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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented by Pollard's Opera Company at The Opera House, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. According to the advertisement in the New Zealand Herald, "If you are an admirer of delightful music, Catchy Airs, Irresistible Funniosities, Exhilarating dances, Lovely dress and splendid ensemble" the show will meet with your approval.
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.
Judy Garland performs They Can't Take That Away From Meand Got A Pair Of New Shoes on radio show Ben Bennie And All The Lads in the USA.
Carl Perkins' Blue Suede Shoes becomes the first country music song to cross over to the Billboard R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA.
The Four Aces record The Gal With The Yaller Shoes for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
Carl Perkins' original version of Blue Suede Shoes is released by Sun Records of Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Guy Mitchell records Silver Moon Upon The Golden Sands, My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You and Sunshine Guitar for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yello Polka Dot Bikini by Brian Hyland reaches No1 in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
The Brook Brothers play at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Johnny Burnette with The Johnny Mann Singers records Angry At The Big Oak Tree, Second Chance and Clown Shoes in United Recording Corporation, Studio A, 6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session include Tommy Allsup and Barney Kessel [gtrs], George Callender [bass gtr], Earl Palmer [drums] and Robert Florence [piano].
The Tides record Limbo Rock, Midnight Limbo, Day-O, La Paloma, Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White, Jamaica Farewell, Tequila, Caravan, Rum And Coca Cola and other tracks at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The group includes guitarists Jerry Kennedy, Harold Bradley and, Kelton D 'Kelso' Herston, Boots Randolph on saxophone, Bob Moore on bass, Buddy Harman on drums, Hargus 'Pig' Robbins on piano and Ray Stevens on organ and piano.
Connie Francis records I Really Don't Want To Know, She'll Have To Go, I Don't Hurt Anymore, I Can't Stop Loving You, Heartaches By The Number, I Fall To Pieces, Oh Lonesome Me and I'm Movin' On, at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with backing musicians including guitarists Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy, Harold Bradley and Wayne Moss, pianist Floyd Cramer, saxophonist Boots Randolph, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman and backing vocalists The Jordanaires.
Liverpool-born Frankie Vaughan opens for a season in the pantomime Puss In Boots at The Palladium, London, UK.
The Dynamics release a new single, Misery, in the USA on Big Top Records in the USA. The song will 'inspire' Pete Meaden, manager of London-based band The High Numbers, to write a song called Zoot Suit which they will release as their debut single in 1964. Musically identical to Misery, Zoot Suit will not be a hit, but the High Numbers will find global success under another name, The Who.
Annette releases a new album, Annette At Bikini Beach, in the USA.
The Daily Telegraph reveals that a fourteen year old Scottish schoolboy has been forced to sit in a girls' class because he refuses to get his hair, which is worn in the style of The Beatles, cut. Barbers are also said to be doubling the price of a cut for boys with Beatle-style hair.
The Who play at The Two Red Shoes ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, supported by The Alex Sutherland Sextet.
The Alan Price Combo, comprising Boots S lade (bass), Roy Mills (drums), John Walters (trumpet), Terry Childs (baritone sax), Steve Gregor (tenor sax) and Pete Kirtley (guitar), starts a residency at The Club A-Go-Go, Newcastle, England, UK, and signs with Decca Records.
The teen beach movie musical Bikini Beach, starring Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Little Stevie Wonder and The Pyramids, is released in the UK.
Donovan releases a new single, Jennifer Juniper, on Pye Records in the UK. The subject of the song is fashion model Jenny Boyd.
UK pop music weekly Disc votes Cliff Richard as the Best-Dressed Male Star in Britain.
The Photos and Fashion play at Ruffles Night Club, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Flush The Fashion tour, Alice Cooper play at The Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Kiss release their 11th album, Lick It Up, and appear, for the first time ever, without their trademark make-up, on MTV in the USA.
Phil Collins' third solo album, No Jacket Required, reaches No1 in the Kent Music Report albums chart in Australia.
Robert Palmer reaches No1 on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Addicted To Love. The track will become Palmer's signature song, largely thanks to the populartity of its video featuring a band comprising a bunch of sexy high fashion models.
Kenny Chesney releases the album No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems on BNA Records in the USA.
P.Diddy (formerly Puff Daddy) visits Toronto, Canada, to launch his Sean John clothing line in Canadian stores.
A British tabloid newspaper reports that Brian McFadden (of Westlife fame) has persuaded his girlfriend, Delta Goodrem, not to pose in lingerie to advertise her new range of underwear.
The Australian newspaper reports that US singing star Katy Perry is suing Australian fashion designer Katie Perry. The legal action is intended to prevent Katie Perry (yes, that's the name she was born with) from trademarking her own name for her clothing label.
Snoop Dogg plays at the Kandy Vegas Lingerie Party in the Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Trace Cyrus and Kill Brand launch a clothing line called Southern Made Hollywood Paid, featuring shirts, hoodies, bookbags, posters and bracelets.
A limited edition clothing line - a promotional collaboration between Weezer and Nike-owned surf and skateboard clothing label Hurley - becomes available in PacSun stores in the USA. Weezer's latest album is called Hurley.
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.
During Paris Fashion Week, Kanye West and Florence Welch are among the guests at the Givenchy after-party 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.
Cesaria Evora dies, aged 70, in São Vicente, Cape Verde, Macaronesia, from respiratory failure and hypertension. She 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".
While in the Paris, France, Europe, office of Metro magazine, fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, head of Chanel, states that although Adele has a "divine voice", she is "a little too fat". He apologizes shortly after.
Lady Gaga, currently on tour in Australia, Oceania, phones in a bid of $133,075 to buy a gown by her friend the late designer Alexander McQueen at a sale hosted by fashion collector Guinness at Christie's auction house in South Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe. Proceeds from the auction are to benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, created in memory of the late fashion editor who committed suicide after a long battle of depression.
On her Dressed To Kill tour, Cher plays at The Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon perform Tight Pants, live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York City, USA.
On her Little Black Dress tour, Sara Bareilles plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Little Boots releases a new EP, Business Pleasure, in the UK.
The British Fashion Awards 2014 are held at The London Coliseum, London, UK. Former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham wins as Brand Of The Year, Harry Styles of One Direction attends as a guest.
Usher concludes his 28-date UR Experience Tour with a gig at The Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, USA. At the show, he wears a T-shirt reading 'I can't breathe', which is a reference to the last words of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed in July after a white police officer placed him in a chokehold.
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.
Rihanna celebrates the launch of her own major Parisian fashion house, Fenty Maison, with a party in Paris. Rihanna had recently become the first woman and first person of colour to launch in collaboration with designers at top French conglomerate Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH).
Laura Marling plays a "geo-blocked live-streamed" concert in an empty Union Chapel, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe, in support of her new album, Song For Our Daughter.