record.
Billboard magazine reviews Shenandoah / Scarlet Ribbons, the new single by Harry Belafonte, stating, "Exposure could make a star out of this new young recording artist. His performance on both of these tunes leaves little to be desired. Deejays should definitely give a listen."
Porter Wagoner guests at the WHO Barn Dance in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Shep Fields And His Band play at The Ritz Ballroom, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.
Roger Downham is born in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK. He will find success as a jazz pianist and vibraphone player under the name Roger Beaujolais, leading The Beaujolais Band and acid-jazz outfit Vibraphonic, co-founding The Chevalier Brothers and working with numrous others.
The first DJ Convention is held by WSM at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The event attracts over 100 radio DJs, invited from a list furnished by Acuff-Rose Publications, who are treated to a live country music show commemorating the origins of the Opry.