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The Emperor Napoleon of France marries Josephine de
, in a civil ceremony in Paris, France, Europe. It
is said that on their wedding night, there was no sexual encounter
because Josephine's pug dog, Fortune, bit Napoleon on the shin, somewhat dampening his ardour. The 1957 Johnnie Ray
hit, Yes Tonight, Josephine
, is clearly inspired by this famous
A "brilliant, frisky, English musical novelty, The French Maid, performed by the "Greatest cast Ever Seen In San Francisco", is playing at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Edith Giovanna Gassion is born in the Hospital Tenon in the Rue de Chine, Paris, France, Europe. She will grow up to become legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf
, known as the 'little sparrow'.
Ivo Livi is born in Monsummano Terme, Italy. he will find fame in France as singer and actor Yves Montand
And Her Continental Entertainers play at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The movie musical An American In Paris
, starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant and Charles Guetary, opens at cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
The movie musical An American In Paris
, starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant and Charles Guetary, opens at cinemas in Spain, Europe.
Violence erupts when leather-clad British rocker Vince Taylor
plays at The Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
because of violence which erupted at his recent show in the Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
The Belgian Government refuses a work permit to rock'n'roller
Jazz trumpeter Cat Anderson
records the album Cat Anderson in Paris, in Paris, France, Europe.
During a European tour, The Beatles
play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nice, France.
records Yes I Love You Only in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session are Glen Campbell
, Merle Haggard
, Billy Mize, Roy Nichols and Lewis Talley [gtrs], Norm Hamlett [steel gtr], Jerry Ward [bass], Eddie Burris [drums] and George French, Jr. [piano].
Facing extreme financial problems with their tax liabilities, The Rolling Stones
hold a meeting in London, UK, with Prince Rupert Loewenstein plus their lawyers, accountants and tax advisors. It is agreed that the band should move out of the UK in 1971, and spend 21 months in France, Europe, in an effort to resolve their problems.
Cher plays at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
And The Banshees play in Paris, France, Europe.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood play the first of two nights at The Omnisport, Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
play at The Arena Of Nimes, France, Europe, the show is filmed and will be seen in the live DVD Volkerball
(Millions Of Dead Cops) play at Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, Europe.
It is announced that the famous Village Pump Folk Club in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK, is to reopen and present live music events again. In the 70s the venue, which inspired the annual Trowbridge Village Pump Festival, hosted some of the greatest names in folk, blues, comedy and jazz, including legendary French violinist Stephane Grappelli, The Tannahill Weavers, Long John Baldry
and Fred Wedlock.
play at the Palais Omnisports Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
plays at the Theatre Jean Deschamps, Carcassonne, France, Europe.
La Toya Jackson
attends the Jackson Family donation event at the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA, along with Michael Jackson
's children, Paris, Prince and Blanket.
release their second album, Coexist
, in the UK, France and Poland.
Lana Del Rey
plays at L'Olympia Bruno Coquatrix, Paris, France, Europe.
Charles Aznavour plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
release their fourth LP, Four
, on Columbia/Syco Records in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France and Italy.
And The Jackals play at La Cartonnerie, Reims, France, Europe.
, Arctic Monkeys
and others go on auction via eBay to benefit Syrian refugees. One extraordinary item is the Blur
Ice Cream Van seen on stage at Hyde Park, London, England, UK, earlier in the year. The auction, organised by drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur
, was initiated in the wake of the recent horrific terrorist attack on The Bataclan
in Paris, France, Europe.
Items donated by Sir
Department of Correction, Inhumate, Moshpig, Mucus, PxOxRxC, Serpillère and Yattaï play at The Carnage Fest, Cirque Électrique, Paris, France, Europe.