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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Albert Ammons is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will be famed as a pioneer of the boogie-woogie piano style.
The Dixie Rhythm Kings record Easy Rider, Story Book Ball, The Chant and Congo Love Song, for Brunswick Records at the Merchandise Mart studios in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles Robinson is born in Albany, Georgia, USA. He will grow up to be better known simply as Ray Charles.
Popular Canadian singer and actress Deanna Durbin records It's Raining Sunbeams and La Traviata for Decca Records in the USA.
Lena Machado and Dick McIntyre record O Ko'u Aloha Ia Oe, Uluwehi O Kaala and other tracks for Decca Records in the USA.
The Irving Berlin musical Louisiana Purchase is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 444 performances.
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week of shows at The Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Also on the bill are Tommy Trent and The Berry Brothers.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Martha Raye is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA, during a four week run.
Ray Charles plays the last night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA.
Edith Piaf is the musical guest on CBS tv's Ed Sullivan Show, recorded in New York City, USA.
US trade magazine Billboard reviews Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley with the words, 'Another sock platter by the phenomenal artist. 'Rock' is a vigourous rocker and is the title tune from Presley's forthcoming flick.'
Dizzy Gillespie plays at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
Bobby Darin plays the last of four nights at The Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Roy Orbison plays at The Odeon, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
Gene Krupa opens for a week at Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring Manfred Mann, The Merseybeats, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, plays at the Town Hall, Lewisham, UK.
On tv pop show Shindig!, recorded in ABC-tv studios, New York City, USA, Bobby Freeman performs Come On And Swim; The Righteous Brothers sing Koko Jo and My Babe, Jody Miller does Saved, and Darlene Love offers You'll Never Go To Heaven If You Break My Heart.
Jazz organist Shirley Scott records Little Miss Know It All and Shirley for Impulse! Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The tracks will appear on the album Everybody Loves A Lover.
The Seekers and Yana are playing during a season at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Mark Wynter is playing during a season at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Turtles are playing during twelve nights at Golden Gate A-Go-Go, Golden Gate Race Track, Berkeley, California, USA, with Miss Judy Mac.
The Pack play a Radio Caroline-sponsored gig at The 100 Club, London, England, UK, with The Applejacks and The Tornados.
Howlin' Wolf and Big Brother And The Holding Company play the first of two nights in The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, 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.
The Charlatans and Buddy Guy play the second of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Neil Diamond opens a week of shows at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Isaac Hayes releases his second studio album, Hot Buttered Soul, on Stax Records in the USA.
Fairport Convention record a live session for BBC Radio One show Top Gear in Maida Vale studio 4, London, UK.
10cc score their first hit single when their affectionate doo-wop parody Donna enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No2 during a thirteen-week run.
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During a massive 62-city trek, Bob Dylan plays at the War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York State.
Kate Bush flies to Germany, Europe, on a promotional visit.
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King Kurt plays at The Palm Cove Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Diana Ross is playing during a week of shows at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
38 Special play at The Ramsay Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA, supported by Bon Jovi.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Estádio Palestra Itália, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
When jazz pianist Cecil Taylor plays the second of two nights at The Bechstein Concert Hall, Berlin, Germany, Europe, the show is recorded and will be released as the LP Double Holy House.
Garbage play at Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
U2 play at The Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, supported by Dahsboard Confessional.
On their 360 Degree tour, U2 play the first of two nights at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Muse.
On the third leg of his Twisted Road tour, Neil Young plays at the Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, Florida, USA.
Delta Spirit play at The Captain's Rest, Glasgow, Scotland.
Tokio Hotel release the official video for their song Girl Got A Gun - the second single from their album Kings Of Suburbia.
Lee Ann Womack releases her first new music in almost seven years on her new album, The Way I'm Livin', on Sugar Hill Records in the USA.
Tricky, featuring Tirzah, releases the official video for his song Sun Down.
Duran Duran play at Washington State Fair, Puyallup, Washington, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway, Europe.