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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.
Nelson Eddy 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.
Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars release a new single, Mack The Knife, in the USA. It will peak at No20.
Bo Diddley plays at the Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA, supported by The Cadets.
Ray Charles releases a new single, Rock House, in the USA, on Atlantic Records.
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.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist and flute player Harold McNair plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Jazz saxophonist and flute player Harold McNair plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960)N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene For an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
The albums From The Hungry I and Here We Go Again by The Kingston Trio are both awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
The Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
The Ventures record Driving Guitars [Ventures Twist] for Dolton Records in the USA.
Stringbean plays in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.
Tommy Sands, with producer Ken Nelson, records Everyday, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Backing vocals on the session are provided by The Jordanaires.
Phil Everly heads the bill on a package tour at The ABC, Kingston, UK. The show is supposed to star The Everly Brothers, butDon Everly collapsed after a suicide attempt in London's Savoy Hotel. Other acts on the bill include Frank Ifield, Ketty Lester and The Vernons Girls.
Allan Clarke of The Hollies has his tonsils removed in hospital in Manchester, UK, necessitating the cancellation of all dates until 15 November.
Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters play at Club Paradise, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Beatles manager Brian Epstein throws a party at the Scotch of St James club in London, to celebreate his Star Scene 65 tour. Guests include Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Patti Boyd, Ringo Starr and Maureen Starr, the Everly Brothers, P. J. Proby, Eric Burdon, Jimmy Tarbuck, Mickie Most, Billy J. Kramer and Cilla Black.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The Temptations are playing during two weeks at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jefferson Airplane play at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Plastic Ono Band, featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono, releases the single Cold Turkey on Apple Records in the UK.
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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.
Led Zeppelin enter the Billboard US albums chart with their third album, Led Zeppelin III, which will peak at No1.
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.
Neil Sedaka plays at The Empire Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Inner City Unit play at The Blue Note, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
George Harrison enters the UK singles chart with Got My Mind Set On You, which will peak at No2 during a fourteen-week run.
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 Beth Orton plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe, she is supported by Liverpool band Shack.
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.
Grammy and Juno Award-winning jazz vocalist Michael Buble's fourth studio album, Crazy Love, goes to No1 in the Billboard 200 Albums Chart in the USA.
Phantogram play at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Buffalo Killers release their third album, 3, on Alive Naturalsound Records in the UK.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays at The Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
The Jim Jones Revue play at The Concord 2, Brighton, UK.
A documentary film, I'll Be Me, based on the life of country music superstar Glen Campbell, opens at theatres in New York City and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Black Dahlia Murder, Iron Reagan, Harms Way and Maruta play at the Loving Touch, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
HMLTD and Pixx play at The Electric Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe.
The film Bohemian Rhapsody, about the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, opens at cinemas in the UK.
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