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And Company, The Beaus And Belles Octet, Gardiner And Vincent, Kronau's White Tscherkess Trio, Milly Capell, Esther Fee, Green And Werner and The Brothers French are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Andre Claveau is born in Paris, France, Europe. He will become a very popular singer in France from the 1940s to 1960s, and will win the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 singing "Dors, mon amour" [Sleep My Love].
and Jean Sablon record The Continental in Paris, France, Europe.
The James Moody
Quintet records Deep Purple
, More Than You Know, I Cover The Waterfront and other tracks for Disques Vogue, in Paris, France, Europe.
The Sidney Bechet
All-Stars record Petite Fleur, That Old Black Magic, Because Of You, I Get A Kick Out Of You, Blues, Girl's Dance and It's No Sin, for Disques Vogue in Paris, France, Europe. Petite Fleur will become his best-known song.
The Dizzy Gillespie
Sextet plays at Theatre Des Champs-Elysees, Paris, France, Europe.
plays at The Palais Des Congres, Lyons, France, Europe.
reports on the international success of the new teenage dance craze, The Twist
, noting that in France, Europe, there are currently no less than forty five different twist-related singles on the market.
American music trade magazine
plays at Le Palais des Sports, Toulouse, France, Europe, backed by The Sunlights.
returns to Columbia Records
’ Studio A, New York City, USA, with producer Michel Legrand to record six songs - C'est Si Bon, What Now My Love (unreleased), Autumn Leaves
, Once Upon A Summertime, a Valse des Lilas (Once Upon A Summertime) (unreleased) and Love And Learn. She is said to have recorded 28 takes of Autumn Leaves and, when asked why by Legrand, explained it was "Just for the pleasure of it."
plays the third of seven nights at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Canada.
play at the Nashville, Paris, France, Europe. While in the city, the band's leader, Sting, takes a stroll through the red light district and comes up with the idea of writing a song entitled Roxanne
, about falling in love with a prostitute.
Pop vocalist and singer-songwriter Joe Dassin
dies of a heart attack while on holiday in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Southern Pacific.
The biographical drama movie Mask
, starring Cher, opens at cinemas in France, Europe.
On her first British tour, Anne Pigalle
plays at The Venue, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The opening scenes of the movie In Bed With Madonna
are filmed in her hotel room on the day after the final show of her Blond Ambition Tour in Nice, France, Europe.
Phoenix release their fourth album, Wofgang Amadeus Phoenix, on V2/Co-operative/Loyaute Records.
When P. Diddy
pitches his new music cable network, Revolt TV, at a VIP lunch in Cannes, France, Europe, attended by big names including Pepsi chief marketing officer Frank Cooper, BBDO's CEO John Osborn and Starcom MediaVest's Global CEO Laura Desmond, he forcefully retracts an anti-advertising remark he made the previous day
. 'First of all,' he tells them, 'I want to say I love commercials, I love commercials.'
Richie Sambora plays at The Bataclan
, Paris, France, USA.
On their Drones World Tour
play the first of six nights at AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Madame X tour
plays the twelfth of fourteen shows at Le Grand Rex, Paris, France, Europe.