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Musical comedy The Casino Girl is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
Musical comedy The Cadet Girl opens at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 48 performances. The show is advertised as including a chorus of 100 persons.
The musical comedy Hodge, Podge And Co plays at Hoyt's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 81 Perfomances.
The musical comedy Hodge, Podge And Co plays at the Madison Square Theare, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
A revived musical comedy The Casino Girl plays at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of thirty-two performances.
Musical comedy The Show Girl opens at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 64 performances.
Lew Dockstader's Minstrels are playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The 'big new musical entertainment' Vera Violetta, starring Gaby Deslys and Annette Kellermann, opens 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 Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Actor, singer and stage producer Raymond Hitchcock dies aged 64 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. He appeared in or produced thirty plays on Broadway from 1898 to 1928, and who became famous in silent films of the 1920s.
The musical revue Sweet And Low is presented at Chanin's 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 184 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.
Count Basie And His Orchestra begin a week of shows at the RKO-Keith Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Paul Stanley of Kiss is born in Queens, New York, USA.
French singer, songwriter and guitarist Henri Salvador marries his second wife, Jacqueline Garabedian, who will become his artistic director and his impresario.
The musical A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, closes at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 267 performances.
Latin jazz singer and percussionist Machito plays at Birdland, New York City, USA, accompanied by Kai Winding on trombone..
Hey There by Rosemary Clooney enters the Billboard singles chart in the USA. It will peak at No1.
Hound Dog by Elvis Presley becomes the first rock'n'roll song to exceed three million sales in the USA.
Blues star Champion Jack Dupree appears on UK tv show Jazz Club.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the third night in a week of dates at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Virtuoso trumpeter and soundtrack composer Steven Michael Bernstein is born in Washington, DC, USA, USA. As well as receiving an Academy Award nomination for his score for the film Get Shorty, he will play with artists as diverse as Tricky, Foetus, Aretha Franklin, Mel Torme, They Might Be Giants, Bootsy Collins and Don Byron.
Stuart Sutcliffe, former bassist with The Beatles, suffers another heavy attack, in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, of the chronic respiratory and digestive illness which will eventually take his life.
When The Beatles play at Heswall Jazz Club, in the Barnston Women's Institute, Wirrall, Cheshire, UK, manager Brian Epstein has smartened up their appearance, changing their clothing from leather and denim to smart suits.
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George Jones records Matthew 24, Faded Love, Bubbles In My Beer and other tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Elvis Presley has a ninth day of location filming in Hawaii, USA, for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!.
Country singer Jimmy Dean records Steel Men and Little Black Book, with producer Don Law, at Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Personnel on the session are Grady Martin, Billy Bird and Ray Edenton on guitars, Joe Zinkan on bass, Floyd Cramer on piano, Buddy Harman on drums and Jimmy Riddle on harmonica.
John Coltrane completes two weeks [with Mondays off] at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Memorial Hall, Norwich, UK.
The Everly Brothers play the sixth of eight nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gene Vincent takes part in The Festival Of Twist in Italy, Europe.
Quincy Jones records Desafinado and Chega De Saudade at A + R Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the sixth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At TheWorld's Fair.
Dion, Del Shannon and Joe Brown's UK tour plays at Tooting, London, UK. Also on thebill are The Allisons, Buzz Clifford, SuzyCope and Peppi And The New York Twisters.
I Got A Woman by Jimmy McGriff enters the Billboard Hot100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No20.
Having completed filming on the teen-oriented UK movie, Just For Fun, Johnny Tillotson flies back to the USA.
The Rolling Stones play at Sandover Hall, Richmond, London, UK.
The stage musical Oliver!, with book, music and lyrics written by Lionel Bart, plays at The Imperial Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 774 performances.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records Lonely Mr Broadway, in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
Paul Anka plays the sixth night of a one-week run in the starring role of the musical play What Makes Sammy Run at the 54th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The Lighthouse Family appear on BBC1 tv show Breakfast in the UK to promote their first live tour in eight years.
Chris Cornell plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Multi-award-winning jazz vocalist Clare Teal plays at Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield, UK.
A sudden, violent storm hits the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium, Europe, as Skunk Anansie reach the end of their set. Five people die, 140 are injured and the event is closed down. "The sky suddenly turned pitch black and we took shelter waiting for the rain," says festival-goer Catherine Blaise. "Then suddenly, there was a downpour. The wind blew violently. There were hailstones bigger than a centimetre falling... Trees toppled over. It was unbelievable, the end of the world." Eye witness accounts can be found by clicking here.
Former Soul Coughing front man Mike Doughty plays at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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