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Singer and "coon impersonator" May Henderson plays the third night in a week of shows at The Empire, Brighton, Sussex, UK.
"Popular soprana balladist" Dollie Rathburn Chesley, singing group The Harmony Four are among the entertainments on offer in a High Class Vaudeville show at The Grand Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
A "High Class Vaudeville" show at The Bijou Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, features the combined talents of Girard And Gardner, The Rozinos, LaFavre's Dogs, Cats And Monkeys, The Harmony Four, Vermette And Dionne, gweorge H. Wood, Dollie Rathburn Chesley and others.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Vocalist Kay Starr is born in Dougherty, Oklahoma, USA. Her biggest hit will be the Rock And Roll Waltz in the late 50's.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Songwriter and keyboard player Bobby Wood is born near New Albany, Mississippi, USA. He write songs including Crystal Gayle's Half The Way and Ronnie Milsap's He Got You, and will also play on Willie Nelson's Always On My Mind, Garth Brooks' The Dance and Elvis Presley's Kentucky Rain.
Mr. Davidson MP (Labour, Maryhill) asks a question in parliament in Westminster, London, UK, about whether bandsmen in RAF dance bands such as The Squadronnaires also undertake private engagements, "to the detriment of many musicians who are ex-Servicemen of the last war'. He is assured by Sir Archibald Sinclair that there is 'no such detriment and the fees are exactly the same'.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
It is announced by Atlantic Records that publicist Jerry Wexler is to join the label as a partner.
James Brown And The Famous Flames appear on daily tv pop show American Bandstand in W-Fil Studios, aPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing I Don't Mind and Baby You're Right.
Pierre Salinger, the US Presidential Press Secretary, officially denies that anyone danced The Twist in The White House, Washington DC, USA, during a party there on the previous Saturday night.
Billboard magazine in the USA reports that singles sales have received a marked boost nationwide, which is attributed to The Twist craze.
Carmen McRae records Take Five and It's A Raggy Waltz for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. She is backed for this session by the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
The Dovells release a new single Bristol Twistin' Annie on Parkway Records in the USA.
The Cookies release the single Chains, written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, on Dimension Records in the USA. The song will later be covered by The Beatles.
Sam Cooke plays the third night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker is playing during two weeks of shows at The El Mocambo club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The musical comedy film Bye Bye Birdie opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America. The film, based on Elvis Presley being drafted into the US Army, stars Janet Leigh and Dick Van Dyke, with Jesse Pearson as fictitious pop idol Conrad Birdie (a pun on Conway Twitty), along with Ann-Margret and Bobby Rydell. TV show host Ed Sullivan appears as himself.
The Willows record World Without Sunshine and Outside The City, for MGM Records in the USA.
The Top Ten Singles on WABC Radio, New York City, USA, on this day are as follows :

1. Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli (Philips)

2. Windy - The Association (Warner Brothers)

3. Groovin' - The Young Rascals (Atlantic)

4. Little Bit o' Soul - The Music Explosion

5. Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane (RCA)

6. Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots (Dunhill)

7. Respect - Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)

8. She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles (White Whale)

9. Come On Down to My Boat - Every Mothers' Son (MGM)

10. San Francisco "Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair" - Scott McKenzie (Ode)

Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at The Carlton Club, Erdington, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jo Jo Gunne.
Aretha Franklin releases a new single, Since You've Been Gone, in the USA. It will peak at No5 in the Billboard Chart.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Apollo Stadium, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
James Brown plays the first of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
European and American discotheques participate in Disco Aid Night, by donating a portion of tonight's takings to charity.
Anthony Lee Norris is born in Queens, New York City, USA. He will find success as a hip hop record producer and songwriter, professionally known as Lee On The Beats, working with Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Kid Ink, Ace Hood, French Montana, Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Freeway, among others
Prince plays the tenth of fourteen (non-consecutive) nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of three nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK. BBC Radio 1 transmits the show live on air, but apologises to listeners because of the number of times Madonna swears during the show.
The Sizzling Summer Tour '90, featuring Public Enemy, The Afros, Queen Latifah, Kid 'N Play, Digital Underground and Big Daddy Kane, comes to an end at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
The Love Symbol by Prince enters the UK albums chart at No1, and will earn a platinum disc for 300,000 sales.
Backstreet Boys film the video for their debut single, We've Got It Goin' On, in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Justin Timberlake releases his solo debut album, Justified, in the USA.
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Ashlee Simpson plays at Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Basement Jaxx play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Lionel Richie serenades British supermodel Kate Moss with several of his best-known hits, when she celebrates her 35th birthday with a private party at The Dorchester Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her I Am ... tour Beyonce plays the second of two nights at the HSBC Arena, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
British pop hunk Peter Andre collapses while out jogging near his home in East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK. Attending paramendics diagnose a torn ligament in his chest.
ITV and Ofcom receive more than 2,000 complaints after Christina Aguilera and Rihanna perform raunchy routines during the finals of tv show X Factor.
Ellie Goulding releases her debut LP, Lights, on Polydor Records in the USA.
Five people are reported to have been injured during the scuffle between rappers Drake and Chris Brown at The W.I.P. nightclub in SoHo, New York City, USA. It is alleged that the pair were arguing over Brown's ex-girlfriend Rihanna, before Drake threw a bottle that struck Brown on the chin.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at Burswood Dome, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
Lady Gaga plays the sixth night of a seven-night residency at Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Beyonce and Jay Z's co-headlining On The Run Tour plays at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
At the MTV Video Awards in The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA, Miley Cyrus declines to take the stage to accept her Video Of The Year Award for Wrecking Ball. Instead, she gives the microphone to a 22-year-old homeless man, Jesse Helt, who read out a statement saying, "I am accepting this award on behalf of the 1.6m runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving, lost and scared for their lives right now. I know, because I am one of those people."
During the fifth leg of her Piece Of Me residency, Britney Spears plays at The Planet Hollywood Theater Of The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Blank Space by Taylor Swift reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, replacing her own single Shake It Off. She thus becomes the first woman in the Hot 100's 56-year history to succeed herself at No1.
Crazy P play at Concorde 2, Brighton, England, UK.
On her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Mariah Carey plays at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, South Africa.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at La Riviera, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
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