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The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
The Russ Morgan Orchestra is playing during six weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Blackburn Twins.
The Betty McGuire group is playing during six weeks at The Prince George, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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 French Casino, New York City, USA.
Jim Crichton is born in Canada. He will find success as the bass player and keyboardist of prog-rock band Saga.
Big Bill Broonzy plays at Ons Huis, Rozenstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe.
Peggy Lee and Joe Venuti appear as musical guests on The Bing Crosby General Electric Show on CBS Radio in the USA.
The Sons Of The Pioneers perform Sky Ball Paint, How Much Is That Doggy In The Window, Nobody's Sweetheart, Summertime and other tracks on their Lucky U Ranch radio show in the USA.
The Weavers record Sylvie (Bring Me L'il Water Sylvie), Rock Island Line, Benoni and Takin' It Easy for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
Blues guitarist Chuck Norris records Messin' Up, Yes Tonight, Let Me Know and Boogie for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. (This gentleman should not be mistaken for the 'actor' Chuck Norris)
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Bob Wills plays at The Bostonia Ballroom, 1340 Broad way, El Cajon, California, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Susan Hayward wins the award for Best Performance By An Actress In A Musical Film for her leading role in With A Song In My Heart at The 10th Golden Globe Awards in the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.