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The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Peter Yorke is born in London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as one of the foremost dance band orchestrators in the UK, working with Percival Mackey, Jack Hylton, Louis Levy and others. After World War II he will establish himself as a light music composer and conductor through BBC radio shows such as Sweet Serenade, Our Kind Of Music and The Peter Yorke Melody Hours. From the late 40s onwards he will record numerous 78s for Columbia Records.
Ed F. Rush's Bon Tons open for a week at The Empire Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Cuban tenor Alcides Briceno and Colombian baritone Jorge Anez, record Morena Maa, considered by genre scholars to be the first bolero ever written by a Mexican, Armando Villareal Lozano.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra are playing during a one-month engagement at The Casa Manana, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Victor Silvester And His Ballroom Orchestra perform live on the BBC Forces radio programme in London, England, UK.
The Poni-Tails play at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Nero And The Gladiators play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Johnny Shane And The Stormers with Big John Damon.
Move Baby Move by Johnny O'Keefe reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Sam Cooke has a recording session at RCA Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the songs Shake and It's Got The Whole World Shaking.
In the wake of popular British entertainers including Max Bygraves and Derek Nimmo decrying singer Dusty Springfield for 'publicity seeking' and being 'foolishly irresponsible' after her deportation from South Africa, fifteen MPs in the House Of Commons sign a motion applauding Dusty's action in standing 'against the obnoxious doctrine of apartheid in South Africa.' Dusty, meanwhile, donates her £2000 fee for the South African tour to black South African charities.
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Sam Cooke releases a new single Shake/A Change Is Gonna Come, on RCA Records in the USA.
The Four Tops play at The Club Pony Tail, Harbour Springs, Michigan, USA.
Brenda And The Tabulations are playing during ten nights at The Nixon Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gianfranco Randone is born in Sicily, Italy, Europe. He will find fame as a vocalist for the internationally successful Italian Eurodance trio, Eifel 65.
Edwin Starr plays at Dreamland, Margate, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
When ZZ Top play at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, USA, they break the previous highest attendance record which had been set by The Rolling Stones.
Clint Eastwood and General Saint play at The Warehouse, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Lionel Richie begins four weeks at No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with All Night Long (All Night).
Purple Rain by Prince peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
Leona Lewis is born in Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The UK Top Ten Singles for this week are as follows :

1 NOTHING COMPARES 2 U – SINEAD O’CONNOR

2 Dub Be Good To Me Ft Lindy Layton – Beats International Featuring Lindy Layton

3 Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) Ft Ya Kid K – Technotronic Featuring Ya Kid K

4 I Don’t Know Anybody Else – Black Box

5 How Am I Supposed To Live Without You – Michael Bolton

6 Enjoy The Silence - Depeche Mode

7 Happenin’ All Over Again – Lonnie Gordon

8 Walk On By – Sybil

9 I Wish It Would Rain Down – Phil Collins

10 Live Together – Lisa Stansfield

On her Rhythm Nation 1814 World Tour, Janet Jackson plays the first of two nights at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred enters the UK Singles Chart where it will peak at No2 during a run of sixteen weeks.
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At the NAACP Image Awards ceremony in the Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA, Janet Jackson collects the special Chairman's Award, in recognition of her work for the advancement of black people, and for her charitable contributions.
David C. Rockola, best-known for his invention of the Rock-ola range of juke box es, dies aged 96 in Skokie, Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was known to have been in league with the mafia in the early days of his business operations.
Moments before taking the stage at Singapore National Stadium in Singapore, Asia, on his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson collapses backstage with a severe migraine, and the show is cancelled.
The hit single Fairground by Simply Red is awarded a platinum disc in the UK by the BPI.
Girl group Girls Aloud is formed on the reality television show Popstars : The Rivals in the UK.
The Live8 Concert in Hyde Park, London, England, UK, is opened by Paul McCartney and U2 performing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, followed by among others Coldplay, Dido, Keane, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Madonna, Razorlight, Scissor Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Joss Stone, Stereophonics, Sting, Robbie Williams, U2, REM, Velvet Revolver, Bob Geldof, The Killers, Mariah Carey and Snow Patrol, before Pink Floyd took the stage as the penultimate act of the night.
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Gone Country, a reality show hosted by John Rich, debuts on CMT, with Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Enrique Iglesias Jr. and Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider attempting switch their musical directions and achieve a country career.
The Terry Peters Big Band plays at The Festival Hall, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, England, UK, Europe.
Sara Bareilles and Justin Bieber perform at The 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll at The White House, Washington DC, USA, in the presence of President Obama and The First Lady.
Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Oprah Winfrey take part in a charity fund-raising walk in New York City to celebrate O, The Oprah Magazine's 10th Anniversary.
Faithless release a new album, The Dance, in the UK.
Ke$ha plays at The Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Earth, Wind And Fire play at The Mountain Avenue Stage, NewWestFest, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
After battling his way through a snowstorm, the rapper Drake performs at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, USA.
Selena Gomez plays at The Best Buy Theatre, Times Square, New York City, USA.
Lady Gaga plays the second night of a seven-night residency at Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Kara play at the 2014 Hallyu Dream Concert at Gyeongju Citizen Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
Rihanna attends the Los Angeles Lakers vs The Cleveland Cavaliers at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Disclosure, Ngaiire, Halsey, Skepta, The Wombats, Golden Features and others play at Field Day, The Domain, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK. During the show he becomes annoyed with fans screaming, and leaves the stage, but returns later to finish his performance.
Justin Bieber reported spends the evening at the home of his former girlfriend Selena Gomez in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA. Gomez's current boyfriend The Weeknd is away on tour, but is said to be fully aware of the visit.
Toto play at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the first of three non-consecutive nights at The Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China, Asia.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at The FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
MXMJoY release a new LP, p.e.a.c.e., on London Field Recordings. (The band was formerly known as Maximum Joy.)
Former One Direction member Niall Horan plays at The SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA, supported by Lewis Capaldi and Fletcher.
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