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The stage musical Bric-A-Brac is playing at The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK, during a run of 385 performances. Music for the show is by Lionel Monckton and Herman Finck, and the cast includes Gwendoline Brogden, Teddie Gerard, A. Simon Girard, Nelson Keys, Gertie Millar, Arthur Playfair and Lauri Wylie.
Musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is playing at The Winter Garden, New York City, USA.
Carl Feaster, of successful 50s doo-wop group The Chords, is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA.
The Orquesta Pedro Laurenz records Arrabal for Victor Records in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. Many experts date the beginning of the 'Golden Epoch Of Tango' from this recording.
Gerry Marsden, later to lead Gerry And The Pacemakers, is born in Toxteth, Liverpool, UK.
Rosa Lee Hawkins, who will find success as the youngest member of the musical trio The Dixie Cups is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Their single Chapel Of Love will reach No.1 on the Billboard 100 in 1964.
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.
Hank Williams signs a contract with the Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, undertaking to perform there for three years. Regrettably, he will be unable to fuflfil the contract because he will die within months.
Dinah Washington plays the fourth night of a week at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The Everly Brothers enter the UK singles chart with So Sad/Lucille.
Miles Davis plays at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan play the third night in a week at the Palace Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Bluegrass legends Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) with vocalist Jerry Scoggins, record The Ballad Of Jed Clampett for Columbia Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, Heinz And The Saints, The Dennisons and Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys play the second of three days at The Hall Of Fame Rodeo, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The Steve Allen Show on tv in the USA features jazz singer and guitarist Frank D'Rone.
The Moody Blues play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Clive Nickerson records Big Bob, He's Coming Back Again, F' Days and be Still, for Savoy Records in the USA.
I'm Into Something Good by Herman's Hermits reaches No1 in the UK singles chart. The song is a cover version of an American original by Earl-Jean.
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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.
Jody Miller, Ernest Tubb and John Davidson are the musical guests on tonight's edition of ABC-tv's Jimmy Dean Show in the USA.
Spanish duo Johnny And Charley release a new single, La Yenka, on Pye Records in the UK.
The Supremes play at The Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, supported by The Lovin' Spoonful.
Francis Shivers is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will find some success as a musician and actor under the nameCoyote Shivers.
Wilma Burgess records Baby and Wait Til The Sun Goes Up with Owen Bradley as producer in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Backing musicians for this session include guitarists Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy, Ray Edenton and Harold Bradley; steel guitarists Pete D rake and Hal Rugg; bassist Bob Moore; drummer Buddy Harman; pianists Hargus Pig Robbins and Floyd Cramer, harmonica plaer Charlie McCoy and backing vocalists The Jordanaires.
The Beatles have their final day of filming scenes at West Malling Air Station, Maidstone, Kent, UK, for their tv special Magical Mystery Tour.
Eyes Of Blond play at The Industrial Club, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Lionel Hampton plays at The Plaza, New York City, USA.
Bruce Channel plays at The Place, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, England, UK, Europe.
Jefferson Airplane are recording Crazy Miranda in Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, California.
Weather Report play at the Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California, USA.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia, Oceania. This is their last Australian date prior to moving on to the Japanese leg of the tour.
The Ramones play at The State Cinema, Dublin, Ireland, Europe. All four members of future megaband U2 go to see them. In 2014, after the death of Joey Ramone, Bono of U2 will be inspired to acknowledge the influence of The Ramones in the single The Miracle Of Joey Ramone.
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Son of Stiff, a tour featuring such Stiff Records acts as Joe 'King' Carrasco, Tenpole Tudor, Dirty Looks and Any Trouble, starts off in London, England, UK, Europe.
Donald Byrd records the LP Harlem Blues at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
On his Lovesexy tour, Prince plays at The Coliseum, Charlotte, South Carolina, USA.
Over $3.75m has been grossed by the time The Grateful Dead play the last of a ten-show series at Madison Square Gardens, NY.
On her Foreign Affair - The Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the fifth of seven nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
Nirvana release their second LP, Nevermind, on DGC Records in the USA.
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On her The Vintage Tour, Dolly Parton plays the first of two nights at The Celebrity Theatre, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA. The show is a Benefit concert for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.
The Stereophonics play the first of three nights at Cardiff Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Elvis Costello, Lou Reed, David Byrne, Buckwheat Zydeco, Allen Toussaint, Queen Ida and others play in a Hurricane Katrina benefit show at Town Hall, New York City, USA.
Richard Thompson plays the second of three nights at the Lyric Theatre, London, England, UK, supported by Dar Williams.
Howard Jones plays at The Guildhall, Gloucester, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
The Vibrators play at The Ultra Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singer-songwriter Oh Land releases her third album, Wish Bone, on Federal Prism Records.
Tommy Wells, one of the most in-demand studio drummers in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, dies of a brain aneurysm aged 62. Wells played on recordings by Charley Pride, The Statler Brothers, Charlie Daniels, Foster And Lloyd, Jo-El Sonnier and many more.
The Wave Pictures play at The Continental, Preston, UK.
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