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The musical show The Toy-Maker is presented at The Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gene Autry records You Waited Too Long, That Little Kid Sister Of Mine, What's Gonna Happen To Me, Tears On My Pillow and Sierra Sue, for Columbia/OKeh Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra are playing during a one-month engagement at The Casa Manana, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Vocal quartet The Skylarks perform Milly The Filly on The Colgate Comedy Hour, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis on NBC tv in the USA. Kitty Kallen appears in the same edition of the show.
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra play at The Casino Ballroom, Catalina Island, California, USA.
The Sons of The Pioneers record Heartbreak Hill and Ho-Le-O RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No50.
The Miles Davis Quintet records Eighty One and Little One at Columbia Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Walker Brothers' second UK single, Love Her, peaks at No20.
The Rolling Stones are in Los Angeles, California, USA, mixing the album Out Of Our Heads.
The Greenwood County Singers (founded by songwriter Carson Parks) record Southbound, Mister Mose, Pennsylvania Home and other tracks for Kapp records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Byrds release a new single, Turn! Turn! Turn! on Columbia Records in the USA.
Ballad singer Jim Lynch plays at The Questing Beast, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
When The Byrds play at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, their performance is disrupted by female fans storming the stage. Twenty girls actually get onto the stage, and thirty police officers are called in to quell the resultant chaos. One girl is injured when she falls into the orchestra pit, and two other youths are arrested.
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The Golden Sheaf Bakery presents Country Joe And The Fish, Wildflower and John Fahey, with lights by Bill Ham, at The Finnish Brotherhood Hall, Berkeley, California, USA.
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John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Coasters record Love Potion Number Nine and other tracks at Bell Sound Studio, New York City, USA.
The Union Gap release a new single, Young Girl, in the USA on Columbia Records.
The James Cotton Band plays the first of three nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Glen Campbell records Wichita Lineman at the Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood And Vine, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Black Sabbath play in Fresno, California, USA.
Neil Young appears on phone-in radio show Rockline in the USA.
Route 66 is officially removed from the United States Highway System. The road, which ran a total of 2,448 miles (3,940 km) from Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Los Angeles, California, was immortalised in the song Route 66, written by Bobby Troup. The track was first recorded by The Nat King Cole Trio, with later versions recorded by Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Manhattan Transfer and Depeche Mode to name but a few. The road was also the subject of the Route 66 television show in the 1960s.
En Vogue release a new single, Hold On, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Ozzy Osbourne’s live album, Just Say Ozzy, peaks at No69 in the UK and No58 in the USA.
On his Seriously, Live! tour, Phil Collins plays the fourth of five nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Los Angeles-based jazz trombonist Bingam Britt Woodman dies aged 80 in Hawthorne, California, USA, of respiratory problems. In a long, respected career, he worked with Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, John Coltrane and Miles Davis, to name just a few.
Brian Wilson plays at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Jewel plays at The Ironstone Amphitheater, Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, California, USA.
Dead Poetic play at The Showcase Theater, Corona, California, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the State Fairgrounds, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Bob Dylan plays at the Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bob Dylan plays in The Joint, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the first of three nights at The HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The UCF Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Taylor Swift asks to be moved to another table when she notices her ex-boyfriend John Mayer seated nearby in The Tower Bar in The Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The singing stars had a brief romance, which Swift referenced in her 2010 track Dear John, much to his annoyance.
It is reported that Courtney Love is being evicted from her $27,000 per month West Village townhouse in New York City, USA, after she set it on fire and seriously damaged its designer decor. Owner Donna Lyon is taking Love to court, claiming that the Hole vocalist painted over hand-finished walls, and owes over $50,000 rent.
Black Sabbath play at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Reignwolf.
Singer-songwriter BANKS plays at Underground Arts at the Wolf Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The AK-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
The Avett Brothers play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA, supported by Shovels And Rope.
Keyshia Cole plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Neutral Milk Hotel, The Breeders and Daniel Johnston play at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Spiders And Snakes play at Loaded Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Rock Or Bust tour, AC/DC play at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Vintage Trouble. This show marks the beginning of the North American leg of the tour.
The Show Your Scars 2016 festival takes place at The Regent Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA, featuring acts including Crematorium, Ghoul, Gravehill, Municipal Waste, Nervosa, Night Demon, Repulsion, Skeletal Remains and Terrorizer LA.
Axl Rose plays his first concert as vocalist with AC/DC in Lisbon, Portugal, Europe. Rose, better known as the frontman of Guns N'Roses, is replacing the band's former vocalist Brian Johnson, who left the band because of hearing problems.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of four nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
Kanye West is taken from his trainer, Harley Pasternak's, home to UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, for ( according to www.tmz.com) psychiatric evaluation. During his trip to hospital, West is handcuffed to a gurney. He was reportedly "acting erratically" following a week of cancelled shows and onstage outbursts. Dr Michael Farzam at UCLA places West on a 5150 hold, which allows a physician to forcibly admit a person with a mental disorder to the hospital, because he attacked a staff member at the residence/gym.