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Fanny Rice, Hedrix And Prescott, The Troubadors Toulousians, Mr. and Mrs. Silver, The Three Dancing Dawsons, Kathleen Parlow, The Six Blackbirds, and Paul Cinquevalli are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Stan Kenton records the track A Cello for his album This Modern World at Capitol Recording Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Savoy Records files a $100,000 legal suit in the US District Court, Newark, New Jersey, USA, alleging that Mercury Records knowingly recorded r'n'b singer Mel Walker while he was still under contract to Savoy.
Jim Reeves plays a live show in San Jose, California, USA.
Jimmie Rodgers plays the final night in a week of shows at The Coronado Hotel, San Diego, California, USA.
The film soundtrack album Mary Poppins, featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA, for the first of fourteen (non-consecutive) weeks.
Spike Jones, leader of comedy jazz combo The City Slickers, dies in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, having never recovered from an asthma attack some months earlier.
Martin Luther King sends a telegram to Dr. Clinton Warner advising him of an upcoming concert in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, by Sammy Davis Jr, who he describes as "one of the world's greatest entertainers".
Elvis Presley's 18th movie, the comedy-western Tickle Me, opens in cinemas in the USA.
The Righteous Brothers release a new single, Hung On You, on Philles Records in the USA. the song is written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, and produced by Phil Spector. The b-side, Unchained Melody, will be released as a single in 1990 and will become a major hit.
The Beach Boys have another recording session for the album Beach Boys Party! in Los Angeles, California, USA. On this day they record a medley of I Get Around and Little Deuce Coupe.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Ketty Lester performing Love Letters and Donovan performing Colours.
The Kingston Trio play the fourth of six nights at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, California, USA.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the fourth of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Doors play at Merced Fairgrounds, Merced, California, USA.
The 5th Dimension play at The State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA.
During a visit to California, USA, George Harrison and Ringo Starr of The Beatles jam with David Crosby (The Byrds, CSN+Y) and Peter Asher (Peter And Gordon) at Willow Glen, Los Angeles, home of The Monkees' Peter Tork.
The Beach Boys appear on tv's Les Crane Show in the USA.
Creedence Clearwater Revival play at KSAN Stereo Radio 95's Family Freakout at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
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The Beat Of The Brass, the tenth album by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass, reaches No1 in the Billboard album chart in the USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Soft Machine, Big Brother And The Holding Company and The Chambers Brothers play the second concert of the New York Rock Festival, Singer Bowl, Queens, New York City, USA.
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Diane Linkletter commits suicide by jumping out of her tenth-story apartment window in Shoreham Towers, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her father, tv personality Art Linkletter, blames Diane's death on a bad LSD trip and begins a high-profile campaign against the drug and its users, publicly blaming acid guru Dr. Timothy Leary. A toxicology test conducted by the Los Angeles Coroner's Office will subsequently determine that Linkletter had no drugs in her system on the day she jumped, and that she died from "multiple traumatic injuries". Her death will inspire Bobby Darin to write and record the song Baby May.
Mimi Farina and Tom Jans play the second of six nights at the Boarding House, San Francisco, California, USA.
Van Morrison performs a live show at Pacific High Studios, San Francisco, California, USA, which is broadcast on KSAN.
Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles play at Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge attend the private party after the premiere of the movie A Star Is Born, on the third floor of Dillon's Disco, 1081 Gayley Avenue, Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Huey Lewis And The News sing the American national anthem before the All-Star Baseball game in San Francisco, California, USA.
A judge in California, USA, orders the arrest of Cathy Smith on a murder charge. She is accused of having administered the drug injection that killed Blues Brothers star John Belushi.
As yet unsigned pop songstress Tiffany signs a contract with manager George Tobin, giving him absolute control over her career.
The soundtrack album to the film Dirty Dancing is released in the USA.
Bad by Michael Jackson enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No3 during an eleven-week run.
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The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Conference Centre, Harrogate, UK.
Bob Dylan kicks off his shortest ever tour of Europe, just nine dates, with a gig in the Laugardalsholl, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New jersey, USA.
On their Behind The Mask tour, Fleetwood Mac play at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK.
Black Cat by Janet Jackson enters the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, Oceania, at No42. It will peak at No6.
Bob Dylan's MTV special, Bob Dylan : Unplugged, is broadcast throughout Europe.
On her Circus tour, Britney Spears plays at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA. Her usually adoring audience, however, is less than impressed when she mistakenly shouts out "Hello, Sacramento!" at the start of the show.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at Beira Rio Stadium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, South America.
On The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, George Strait and Martina McBride play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Holly Herndon plays at S/V/N @ Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Eagles Of Death Metal release thgeir fourth studio album, Zipper Down.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
Chris Isaak releases his thirteenth LP, First Comes The Night, on Vanguard Records in Australia, Oceania. This is his first album of new songs in five years.
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On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Canada, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers release the 5-song Live In Paris EP, which had been recorded on June 14, 2016 at Canal+ studios in Paris
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The TUI Arena, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play at Chateau Sainte Michelle, Woodinville, Washington, USA.
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