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, billed as "The Greatest Musical Hit Ever Recorded Here", is presented at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The newspaper adverts proclaim, "See the six pretty maidens".
King Dodo, featuring "A great galaxy of stunning show girls and an orchestra of twenty musicians" is playing at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Music trade magazine Billboard
in the USA notes the coming trend in music with the headline, 'Teenagers Demand Music with a Beat - Spur Rhythm and Blues.'
with producer Lee Gillette and an orchestra conducted by Ralph Carmichael, records Strange Little Melody, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The teen beach movie musical
Gravel-throated ex-New Christy Minstrel turned protest singer, Barry McGuire
, takes Eve Of Destruction to the Billboard
Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA No1 position for one week. On the same day he reaches No1 in the Cash Box
Psychedelic band Malachi play at The Questing Beast
, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
is filming scenes for his next movie, Speedway
, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina, USA. The film also stars Nancy Sinatra.
The Dave Pell
Octet plays at Donte's club, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Cuyahoga River
in Ohio, one of the most polluted waterways in America, catches fire, triggering a crack-down on pollution in the river. This incident will provide inspiration for Randy Newman
's 1972 song Burn On, R.E.M.'s 1986 song Cuyahoga
, and Adam Again's 1992 song River on Fire.
plays at The Fairgrounds Pavilion, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, with The Raelettes and The Ray Charles
Carl White, singer and songwriter for r'n'b/novelty group The Rivingtons
dies of acute tonsillitis at home in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Tusk
tour, Fleetwood Mac
play the second of two nights at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their Yellow And Black Attack
tour, Christian Metal band Stryper play at The Tower Theater, Houston, Texas, USA.
play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his Trash Tour, Alice Cooper
plays at The Armory, Salem, Oregon, USA.
All-female soul/r'n'b quartet En Vogue
reach No2 in the Billboard
singles chart in the USA with their debut single, Hold On
BBC-tv in the UK broadcasts an advertisement for itself in the form of a lavish all-star single Perfect Day
, featuring Lou Reed
, Bono, David Bowie
, Suzanne Vega
, Elton John
, Boyzone, Emmylou Harris
, Dr. John
, Robert Cray
, Joan Armatrading
, Tom Jones
. The song was composed by and originally released by Lou Reed
play the first of three nights at Carling Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, Ke$ha and Travie McCoy play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at the Deer Valley Resort, Park City, Utah, USA.
The trial of Dr Conrad Murray
, on charges of involuntary manslaughter, begins at Los Angeles Supreme court, Los Angeles, California, USA, presided over by Judge Michael E Pastor. Dr Murray attended Michael Jackson
on the day he died.
Real Estate play a brief set at Amoeba Records, San Francisco, California, USA, and later play a full set at The Fillmore.
receives the 2537th star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
and Lady Gaga
perform live on Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA, as a thank you to the City of West Hollywood for its support of the Elton John
On the Latin American leg of their WorldWired
play at Hipódromo de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia, South America, supported by Victimized.
plays at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.