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The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
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.
Louis Armstrong plays during a record-breaking three weeks of shows at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra play during a four-week engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Earl Bostic And His Orchestra (including John Coltrane) are playing at The Cobra Club, San Diego, California, USA.
Louis Jordan is playing during a two-week engagement at The Say When Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Orioles and The Paul Williams Orchestra are playing during a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Ruth Brown is playing during a week at Weeke's Cafe, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, with Willis Jackson And His band.
Louis Jordan's Tympany Five plays during ten nights of shows at The Say-When, San Francisco, California, USA.
Arthur Prysock is playing during a two-week stand at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter is playing during a week at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys are playing during a two-week engagement at The Astor Roof, Hotel Astor, New York City, USA.
Guy Mitchell plays at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, during a two-week engagement.
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Joy Kahler And Her All-Girl Band play at The Grove Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bandleader Eddy Howard takes time out from his current tour of one-nighters to attend the annual local juke box operators' outing in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Buddy DeFranco Quartet record The Way You Look Tonight, Sophisticated Lady, Lover Come Back To Me and I Got It Bad, for MGM Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Janis Siegel is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She will find success in 1972 as a member of Manhattan Transfer, and will later establish her own solo career.
Charlie Parker, accompanied by The James "Rev" Beasley Combo plays during an eleven night engagement at El Capitan, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Lonzo And Oscar record Honky Tonk Sweetheart and Goodbye Little Darlin' No2 in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Carla Olson is born in Austin, Texas, USA. She will find success as a singer, songwriter, producer and recording artist.
Billy Eckstine records Smoke Gets In Your Eyes for Verve Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Barney Kessel Quartet records Heat Wave, East Of The Sun, All The Things You Are and Crazy Rhythm for Clef/Norgran records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.