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Musical comedy The Show Girl is playing at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
The "Continuous Vaudeville" programme at The Columbia Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, features Homer Lind And Co, A.O. Duncan, The Six Blackbirds, James H. Cullen, William Jerome Mills, Lenore And St. Clair, Edward M. Favor And Edith Sinclair, Martinetti And Sutherland, Armstrong And Cassedy and Mitchell And Love.
Burlesque and vaudeville company The Utopians play at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
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.
RCA Victor organizes a showcase concert for the label's artists at the Ambassador cinema in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. Artists performing include tango stars Osvaldo Fresedo with Roberto Ray on vocals, Juan D'Arienzo with Walter Cabral, Francisco Lomuto and his vocalist Jorge Omar and Edgardo Donato with Juan Alessio.
Banjo player, jazz guitarist and composer Dick McDonough, who worked with Red Nicholls, Tommy Dorsey and Carl Kress, as well as leading his own orchestra, dies aged 38 of pneumonia - not helped by his alcoholism - in hospital in New York City, USA.
In Old Amarillo, a movie starring singing cowboy Roy Rogers, opens to cinemas in the USA. Songs in the film include My Home Is Over Yonder, Gypsy Trail, Won'tcha Be A Friend Of Mine and Yascha The Gypsy.
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.
Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra play at Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
Frankie Laine is playing at The Palomar, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Butterfly by Andy Williams peaks at No1 in the UK Popular Singles Chart, during a sixteen-week run on the chart.
Butterfly by rock'n'roll guitar innovator Charlie Gracie peaks at No12 on UK Popular Singles Chart, during an eight-week run on the chart.
Frankie Laine plays the thirteenth night in a two-week season at the Palladium, London, UK.
Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars play the second of two nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
A tour of the USA, featuring Brenda Lee, Porter Wagoner and Patsy Cline, sets off.
Country music singer/songwriter Johnny Bond records Hot Rod Lincoln and Five Minute Love Affair for Republic Records.
Hank Thompson plays during a three-week engagement at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jimmy Rogers plays the last night of two weeks in the Camellia House Lounge at The D rake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Ike Quebec Quintet records Sonny Boy, Born To Be Blue and other tracks for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Jazz pianist John Lewis, backed by the Gary McFraland Orchestra, records Notions and Wish Me Well for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the fifth night of a week at The Holiday House, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Billy Fury releases a new EP, Play It Cool, in the UK on Decca Records. (1962)
James Brown begins a week at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, supported by Pigmeat Markham, The Sensations and Yvonne Fair.
Dottie West records You Said I'd Never Love Again and I'll Pick Up My Heart [And Go Home] at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
If You Need Me by Solomon Burke enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No37.
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Frank Ifield plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Susan Maughan.
The Soul Agents play at The 400 Club, Torquay, UK.
The Dave Clark Five play at The Mosque Theatre, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Harry Belafonte plays the first of five nights at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Nana Mouskouri.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
In London, England, UK, Europe, for two Royal Albert Hall gigs, Bob Dylan is filmed by D. A. Pennebaker during an early morning limo cruise around Hyde Park with John Lennon.
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Mt. Rushmore, supported by Rain, play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
On their Conquest tour, Uriah Heep play at Palasport, Brescia, Italy, Europe.
Sister Sledge are playing during six nights at Blazers, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
The Dire Straits album Brothers In Arms debuts at No1 in the UK.
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The Damned play at Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, UK, Europe.
Magnum play at Bradford University, Bradford, England, UK, Europe.
The Damned play at Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, UK, Europe, supported by Lost Loved Ones.
Record producer Gary U sher dies aged 51, of cancer, in Los Angeles, California, USA. In a highly respected career, he produced records with The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Dick Dale, The Hondells and others.
Avenged Sevenfold play at The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, supported by Fastlane and Mendeed.
Glen Hansard plays at The Swedish American Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Beyonce makes her O2 debut with the first of two nights at the 02, London, England, UK.
PJ Harvey begins a European tour in support of her tenth studio album, Let England Shake, with a gig at Aula Magna, Lisbon, Portugal.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Dream-pop singer Princess Chelsea plays at The Sebright Arms, London, UK.
On their 135-date Wonderful Wonderful tour, The Killers play at The Boston Calling Music Festival, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their No Filter tour, when The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights at London Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, they are joined onstage by Florence of Florence And The Machine.