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Fred Irwin's Big Show presents two Burlesques, Are You An Eagle and At Gay Coney, at Kernan's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Great Fulgora, Pony Ballet, Stuart Barnes, Charles L. Fletcher, The Three Rosinos, Mary Dupont And Company and Falke And Seamen are appearing in the "Fashionable vaudeville" show at The Grand, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The "High Class Vaudeville" show at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, features Valerie Bergers And Company, The Three Navaros, Mehan's Dogs, Josephine Sabel (dancer), The Miles Stavordale Quintette (banjo pickers specializing in plantation tunes) and The Dillon Brothers.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, aka The Blue Follies, is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Luther William Ossenbrik is born near Knob Noster, Missouri, USA. He will find success as a square dance caller, guitarist and fiddler under the name Arkie The Arkansas Woodchopper.
The Duncan Sisters, with piano and guitar record Hula Hula Lullaby in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Jungle Drums for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra are playing during a one-month engagement at The Casa Manana, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cab Calloway And His Orchestra play at Meadowland Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker plays for a dance in Saint Nicholas Arena, New York City, USA. The performance is recorded and will be released as the live LP Bird At St. Nicks.
The Drifters release a new single, Room Full Of Tears, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The Twist Spectacular Tour, headlined by Chubby Checker with Joey Dee And The Starliters, Gary 'US' Bonds, Dee Dee Sharp, The Dovells and the Carroll Brothers, grinds to a temporary halt at the Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, because it is learned that the promoter is having severe financial problems. Tonight's show is cancelled.
The Beatles release a new single, Twist And Shout, in the USA.
The first Motown Christmas Show continues in The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, with the fifth day of a week of four live shows a day featuring The Miracles, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes.
Love Power by The Sandpebbles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Lemon Sisters, Margo Haigh, Lawrence And The Goodwood Quintet and The Highlites play at The Goodwood, Singapore, Asia.
Freddie Mack plays at The Ship And Rainbow, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
Stevie Wonder releases a new single, You Met Your Match, on Tamla Records in the USA.
The Bee Gees enter the UK singles chart with I've Gotta Get A Message To You, which will peak at No1.
Adam And The Ants play at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe, supported by Martian Dance.
Hambi And The Dance play at The Barracuda, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Message by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No8.
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Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, New York State, USA.
The Three Degrees play at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Michael Jackson donates the $600,000 worth of profits from tonight's first of three concerts in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, to the United Negro College Fund.
At the start of the Australian leg of their One For All World Tour, The Bee Gees play at Bruce Indoor Stadium, Canberra, Australia, Oceania.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays at The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Wilco release their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, in the USA.
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Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Mos Def and Anita Baker head the guest list at the Mobo Awards ceremony in The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK. Also in attendance are Jamelia, Brandy, L’il Kim, Mario Winans, Myleene Klass and Lemar.
Backstreet Boys come to the end of their Up Close And Personal tour with a show at The NorVa, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Method Man and Redman play at The Shores Complex, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Amelle Berrabah of The Sugababes is arrested in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe, after allegedly causing criminal damage to a car belong to a neighbour.
Concert promoters AEG Live confirm that all tickets for Michael Jackson's 50-night 'This Is It' residency at London's O2 Arena have sold out within hours of going on sale.
Lily Allen posts a statement on her Twitter page denying that she recently dropped out of Les Vieilles Charrues festival, Brittany, France. "This is rubbish," she states. "I've never heard of this French festival."
Justin Timberlake spends some of the day playing golf on a course course in Toluca Lake, California, USA.
Lady Gaga goes to see The Yankees play in New York City, USA.
Rihanna, Ke$ha, Ziggy Marley and Travie McCoy play at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Janet Jackson begins her Number Ones : Up Close And Personal tour, with a show at PICC Plenary Hall, Pasay, The Philippines, Asia.
Tickets for all 21 dates on One Direction's first UK tour sell out within minutes of going on sale.
The newly-published results of a music-oriented poll conducted by Public Policy Polling finds widespread support for several genres and music and artists - but reveals that Americans seem united in their dislike of teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. PPP tested the favorability ratings of several music stars and found that Taylor Swift, Adele, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake all received positive reviews from voters. Others, including Chris Brown, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were rated unfavorably by 50% or more. Jay-Z and Rihanna also had net-negative favorability ratings. Veteran British rocker Morrissey and dubstep pioneer Skrillex were the least known of the artists tested.
Little Mix release their second album, Salute, on Syco Music in the UK.
Flosstradamus play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lady Gaga performs live at the 27th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Century City, California, USA.
Billy Ocean performs live with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on tv in the USA.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Malawati Indoor Stadium, Shah Alam, Malaysia, Asia.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays the first of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
The Backstreet Boys play at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
It is announced that the single Havana by Camila Cabello (formerly of Fifth Harmony) has hit the platinum sales mark (600,000) in the UK.
During his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays at Marlay Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Sister Sledge, DJ Rashida and DNCE.