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Central America

Rising black American soprano Dorothy Maynor, gives a concert at the Lux Theatre, Bellavista, Panama City, Panama.
Randy Castillo, drummer for Motley Crue and Ozzy Osbourne is born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
The Walt Disney animated movie Cinderella [subtitled A Love Story With Music] is released to cinemas in Mexico. The film includes the songs A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes and Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo.
The Coasters make their Billboard singles chart debut in the USA with Down In Mexico.
Buddy Holly And The Crickets record three radio jingles, based on the melody of their song That'll Be The Day, at producer Norman Petty's studio in Clovis, New Mexico, USA.
Conway Twitty plays at the State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Mafia boss Carlos Marcello is extradited from New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, to Guatemala, South America, as an illegal immigrant. His family-owned Jefferson Music Company dominated the juke box, slot machine and pinball trade in the New Orleans area. Marcello is known to have used his Mafia contacts to try to persuade Frank Sinatra to use his friendship with the Kennedy family to negate the deportation order. He is also known to have close ties with the Ku Klux Klan.
Paul Anka sets off on a brief tour of Mexico, beginning with six shows in three days at Arena Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Tony Melendez is born in Rivas, Nicaragua, Central America. Although born with no arms, Melendez will carve out a successful career for himself as a singer accompanying himself on a guitar which he plays using his feet.
Nat King Cole, accompanied by The Ralph Carmichael Orchestra, records Adios Marquita Linda, No Me Platiques, Aqui Se Habla En Amor and A Media Luz, for Capitol Records in Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter, with The Ralph Carmichael Orchestra augmented by a marimba band, records Poor Lonesome Cowboy, El Abandonado and other tracks for Capitol Records in Mexico City, Mexico. 1962)
The Animals play in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
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The Outer Limits release Don't Need You No More backed with Walkin' Away, on Goldust Records of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
That Funny Feeling, Bobby Darin's third and final movie with his wife Sandra Dee, opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
The Elvis Presley movie Girl Happy opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Bill Deal And The Rhondels begin three weeks of live dates and promotional activities in Mexico.
Bob Dylan is in Durango, Mexico, Central America, filming for the movie Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid, with Kris Kristofferson and director Sam Peckinpah.
Three fans are trampled to death at a concert by Puerto Rican teen sensations Menudo, in Zaragoza Baseball Stadium, Puebla, Mexico, North America.
450 fans are injured when they attempt to rush the stage at a Rod Stewart concert in Monterrey, Mexico.
Bob Dylan plays at the Pan American Theater, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA, supported by Steve Earle.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of five nights at the Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Michael Jackson, reportedly addicted to painkillers, is smuggled out of Mexico to an English clinic with help from his actress chum Liz Taylor.
Having been asked by travel writer Joe Cummings if the song Hotel California had anything to do with The Hotel California in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Don Henley of The Eagles sends a fax stating unequivocally that, "neither myself nor any of the other band members have had any sort of association - business or pleasure - with that establishment."
Grammy and Juno Award-winning jazz vocalist Michael Buble releases his fourth studio album, Crazy Love, in Mexico.
The Jonas Brothers play at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
During their Viva La Vida tour, Radiohead play at Estadio Tres De Marzo, Guadalajara, Mexico, North America.
Elton John plays at the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, Mexico, North America.
Sir Paul McCartney has to be rescued by police after youths surround his vehicle and jump up and down on the roof after a concert at Foro Sol stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Ensiferum play at Pepper's Club, San Jose, Costa Rica.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Estadio Nacional De Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, Caribbean.
Morrissey plays at Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.
Morrissey plays at Teatro Diana, Guadalajara, Mexico, North America.
On the We Own The Night tour, Selena Gomez And The Scene play at Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico.
The Adrian Belew Power Trio plays at El Plaza Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Attack Attack! play at The Sunshine TheaterrnAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Bob Dylan plays in Auditorio Banamex, Monterrey, Mexico, Central America.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at The Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Robbie Williams releases his ninth studio album, Take The Crown, in Mexico and Italy.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
Katy Perry is among the music stars attending The 5th Annual Summer Of Sony in Cancun, Mexico, Central America.
Revered flamenco-jazz guitarist Paco de Lucia dies aged 66 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. He is reported to have died of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach.
Just after midnight, Bono, The Edge and Larry Mullen of U2, perform a brief, unannounced live set in La Osteria, a small bar in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, North America.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play the second of two nights at The Sports Palace, Mexico City, Mexico.
Phish play at Barcelo Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Estadio BBVA Bancomer, Monterrey, Mexico, North America.
Ed Sheeran plays at Parque Viva Amphitheater, San Jose, Costa Rica, South America.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The Autodromo Harmanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Widespread Panic play at Panic en la Playa 2018, Hard Rock Hotel, Riviera Maya, Mexico, North America.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the second of two nights at Estadio Akron, Guadalajara, Mexico, North America, supported by Bebe Rexha.