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The Savoy Orpheans record Ninette Ninon and Kid Boots - Selection Parts 1 and 2, for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band records Short Dress Gal, Bogalousa Strut, Down By The Riverside and Over In The Glory Land for Columbia Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Hotcha Trio (a harmonica group) release a new 78rpm single, Chattanoogie Shoeshine Boy and Honeysuckle Rose, on Decca-Philips Records in Germany, Austria and Sweden, Europe.
Married duo Boots Faye and Idaho Call record Cryin' My Heart Out, I'm Losing Your Love, That's My Heart Talkin' and Shiftin' Sands in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA.
The musical comedy movie Skirts Ahoy!, starring Esther Williams, Joan Evans and Vivian Blaine, opens at cinemas in the USA.
Lonzo And Oscar record Baby Me Babe, Skunk Skin Britches, Knock-knee'd Suzy and Tell Me It Was Worth It In The End in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
A shirt formerly owned by Tommy Steele is sold at auction for £4 during the Stars' Organisation for Spastics Cricket Match and Garden Fete in Harrow, UK. One of the four girls who bought the shirt says, "We'll split it into four ' back, front and two sleeves." An LP signed by Gracie Fields brings £2 and a 78 autographed by Liberace goes for £1.
Elvis Presley records Big Boots for the soundtrack of the film G.I. Blues, at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, but is dissatisfied with the material.
Paul Revere And The Raiders enter the Billboard Top 40 in the USA for the first time with the instrumental Like, Long Hair.
The Three Sounds record Shiny Stockings, Work Song, Hey There and other tracks for Blue Note Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
1980s teen pop idol Nick Kamen is born in Harlow, Essex, England, UK, Europe.
Boots Randolph enters the Billboard magazine Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Yakety Sax which will peak at No35.
The Top 5 tracks in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this date are as follows :

1. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

2. Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas

3. Wipe Out - The Surfaris

4. Lipstick And High-Heel Shoes - Valentine And The Sweethearts

5. Hello Mudduh,Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman

The Moray Dance Club presents The Caravelles in The Two Red Shoes, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The headmaster of Clark's Grammar School, Guildford, England, UK, Europe, rules that boys with Beatles-styled haircuts will be sent home.
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Long-haired student George Leonard of Attleboro High School in Massachusetts, USA, is sent home by the school principal and told not to return until his hair is 'decent'. Leonard plays in a band called The Cry Babies, and will take the case to court, arguing that his long hair is required for his work with the band.
The Rolling Stones take out an ad in pop weekly newspaper The NME wishing hairdressers a happy Christmas.
The Who play at The Two Red Shoes ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, supported by The Alex Sutherland Sextet.
The Dexter Gordon Quintet records Very Saxily Yours, Shiny Stockings and other tracks for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The No1 single in New Zealand on this day, for the third consecutive week, is Dedicated Follower Of Fashion by The Kinks.
The Cream play at the Jazz Club in The Coatham Hotel, Redcar, England, UK, Europe.
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Donovan releases a new single, Jennifer Juniper, on Pye Records in the UK. The subject of the song is fashion model Jenny Boyd.
Albert King plays the first of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, supported by Evergreen Blueshoes.
The Temptations appear at the Valley Forge Music Fair in Pennsylvania, USA, without baritone David Ruffin . Ruffin has been fired by Motown Records because of his desire to change the Tempts' image from 'suits, ties and patent shoes' and go into 'a deep soul bag' - a direction that the group ends up following later when producer Norman Whitfield steps in. Ruffin's place in the quintet is taken by Dennis Edwards, formerly of The Contours, and Motown rehires Ruffin as a solo artist.
Jimi Hendrix's guitar is stolen from his Corvette while he is in a clothes store on East 9th Street, New York City, USA. At the Record Plant, Hendrix records Valleys Of Neptune and Hear My Train A'comin'.
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Police are called out to the home of Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band, where they find him putting out a fire. He tussles with police and is charged with resisting arrest. He is also subsequently charged with setting fire to clothes and personal effects belonging to Bernita DiOrio, the young lady who had called the police in the first case, but the charges are soon dropped.
The Clash play at The Top Rank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.
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The first issue of UK youth-style bible The Face is published.
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Clad in pink leopard-skin trousers, singer Simon Le Bon is auditioned to join Duran Duran, in Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
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Wearing a dress, Ozzy Osbourne is arrested in San Antonio, Texas, USA, for urinating on the state's most cherished historic building, The Alamo.
Pete Townshend of The Who and his family go for dinner with fashion designer Ossie Clark in London, England, UK, Europe.
English anarcho-punk band Conflict is reported to be involved in a dispute with the Vice Squad and the Post Office, after packages sent by the band (containing their latest single, The Battle Continues, lyric sheets and t-shirts) were passed to the police by the Post Office in Islington, London, England, UK, Europe. The band has been advised that "it is an offence to send subversive material through the post." The band had always been outspoken regarding issues such as anarchism, animal rights and the anti-war movement and a number of their gigs during the 1980s were followed by riots and disturbances.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 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.
Rosie Thomas releases a new single, Pretty Dress, in the UK on Sub Pop Records.
A glittery jacket once worn onstage by Michael Jackson sells for $19,000 at an auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Jackson's MTV music award for the song We Are the World pulls $16,000, while gold discs for his album Off The Wall and the Jackson 5 single I Want You Back each get $11,000. The total raised from the sale of Jackson-related artefacts at the auction is reported variously as being $1m and $2m.
After performing at the O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe, Lady Gaga causes a stir when she arrives at the exclusive Mr. Chow restaurant in Knightsbridge, with a rhinestone-encrusted crustacean adorning the top of her face and head.
California clothing company L.A. Triumph files a lawsuit against M adonna in the California Central District court, Los Angeles, California, USA. The company claims that it has been using the name Material Girl for its fashion line since 1997, so Madonna's recently launched line under the same name creates "deception" in the marketplace.
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and Nikki Lund present their White Trash Beautiful Fall 2011 Collection during New York Fashion Week in New York City, USA.
Miley Cyrus attends an opening party for a new Topshop store at The Paris Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.
Pretty Green, the fashion outlet started in the UK in 2009 by former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, opens its first overseas branch in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
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.
One day after the death of fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the girlfriend of Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, the group cancels the first date of its imminent Australian tour and Sir Mick flies back to New York City.
Katy Perry and Rita Ora make cameo appearances on the catwalk at Milan Fashion Week, Milan, Italy, Europe, to model clothes from their friend Jeremy Scott's Autumn/Winter 2014 collection.
Taylor Swift is among the guests attending the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA.
During the Fashion Rocks event at The Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, Justin Bieber draws a mixture of boos and screams of delight when he strips down to his name brand underwear on stage.
Katy Perry spends her 30th birthday in Marrakech, Morocco, Africa, with 70 friends at the Amanjena hotel. Guests include her boyfriend Diplo and Ellie Goulding.
Little Boots releases a new EP, Business Pleasure, in the UK.
The Banco de Cabo Verde in Macaronesia, introduces a new series of banknotes honouring Cape Verdean figures in the fields of literature, music, and politics. The face of internationally popular singer Cesaria Evora is featured on the new 2000 Escudos banknote. Evora had won international fame as a singer and recording artist. Nicknamed the "Barefoot Diva" for performing without shoes, she was also known as the "Queen of Morna".
Previews of the multi award-winning musical, Kinky Boots, with music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, begin in the West End of London, UK, at The Adelphi Theatre.
Lone Taxidermist plays at Paper Dress Vintage, Hackney, London, England, UK, Europe.
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