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The musical comedy Florodora
plays at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
Ada Arnoldson (The Swedish Nightingale) and Bimm-Bomm-Brrr (European Novelty Musical Artists) are among the performers appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Pioneering blues singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
records They're Red Hot, Dead Shrimp Blues, Cross Road Blues, Walking Blues, Last Fair Deal Gone Down, Preaching Blues and If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day, in San Antonio, Texas, for Vocalion Records
Jazz bassist, bandleader and recording artist Wilber Morris
is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
During a three-year-long residency, calypsonian Lord Caresser
(aka The Caresser) is playing nightly in the downstairs bar of Rockhead's club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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.
Country music superstar Hank Williams
checks back into a sanitarium in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, to battle his multiple addictions.
plays the second night of a week at The Club Oasis
, Los Angeles, California, USA.
opens for a series of shows at the Club Harlem, 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.
continue their 58-night residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, during their first visit to Germany, Europe. On this day, Paul McCartney
writes a letter to a female fan - "It's freezing here now. My hands are like ice - this room hasn't got a heater. We're more or less enjoying ourselves, but we're dead homesick."
The BBC Light Programme Radio Show Swingsong features Johnny Douglas And His Orchestra with Ronnie Price at the piano, The swinging guitars of Judd Proctor
And The Plainsmen plus The Ivor Raymonde Singers. The show is introduced by Denis Lotis.
The Dalton Boys are playing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA. (At this point in their career they are a country-folk band but by 1965 they'll be playing Beatles-inspired rock'n'roll, and in 1968 they'll be a psychedelic combo called Colours)
Nat King Cole
records Step Right Up, Magic Moment and The Right Thing To Say in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd
is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays at The Gaumont Theatre, Taunton, England, UK, Europe.
Cal Tjader records East Of The Sun, Fuji and other tracks for Verve Records
in New York City, USA.
The Billy J. Kramer
Pop Parade tour, featuring Billy J. Kramer
And The Dakotas
, Johnny Kidd
And The Pirates
, The Caravelles, The Fourmost
, Houston Wells, Tommy Quickly
and The Marauders plays at The Odeon, Stockton, England, UK, Europe.
is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Europe. He will find success as a rock guitarist in bands including YoYo, Zaha and Others.
and The Travellers play the second of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
The Beach Boys
play at Cleveland Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Paul Butterfield
Blues Band, featuring Butterfield on vocals and harmonica, Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop
on guitars, Mark Naftalin on organ, Jerome Arnold and bass and Sam Lay on drums, is playing during a month of live shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
finishes filming on his movie The Gospel Road
. He sends a telegram to his personal assistant, Barbara John, which reads, "Jesus film finished today. First rate full-length movie. More than pleased. Release next April."
Carl Terrell Mitchell is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as rapper Twista
, and will secure the Guinness World Records title of fastest rapper in 1992, being able to pronounce 11.2 syllables per second.
An entire housing estate in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, is opened, in which all the street names are releated to The Beatles
Donny And Marie Osmond are undertaking a two-week live engagement in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania
Los Angeles Superior Court reveals that Limp Bizkit
frontman Fred Durst has settled (six weeks earlier) a $5m battery lawsuit filed by lighting technician Connie Paulson who had her nose broken by Durst during the group's Anger Management Tour in December 2000.
Nine Black Alps play at The Barfly, London, UK.
and The Gori Women's Choir play at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, England, UK.
On the Second European leg of their Decades World Tour
play at The Saarlandhalle, Saarbrucken, Germany, Europe, supported by Beast In Black.