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Wearing a dinner jacket and tie, Christopher Stone
becomes the first British disc jockey
when the first edition of his record review programme is broadcast from Studio 3 at 2LO
in London, UK. He will be responsible for introducing some of the greatest American jazz musicians to British radio listeners.
, accompanied by The Ray Noble
Orchestra, records Snowball, Experiment [written by Cole Porter
] and Dinner At Eight, in London, UK, for HMV Records.
Blind Teddy Darby
records I'm Gonna Wreck Your Vee-Eight [Vee-Eight Blues], Meat And Bread Blues [Relief Blues] and Decoration Day Blues, for Vocalion Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Chamber Music Society Of Lower Basin Street
, featuring Benny Carter on saxophone and trumpet, W.C. Handy on vocals and trumpet, and Dinah Shore
on vocals, has a live radio broadcast session for the Blue network at NBC Studios, New York City, USA, during which they perform Stardust and When My Sugar Walks Down The Street.
And His Band play at The Palomar Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The band includes Sandy DeSantis, Velma Middleton, Fraser MacPherson, Cozy Cole, Arvell Shaw, Earl Hines and Barney Bigard.
makes his British tv debut on the popular show Sunday Night At The London Palladium. He also finds time to have dinner with top British pop idol Cliff Richard
play a lunch-time gig at The Cavern Club
, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. Later in the day, they board a train from Lime Street station to begin their journey to Hamburg, Germany, Europe, where they are to begin a second season of live gigs.
records Every Step Of The Way, Sugar Lump and I Guess It Doesn't Matter Any More in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
After making his final appearance as Ziggy Stardust
with a show at Hammersmith odeon, London, UK, David Bowie
hosts a party at the Cafe Royal, London, with guests including Mick Jagger
of The Rolling Stones
and Bianca Jagger; Ringo Starr
, Lulu, Barbra Streisand
, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, Elliott Gould with Britt Ekland, fashion designer Ossie Clark. They dine on smoked salmon, strawberries and cream, and dance the night away until 5.30am.
play at The Hacienda
, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, they decorate the tables with blood-soaked tampons on paper plates, and their co-founder/singer Linder wears a dress made of meat, which she whips off halfway through the set to reveal a massive dildo.
When socio-political shock-rockers
The album Breakfast In America by Supertramp
is awarded a 4x platinum disc by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
arrive in Beunos Aires, Argentina, South America, where they are to begin a South American tour.
UK music weekly Sounds reports that Blur
have signed to Food Records, and describes the quartet as ‘dangerous live’.
plays the second of two nights of acoustic shows at The Supper Club, New York City, USA.
It is reported that EMI Records is making plans to counter the backlash threatening the career of R'n'B vocalist Jamelia
, who was recently seen hanging out at the BRIT Awards with the Birmingham-based Burger Bar Boys gang. She also made gestures as if shooting a gun, and called out ‘Big up to the Blood Brothers’ – a reference to a gang which includes her two brothers, one of whom was recently jailed for murder.
frontman Bono holds discussions in Brussels, Belgium, Europe, with European Commission leader Jose Manuel Barroso and other world leaders, asking them
to support Africa and the momentum gained by the Live8 concerts. "Put down your national flags," he tells them. "Look up from the numbers and look to the future. People are dying for the most stupid reasons."
The first Montreux Jazz Cafe
outside of Switzerland, Europe, is opened at Sydney Airport, Sydney, Australia, by the food and beverage
specialist SSP and Sydney Airport Corporation Limited.
Andy Fairweather Low
plays at The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK, during the annual Devizes Festival.
You Me At Six
play the second of two nights at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland.
play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
gives Ed Sheeran
a gift of a pot of her home-made jam which she labels "the best jam of all time".
and actor Orlando Bloom become involved in a scuffle in the Cipriani Restaurant, Ibiza, Spain, Europe. In the course of the incident, Bloom throws a punch at Bieber
, who leaves the restaurant soon after. Also reported to have been in the restaurant at the time are Diddy, Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.
plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
Meat Loaf collapses onstage
during a performance of I'd Do Anything For Love at The Northern Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is taken by ambulance to a local hospital and diagnosed with 'severe dehydration'. He had cancelled two previous performances earlier in the week, saying he was unwell.
Chris Martin of Coldplay
and girlfriend Dakota Johnson are spotted having dinner together at Soho House, Malibu, California, USA.