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The musical comedy A Runaway Girl is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 40 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 65 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 presented at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 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.
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are performing in the musical comedy The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours present Harry B. Smith's musical comedy The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
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.
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.
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.
The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Lew Dockstader's Minstrels are playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical revue, The Passing Show Of 1915, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 145 performances.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The 3-act musical comedy The Girl Who Smiles is playing at The Longacre Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Pioneering R'n'B anjd blues shouter Roy Brown is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
A historic day on the path to rock'n'roll, when ASCAP [American Society of Composers Artists and Performers] imposes a ban on radio playing any of the songs it controls. ASCAP represents the rights of many powerful Broadway songwriters, and is fighting a rearguard action to keep blacks and country writers off the radio. The direct result of the ASCAP action will be the formation of the BMI [Broadcast Music Industry] which will admit songwriters of all races, colours and creeds. BMI thus allowed the voices of minorities and younger people to be heard, paving the way for r'n'b and rock'n'roll.
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 Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
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 Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 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 stage musical Christine, with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, closes at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It has run for a total of just twelve performances.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Slide Hampton is playing at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jacques Brel spends the fifth of nine days recording his sixth studio album, Les Bourgeois, at Studio Barclay-Hoche, Paris, France, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond finishes recording his album Desmond Blue, in Webster Hall, New York City, USA. (1962)
Sleepy John Estes records Working Man Blues, Mailman Blues, Mary Come On Home, The Girl I Love and other tracks for Delmark Records in Saukville, Wisconsin, USA.
The stage musical, I Can Get It For You Wholesale plays at The Shubert Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 300 performances. Star of the production is Barbra Streisand.
Barbra Streisand attends The Tony Awards in New York City, USA, hoping to win the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical award for her role in the Broadway hit I Can Get It For You Wholesale. She loses to Phyllis Newman in the show Subways Are For Sleeping.
Pat Boone records Speedy Gonzales, The Rains Came, Where Are You, Angel Talk and Going To New York, at Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Guitar on the session is played by future country superstar Glen Campbell.
Broadway star and choreographer Cholly Atkins, who will devise the stage movements of every Motown star of the 60s, meets his wife Maye on a blind date in New York City, USA.
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Paul Anka plays the last of eight nights at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York, USA.
Willie Nelson releases a new album, And Then I Wrote, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Patsy Cline releases a new single, Why Can't He Be You, in the USA.
Little Richard and The Beatles play the last night of a two-week residency at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their last residency at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, as support to Johnny And The Hurricanes.
Connie Francis plays at The Eden Roc Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records Broadway Bossa Nova and other tracks for the Columbia Records album Jazz Impressions Of New York, in New York City, USA.
The musical Zizi opens at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 49 performances.
Wilbur Hatch dies aged 67 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA. A pianist and composer working primarily in radio and television, he created music for shows including The Lucy Show, The Whistler, Suspense, Meet Corliss Archer, My Favorite Husband, Broadway Is My Beat, Our Miss Brooks and The Screen Guild Theater.
Madonna makes her Broadway, New York City, USA, debut, playing a temp in a new play, Speed The Plow. The critics are distinctly underwhelmed by her thespian accomplishments. One describes her as “a joke, but not a funny one.”
David 'Fathead' Newman, a jazz/r'n'b saxophonist who worked with Ray Charles, Herbie Mann, Stanley Turrentine and others, dies.
Robbie Williams visits Haiti as an ambassador for UNICEF. He is reportedly shocked by the conditions in which child victims of the Haiti earthquake have to live.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, supported by Interpol.
Wild Flag and YellowFever play at The Empty Bottle, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany, Europe.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
To celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, Gloria Estefan reunites The Miami Sound Machine for one night only at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway in New York City, USA.
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