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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.
The musical comedy Fifty Million Frenchmen, with songs by Cole Porter, opens at the Lyric Theatre on 42nd Street, New York City, USA, where it will run for 254 performances. Perhaps the best-known song in the show is You Do Something To Me.
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.
Joe Houston plays the second night of a week at The Club Oasis, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fats Domino opens for a series of shows at the Club Harlem, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Red Garland Trio records Summertime, Stormy Weather, Winter Wonderland at Van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, for the Prestige Records album All Kinds Of Weather.
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.
The Beatles 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 musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
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.
Charlie Benante, drummer of heavy metal rock band Anthrax is born in The Bronx, New York, USA.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The ABC, Wigan, England, UK, Europe, then play another gig at The Memorial Hall, Northwich.
Billy Fury 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.
Miroslav Linhart is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Europe. He will find success as a rock guitarist in bands including YoYo, Zaha and Others.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at The Gold Club, Banbridge, Northern Ireland.
Gary Farr And The T-Bones play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji and his group play the fourth of nine nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Dave Clark Five play in The Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Jimmie Lee 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.
John Fahey plays at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Johnny Kidd And The Pirates play at La Locomotive Club, Paris, France, Europe.
John Fahey plays the last of three nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Weekly UK pop chart tv show Top Of The Pops features live appearances by Dusty Springfield, The Dave Clark Five, Blue Mink, Thelma Houston and Rolf Harris.
John Mayall plays at The Civic Hall, Guildford, UK.
Jefferson Airplane play the third of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.
Johnny Cash 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.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at Golden Hall, San Diego, California, USA.
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.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Rijnhal, Arnhem, Netherlands, Europe.
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.
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Amy MacDonald plays at Le Triennon, Paris, France, Europe, supported by Andy Burrows.
Nine Black Alps play at The Barfly, London, UK.
Take That's first release as a three piece, entitled III, becomes the most pre-ordered album of all time on Amazon.co.uk overtaking Pink Floyd, One Direction, Robbie Williams and Susan Boyle.
Katie Melua 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, Nightwish play at The Saarlandhalle, Saarbrucken, Germany, Europe, supported by Beast In Black.