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The musical show Me, Him And I, featuring 50 comedians, singers and dancers, is presented at The American Theatre, New York City, USA.
Wilbur Schwichtenberg is born in Newton, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as a trombonist, bandleader and recording artist performing under the name Will Bradley, known for swing and sweet dance music, as well as boogie woogie songs, often written by Don Raye. Bradley is best remembered for the hit song Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar.
Al Jolson is starring in Dancing Around at The Winter Garden, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Johnnie Ray and The Billy May Orchestra open at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA.
Bertie King and Kenny Baker record the Benny Carter composition Symphony In Riffs for Pye Nixa records in London, UK. Personnel in the band is Kenny Baker [trumpet], George Chisholm [trombone], Bertie King [alto], Jimmy Skidmore [tenor], Harry Klein [baritone], Vic Ash [clarinet], Dill Jones [piano], Bill Le Sage [accordion], Cedric West [guitar], Frank Clarke [bass] and Eddie Taylor [drums]
Sam Cooke appears on the final edition of tv show Saturday Prom in the USA.
Keren Woodward of Bananarama is born in Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Judy Garland appears on the cover of Look magazine in the USA. The magazine features an interview with Garland in which she discusses "her life, her work, her children".
C'mon And Swim by Bobby Freeman on Autumn Records enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No5.
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The Beach Boys have a recording session in Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, working on the track Dance, Dance, Dance.
The Top Ten Records played on WABC Radio, New York City, USA, for the week ended on this date, are as follows :
1. Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison (Monument)
2. Last Kiss - J. Frank Wilson And the Cavaliers (Josie)
3. Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann (Ascot)
4. Baby Love - The Supremes [Motown]
5. Dancing In the Street - Martha And The Vandellas (Gordy)
6. A Summer Song - Chad Stuart And Jeremy Clyde (World Artists)
7. Leader of the Pack - The Shangri-Las (Red Bird)
8. We'll Sing in the Sunshine - Gale Garnett (RCA)
9. Let It Be Me - Betty Everett And Jerry Butler (VeeJay)
10. Have I The Right? - The Honeycombs (Interphon)
The Supremes record Stop! In The Name Of Love in Hitsville Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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Goldie And The Gingerbreads play at the A1 Club, Wittering, England, UK.
James And Bobby Purify play at The Place, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, England, UK, Europe.
James Brown, The Chambers Brothers, Sly And The Family Stone, Sam And Dave, Street, Joe Namath, Alan Alda and others appear in the local New York tv special Rock Of New York, hosted by Frankie Crocker.
British weekly pop paper Disc And Music Echo reviews a new album called David Bowie, and declares that the artist will prove to be 'a lasting talent'.
Ike And Tina Turner, Mongo Santamaria and Fats Domino play the second of two nights at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Too Much Heaven by The Bee Gees spends its second of two weeks at No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
The Tourists play at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by surf-punk quartet The Barracudas. Two members of The Tourists, Dave Stewart and Annie Lennox will go on to form Eurythmics.
Letoya Nicole Luckett is born in Houston, Texas, USA. She will find fame first as a member of the singing r'n'b trio Destiny's Child, then as a solo performer.
Duran Duran and Frank Zappa appear on the cover of Australian music magazine Ram.
On her Fun tour, Cyndi Lauper plays at The Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
On the Purple Rain tour, Prince And The Revolution play the second of six nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood play in Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Norman Cook (later to be known as Fatboy Slim) replaces bass-player Ted Key in The Housemartins, loved by UK fans as ‘the fourth-best band in Hull’.
Robert Lloyd And The New Four Seasons play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Donna Summer releases a new single, Love's About To Change My Heart on Warner Bros in Europe.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Afan Lido, Port Talbot, Wales.
On her Enjoy Yourself tour, Kylie Minogue plays at RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the second of two nights at The World Music Amphitheater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Xavier Lacouture, Urban Dance Squad, The Young Gods, The Stranglers, The Learned, The Gang, Sttellla and Something Happens play at Paléo Festival, Nyon, Switzerland, Europe.
Michael Jackson, under investigation on charges of child abuse, surrenders his passport to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Thomas Sneddon.
Damien Patrick Holland, the son of R'n'B vocalist Chaka Khan surrenders to police in Los Angeles, California, USA, after he learns that prosecutors have charged him with murder in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy.
Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Sting, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, will.i.am, and Faith Hill perform live for US President Barack Obama at the Washington Convention Center, Washington DC, USA, during ABC's The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration.
Whatcha Say, the debut single by Jason Derulo reaches No1 in the Billboard Pop Songs Chart in the USA.
Justin Bieber appears on tv show Saturday Night Live in the USA, performing Baby and U Smile.
Rihanna and David Bowie are among the guests attending the Linked Against Leukemia gala in New York City, USA.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
While celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary, Beyonce and Jay-Z dine at La Guarida restaurant in Havana, Cuba, Caribbean.
Justin Bieber and Rick Ross attend the Ciroc party at The Vanquish Lounge in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards are held at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA. Rihanna collects four awards including Artist Of The Year. Pharrell Williams secures the iHeart Radio Innovator award.
During the fourth leg of her Piece Of Me residency, Britney Spears plays at The Planet Hollywood Theater Of The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
It is announced that a group of Iranian youths who posted a video of themselves dancing to the Pharrell Williams hit Happy have been sentenced to up to a year in jail and 91 lashes.
50 Cent, Calvin Harris, Ed Sheeran, Eric Church, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, Lorde, Meghan Trainor, One Direction, Paramore, The Pretty Reckless Train and Weezer play on the second day of The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014, in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jungle play at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
On her Rebel Heart tour Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Santigold releases a new single, Chasing Shadows on Atlantic Records in the USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
Stars attending the 2018 Grammy Awards in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, include Beyonce, JAY-Z, Lady Gaga, Sir Elton John, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, Tony Bennett, Kendrick Lamar, Pink, John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen, Cardi B and hip-hop trio Migos.
Ty releases the album A Work Of Heart on Jazzrefreshed Records.