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Songwriter Harry Bache Smith, who will go on to write over 300 librettos and more than 6000 lyrics, mostly for Broadway stage productions, is born in Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, featuring music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show features a cast and ensemble of 100.
Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, featuring music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show features a cast and ensemble of 100.
The musical extravaganza Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, with music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 58 performances.
A play with music, Madge Smith, Attorney, is presented at The Bijou Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 46 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show is billed as featuring 'its world-renowned mirth, melody and merrie maidens'.
The musical comedy Florodora is presented at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Musical comedy The Little Duchess, with music and lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Reginald De Koven, is playing at The Casino Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are performing in the musical comedy The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Florodora is presented at The New York Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show will play on Broadway for a total of 505 performances.
The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances.
Lew Dockstader's Minstrels are playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The 'big new musical entertainment' Vera Violetta, starring Gaby Deslys and Annette Kellermann, is presented at The Winter Garden, Broadway and 50th Street, New York City, USA. The show is set on a skating rink with future superstar Al Jolson in a relatively minor role as a waiter called Claude.
The musical comedy The Red Petticoat, with music by Jerome Kern, closes at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Sweet Adeline, with music by Jerome Kern, is playing at Hammerstein's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 234 performances.
The musical revue Earl Carroll's Sketch Book [1929], with songs by E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney, is presented at The 44th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 392 performances.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
The musical revue Sim Sala Bim, with words and music by Alvin H. Jansen, is playing at The Morosco Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 54 performances.
The musical revue Sim Sala Bim, with words and music by Alvin H. Jansen, is playing at The Morosco Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 54 performances.
Gillian Scalici is born in New York City, USA. She will find success as a singer and actor performing in several New York Broadway musicals during the 70s.
The musical comedy, Call Me Madam, with music by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, is playing at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 644 performances.
When The Charlie Parker Quintet plays at Birdland, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live by WJZ radio.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Paris '90, featuring monologues by Cornelia Otis Skinner and songs by Kay Swift, opens at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 87 performances.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, opens at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 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 movie musical Two Tickets To Broadway, starring Tony Martin and Janet Leigh, opens at cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Connie Francis records Kiss'n'Twist, Teach Me To Twist, Cha Cha Twist, Gonna Git That Man and Johnny Darlin' for MGM Records in New York City, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the fifth of ten nights at The Renaissance Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter, with The Stan Kenton Orchestra, records High Noon, Cimarron [Roll On], Wagon Wheels, The Last Round Up and other tracks, at Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley has a ninth day of location filming in Hawaii, USA, for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!.
Bruce Johannesson is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He will find fame as C.C.DeVille, guitarist of glam-metal band Poison.
Inspired by a popular tv series, John D. Loudermilk records Callin' Dr. Casey with producer Chet Atkins and backing vocals by The Anita Kerr Singers, for RCA Records at RCA Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers play the thirteeenth night of a two-week season at McKie's Disc Jockey Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Shamrocks, featuring Dorsey And Johnny Burnette, release an instrumental single, Lonely Island/Green Hills, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Brenda Lee plays the last of seven nights at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Sigtryggur 'Siggi' Baldursson, drummer of The Sugarcubes, is born in Norway, Europe.
Steven Curtis Chapman, a leading songwriter in contemporary Christian music, is born in Paducah, Kentucky, USA.
With the festive season imminent, The Four Seasons release Santa Claus Is Coming To Town as their new single, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
The Peter, Paul And Mary album by Peter, Paul And Mary is certified Gold in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
The Dynamics play at Little Moon Lake dance hall, Nebraska, USA. Their bass player/singer Randy Meisner, will in due course join The Eagles.
The musical, I'm Solomon, closes at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, after just seven performances.
A front page headline, Ford To New York : Drop Dead, in the New York Daily News, inspires Billy Joel to write his song Miami 2017 [Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway].
The stage musical Little Women closes at The Virginia Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 137 performances.
Al Stewart plays the second of two nights at Hugh's Room, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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