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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
Blues vocalist Willie Mabon is born in Hollywood, Tennessee.
Francois Silly is born in Toulon, France. He will find fame as French singer, composer and actor Gilbert Becaud
known to his millions of fans worldwide as Monsieur 100,000 Volts.
performs Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life, Route Marchin', Sweet Song of Long Ago and Pilgrim's Song, on radio's Chase And Sanborn Program in the USA.
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 popular musical Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Billy May
Orchestra is playing during three weeks at The Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Allan Clarke of The Hollies
has his tonsils removed in hospital in Manchester, UK, necessitating the cancellation of all dates until 15 November.
The stage musical Cabaret
is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
are playing during two weeks at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The second day of the 12th Berkeley Folk Festival is held at the University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. Artists appearing over the four days of the event include Doug Kershaw, The Youngbloods
, Country Joe
McDonald, John Fahey
, Commander Cody
, Charley Musselwhite, Sonny Terry
And Brownie McGhee
, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
and Sam Hinton.
Pioneering San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead
play the second of two nights at the Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Rolling Stones
play at The Tangerine Bowl
, Orlando, Florida, USA. This show also serves as the final date on Van Halen
's Fair Warning Tour [aka the W.D.F.A. (We Don't Fuck Around) Tour]. Also on the bill is The Henry Paul Band.
On his Bad World Tour
, Michael Jackson
plays the first of three nights at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Rochester, Minnesota, to an audience of 16,670.
The single My Name Is Prince by Prince
peaks at No36 in the Billboard
Singles Chart in the USA.
The historic Dylan in-concert album Live At The Royal Albert Hall
enters the UK pop albums chart where it will peak at No19 during a two-week run.
When The Black Keys
play at Emo's, Austin, Texas, USA, the show is recorded and will be released as an electronic bootleg for Podcast by Jumper Productions.
release their third album, 3, on Alive Naturalsound Records in the UK.
The Black Dahlia Murder, Iron Reagan, Harms Way and Maruta play at the Loving Touch, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The film Bohemian Rhapsody
, about the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, opens at cinemas in the UK.