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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
Nesuhi Ertegun is born in Istanbul (aka Constantinople), Turkey, Europe. With his brother Ahmet Ertegun, he will move to the USA in 1935 and will become one of the founders of Atlantic Records, as well as a respected record producer.
The Charlie Parker Reboppers record Now's The Time, for Savoy Records at WOR Studios, Broadway, New York City, USA. The track's main melody will later be recycled more successfully by Paul Williams under the title The Hucklebuck, also for Savoy Records. It should be noted, however, that Williams didn't steal it from Parker. He stole it from D Natural Blues, a clearly Parker-influenced song he'd heard played live by Lucky Millinder And His Band, who later recorded it for RCA Records.

Del Courtney And His Orchestra play at The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimmy Zito plays at The Cascade Club, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Texas Bill Strength records Paper Boy Boogie and I Was Only Teasing You, for Coral Records in Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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.
Blues vocalist Edward Gates White records Tired Of Being Mistreated, Love Is A Mistake, Mother-In-Law and Rockabye Baby at Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eddie "Mr. Blues" Carson records Eyes To Eye and Sittin' By The Window for Hi-Lo Records in the USA.
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Elvis Presley plays the second of two nights at the Palladium Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
Johnny Otis plays at The 5-4 Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Musical comedy The Boy Friend, with songs by Sandy Wilson, closes at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 485 performances. The show starred Julie Andrews, and also featured English singer Millicent Martin.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) record Georgia Shuffle, Golden Slippers, Tennessee Wagner, Chicken reel and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio 2, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on the session also includes Gordon Terry and Paul Warren [fiddles], Merle Travis [gtr], Buck Graves [dobro], Jake Tullock [bass], Muddy Berry [drums] and Billy Liebert [piano]. Producer for the session is Neely Plumb.
The Merseybeats play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Jazz organist Milt Buckner records Misty, Take Five and other tracks in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, for Bethlehem Records.
Buddy Bair And His Orchestra with vocalist Elaine Powell are playing during a three-week booking at The Skyway, Hotel Peabody, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Goldebriars, an aspiring pop group from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, which includes Curt Boettcher who will go on to enjoy a solo career as an artist and producer, complete the recording of their debut album at Columbia Studios on 30th Street, New York City, USA. The album includes such songs as He Was a Friend of Mine, A Mumblin’ Word, Shenandoah and Old Time Religion.
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The Country Gentlemen play at The Shamrock in Washington DC, USA.
Barbara McNair and Teddi King are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Steve Allen Show on tv in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at New Haven Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Little Richard appears on tv's Judy Garland Show in the USA.
The Small Faces play in The Mariner Ballroom, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe
Julie Felix, The Settlers and Davey Graham play at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Palais, Wimbledon, England, UK, Europe.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
Jackie De Shannon releases a new single, Do You Know How Christmas Trees Are Grown?, on Imperial Records in the USA.
Jethro Tull play at The Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Prog-rock pioneers Yes release their fourth album, Fragile, in the UK.
During his third tour of the year, Bob Dylan plays at Golden Hall, San Diego, California, USA.
Elton John plays a second night at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Sting plays at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Elton John plays the first of two nights at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Mike And The Mechanics enter the UK album chart with their second album, The Living Years. It will peak at No2 and go on to international success.
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Michael Jackson releases the album Dangerous in the USA.
The main tower of The Sands Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, is demolished. In the mid 60s, owned by aviation mogul Howard Hughes, The Sands was the center of entertainment in Las Vegas, featuring Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, Milton Berle, Dean Martin, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Lena Horne, Johnny Mathis, Peggy Lee, Patti Page and many more.
Independent Woman Part 1 by Destiny's Child reaches No1 in the UK singles chart.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
On their Ending On A High Note Tour, A-ha play at the International Centre, Bournemouth, UK.
Primal Scream play the first of two nights at Olympia, London, UK, on which they perform their classic album Screamadelica in its entirety.
Willie Nelson is arrested at a border stop in Sierra Blanca, Texas, USA, when a Border Patrol agent smells marijuana on the musician's tour bus.
Umphrey's McGee play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Simon Bolivar Park, Bogota, Colombia, South America.
Netherfriends play at Schuba's Tavern, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bryan Ferry releases a new album, The Jazz Age, and is interviewed on the BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
Eddie Reader plays at The Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland.
The Cure play at Paulau St. Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
ONI play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.