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Contralto Miss Julia Heinrich, "Venetian Serenaders" The Five Nosses, and popular singer Louise Dresser are providing musical entertainment at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, California, USA, is offering a variety show advertised as "A Vaudeville Breeze", featuring Hallen And Fuller, Mr. And Mrs. Waterous, Sisson And Stewart, Eleanor Falk And Her Chorus Of Ten Girls, Bedini And Arthur, Loris And Altina and Swan And Bambard.
Composer and lyricist Sammy Lerner is born in Saveni, Romania, Europe. His songs will include Is It True What They Say About Dixie, Falling In Love Again and I'm Popeye The Sailor Man.
Eddie Fisher, American actor and singer, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His hits will include I'm Walking Behind You and Oh! My Pa-Pa.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play for a private party at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. They also play at Lincoln Park Roller Rink, Los Angeles.
Alanson Russell Loud is born in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA. He will find fame in the 1970s as television personality, magazine columnist and new wave rock-n-roll performer Lance Loud.
Billie Holiday, backed by The Wardell Gray Quartet, opens at The Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Louis Jordan is seen live from San Francisco, California, USA, performing Caldonia on NBC-tv's Steve Allen Show.
The Everly Brothers record Temptation in Hollywood, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
Martha Carson, with producer Wink Martindale, records Can't You Love Me?, Everything Happens For The Best and other songs for Dot Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calornia, USA.
Production begins on the new Elvis Presley movie, Fun In Acapulco, in Hollywood, California, USA.
The Kentucky Colonels play at the opening of The Civic Auditorium in Bakersfield, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his fourteenth film, Kissin' Cousins at Big Bear, near San Bernardino, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones spend some time in RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on various tracks.
After an evening at PJ's club, Sam Cooke is shot dead by the manageress of The Hacienda Motel, Los Angeles, California, USA. It is claimed that he was killed in defense of Elisa Boyer, a Eurasian girl he had picked up earlier that evening, and is alleged to have tried to rape.
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The Knickerbockers, Mel Carter and Vic Dana appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Paul plays at The Questing Beast, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
Barry McGuire releases a new single, Walking My Cat Named Dog, in the UK on RCA Victor Records. The song is composed by Norma Tanega.
Big Mama Thornton And Her Hound Dogs record Ball And Chain and Wade In The Water for Arhoolie Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On the second day of recording the tv special, Elvis, in NBC Studio 4, Burbank, California, USA, Elvis Presley and his band play live with the audience gathered around them.
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The Newport Pop Festival - a two-day event - begins at Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California, USA, featuring Tiny Tim, Sonny And Cher, The Chambers Brothers, Country Joe And The Fish, Canned Heat, Electric Flag, The Butterfield Blues Band, Blue Cheer and Steppenwolf.
Jody Miller records Let Me Walk With You, Things and Yesterday (composed by Paul McCartney of The Beatles) in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, California, USA.
Ike And Tina Turner appear on tv show Playboy After Dark in the USA.
Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla are staying at their rented home in Camino Del Norte, Palm Springs, California, while looking for a new home to buy.
Country Joe McDonald and his All Star Band play at the Washington High School Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA, with The Rowan Brothers and Nimbus.
Rickie Lee Jones plays at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK. Her current boyfriend, Tom Waits is accompanying her on the tour.
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA, for the first of two weeks.
The Beach Boys, Mike Oldfield, Santana, Elkie Brooks, Lindisfarne and The Blues Band play at Knebworth 80 Festival, Knebworth, England, UK, Europe.
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Fleetwood Mac play in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the first of three shows at The Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The album OU812 by Van Halen is certified as a double-platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at The Los Angeles Sports Area, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rodney Sheppard, guitarist of Sugar Ray, marries his girlfriend of 9 years, Gretchen Fyke, in Newport Beach, California, USA.
Bob Dylan and Natalie Merchant play at The Olympic Center, Lake Placid, New York State, USA.
Little Feat release their 13th album, Chinese Work Songs, on CMC International Records in the USA.
Ashlee Simpson plays at The Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Billy Idol begins a North American tour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
David Cassidy, David Essex, The Osmonds and Les McKeown's 70s Bay City Rollers play at Powderham Castle, Exeter, England, UK.
Umphreys McGee play at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
It is reported that Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, is preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit against his son's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, following allegations that the doctor administered the drugs that killed the superstar singer.
Avenged Sevenfold release their fifth album, Nightmare, in the UK and New Zealand.
NOFX play at The House Of Blues, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sony Music issues a statement apologising for "any offence caused" by the fact that the price of two Whitney Houston albums was increased by 60% on Apple's UK iTunes Store just hours after the singer's death. However, rather than clearly admitting that the price hike was a deliberate marketing decision, the statement describes the incident as a consequence of the albums being "mistakenly mispriced".
Paul Stanley of KISS attends the launch of Hard Rock Cafe's KISS Signature Series: Edition 32 T-shirt and collectable pin at the Hard Rock in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Jason Aldean, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Crystal Gale, Don Mclean, The Seldom Scene and others play on the second day of The Stagecoach Festival, in The Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, California, USA.
Jenny Lewis plays at The Wiltern, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Beyonce unexpectedly fails to appear at at Tom Ford's Autumn/Winter 2015 womenswear collection presentation in Los Angeles, California, USA, because, according to a spokesperson, "Beyoncé had a huge wardrobe malfunction at the show. Her dress ripped all the way up the back and she had to run backstage to find something else to wear."
The Los Angeles Coroner's Office announces that the recent death of Keith Emerson, keyboardist with The Nice and Emerson, Lake And Palmer, was suicide. Emerson was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Santa Monica, California, USA. He suffered for many years with a painful nerve condition, and was thought to have become depressed.
The Cure play at The Sleep Train Amphitheater, Chula Vista, California, USA.
On the North American leg of their Decades World Tour Nightwish play at The City National Grove Of Anaheim, Anaheim, California, USA.
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