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The Kilties Band plays its Grand Farewell Concert at The Grand Central Palace, lexington Avenue, New York City, USA.
Alex Steinweiss is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. During World War II, Steinweiss will become Columbia Records' advertising manager. During one lunch meeting at Columbia in New York City, company president, Ted Wallerstein, will introduce Steinweiss to an innovation that the company is about to unveil: the long-playing record. Wallerstein asks Steinweiss to develop a jacket for the new format and, with help from his brother-in-law, Steinweiss finds a manufacturer willing to invest about $250,000 in equipment. Steinweiss will establish the original patent for what will become the industry packaging standard, but under his contract with Columbia he will have to waive all rights to any inventions made while working there. Having thus virtually invented the album cover, Steinweiss will remain active until 1973, during which time he is thought to have designed roughly 2500 covers, including a striking anti-Nazi sleeve for Paul Robeson's 1942 album Songs Of Free Men.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records the Hank Williams' song Wearin' Out Your Walkin' Shoes for Capitol Records in the USA.
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Pee Wee King releases a cover version of Blue Suede Shoes on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Sid King releases a cover version of Blue Suede Shoes on Columbia Records in the USA.
In today's edition of Newsweek magazine, Hank Saperstein, owner of merchandising company Special Products Inc., reveals that the first six months of his company's Elvis Presley merchandise licensing deal has resulted in $26m worth of sales.
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Gene Vincent (with Sounds Incorporated) plays at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK. Support act is The Alex Sutherland Sextet.
The Detours, featuring future leader of The Who, Pete Townshend, play at The Oldfield Tavern, Greenford, West London, England, UK, Europe.
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Boots Randolph enters the Billboard magazine Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Yakety Sax which will peak at No35.
The Top Ten Singles on this day on KCBQ Radio, San Diego, California, USA, are :

1. Surfer Girl - The Beach Boys

2. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

3. Wipeout - The Surfaris

4. If I Had A Hammer - Trini Lopez

5. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah - Allan Sherman

6. The Lonely Surfer - Jack Nitzsche

7. Tip Toes - Boots Faye

8. Mocking Bird - Charlie and Inez Foxx

9. Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals

10. Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton

The Rolling Stones play at The Royal Lido Ballroom, Prestatyn, Wales, UK, Europe.
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The Elgin Folk Music Club presents The Alex Harvey Big Soul Band plus The Alex Sutherland Sextet in The Two Red Shoes, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Oscar Peterson Trio records Fly Me To The Moon, Shiny Stockings, Li'L Darli', Little Right Foot and You Stepped Out Of A Dream for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Glasgow council in Scotland announces that all boys and men with Beatle-cuts - i.e. haircuts in the the style of The Beatles - will henceforth have to wear bathing caps, because a committee has been told that hair from 'Beatle-cuts' is clogging the pool's filters.
The Kinks have their first UK No1 with their third single, You Really Got Me, regarded by some experts as the first heavy metal song.
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She's A Mod by Ray Columbus And The Invaders reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Red Shoes, Elgin, Scotland.
The Who play at The Two Red Shoes ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, supported by The Alex Sutherland Sextet.
The Daily Telegraph reports that London's Carnaby Street is now the Mecca of popular fashion. 'You can bump into people, as I did, such as Mick Jagger, buying a sports jacket,' says the report, adding that 'The Duke Of Bedford, Peter Sellers, Lord Snowdon, Marlene Deitrich, Sean Connery and Cilla Black all shop here.
Pete Townshend of The Who tells the UK pop weekly, Melody Maker, that, "We think the mod thing is dying. We don't plan to go down with it, which is why we've become individualists."
Dolly Parton records Busy Signal, Happy, Happy Birthday Baby, I Took You For Granted and Old Enough To Know Better for Monument Records in Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Session musicians on the track include saxophonist Boots Randolph.
Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones writes a personal letter to a fan called Dawn (aka Ziggy) stating, "some people are really fussy about the most ridiculous things. What difference does it make whether you wear shoes or ties, your money is as good as anybody elses."
Hayashi Yoshiki is born in Chiba, Japan, Asia. He will find success under the mononym Yoshiki as a drummer, pianist, composer, songwriter, fashion designer, co-founder of X JAPAN and drummer of S.K.I.N.
Wes Montgomery records Golden Earrings, Twisted Blues and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey for Verve Records.
The Kinks release a new single, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, in the 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.
U2 play at Sheffield University, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Fashion.
Wearing a dress, Ozzy Osbourne is arrested in San Antonio, Texas, USA, for urinating on the state's most cherished historic building, The Alamo.
Muggs, Panixquad, The Frames and Felony Shoes play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Night Of 100 Stars Fashion Show at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, includes the participation of music stars including Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Crystal Gayle, Olivia Newton-John, Peggy Lee, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Rabbitt, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Will Smith, K.T.Oslin, Bonnie Tyler, Natalie Cole, Perry Como, Pia Zadora, Cab Calloway, Dick Clark, Mickey Gilley, Galt McDermott, B.J. Thomas, Mel Torme, Conway Twitty, Luther Vandross, Mary Wilson and others. The televised event is A Celebration for the Actors' Fund of America
Riot Grrrls arrive big time, as the International Pop Underground Convention in Olympia, Washington, gets underway with six days of performances mostly by women, including Seven Year Bitch, Jean Smith and Bikini Kill.
Cruz, a son, is born to Victoria Beckham (formerly Posh Spice) and her footballer husband David Beckham.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Pontiac Silverdome, Detroit, Michigan, 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.
The complete Prince Charming outfit which was worn by Adam Ant during his Prince Charming Revue tour in 1981 and 1982, goes on permanent display at the Victoria and Albert museum in London, UK.
Dolly Parton makes an unannounced live appearance for 400 Tennessee Girl Scouts at their badge-giving ceremony in the Pines Theatre, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA. Parton, an honorary member of the Girl Scouts, wore her own uniform to hand out badges, including the Coat of Many Colors patch named after her 1971 song of that name.
Ed Sheeran performs during a show at The Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe. The event, organised by sixth-formers at Woodbridge School, is a fashion show to raise funds for East Anglian Children’s Hospices.
The Material Girl clothing line, designed by Madonna and her daughter Lourdes, goes on sale at Macy's, New York City, USA.
While in Sydney, Australia, Rihanna takes time out to go shopping for lingerie.
Katy Perry attends a Jean-Charles de Castelbajac fashion show in Paris, France, Europe.
Miley Cyrus attends an opening party for a new Topshop store at The Paris Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.
PETA releases its list of Celebrity Grinches of 2011 with Janet Jackson in first place, because of "the stolen animal skins that she drapes herself with, which are as dead as her taste in fashion."
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays the last of six non-consecutive nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
On her Dressed To Kill tour, Cher plays at The Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, Arkansas, 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."
Fergie (of Black Eyed Peas) and Christian Louboutin attend the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring Summer 2016 show as part of Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, Europe.
Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Sam Smith are among the guests attending the Saint Laurent Los Angeles show at The Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Thomas Rhett and Nick Jonas shoot an edition of CMT Crossroads at The Factory, Franklin, Tennessee, USA, during which they perform songs including Crash And Burn, T-Shirt, Die A Happy Man and Make Me Wanna.
In a range of bizarre outfits, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Janelle Monae, Celine Dion, Harry Styles and others attend a Camp-themed 2019 Met Gala Ball in New York City, USA.