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gets into a heated fracas with a papparazzi photographer who attempts to take pictures of the singing star with his girlfriend Ava Gardner in Vincento's Sorrentino restaurant, Houston, Texas, USA. Sinatra is visiting Houston to attend the opening of the luxurious new Shamrock Hotel in nearby Beaumont.
Gene McGhee records Love Letters, A Picture Of You Smiling, Forsaking All Others and Honest And Truly, at Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
Singer Christine Nelson, with pianist Romeo Meltz, is appearing at The Buttery in The Ambassador West Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Ralph Rotgers And His Orchestra provide music for dancing.
The Elliot Lawrence
Band is playing at The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
The Frankie Masters Orchestra is playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - in the Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Diamond Jim Brady Revue, featuring Edward Arnold
, Tulara Lee, Miss Joy Lane, Garwood Van
And His Orchestra, is playing at The Ramona Room, Hotel Last Frontier, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
and Lisa Kirk
are the headliners for the opening of The Congo Room at The Hotel Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The first-ever Grammy Awards
ceremony is held in the Grand Ballroom of the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tequila by The Champs wins Best R'n'B Performance, Perry Como
is Best Male Vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald
is Best Female Vocalist. The Chipmunks, however, win two Grammys - for Best Comedy, Best Engineering and Best Children’s Recording.
plays the twenty-first night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel
, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Jazz trumpet star Dizzy Gillespie
is robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and relieved of $2,700.
The Everly Brothers
play the third of eight nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
of The Beatles
attends the Miss Hong Kong pageant in the President Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Asia. On the same day, the band's guitarist George Harrison
buys himself a new Pentax camera.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
continues with his season of shows at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Judge Bob Burton, a top music business executive, dies in a hotel fire in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Among other achievements, Burton founded the CMA, modernised the payment of royalties from radio stations, and raised money for building the Country Music Hall Of Fame.
The Savoy Brown Blues Band plays at Klook's Kleek
Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience play at The Lagoon Opera House, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, supported by Soft Machine
. While in his Newhouse Hotel room, Henrdix writes liner notes for Warner Brothers to use in the production of the Electric Ladyland. On the same day, engineer Eddie Kramer sends the completed tape of Hendrix's album Electric Ladyland to be mastered.
Free play at The Bay Hotel, Sunderland, UK.
play their first-ever gig, at The George Hotel in Walsall, Staffordshire, UK. (N.B. This is a very different line-up from the one that eventually became successful)
has a fourth day of rehearsals in Conference Room C of the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in preparation for a four week season of concerts at the hotel.
continues with his four-week second season at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
plays at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
book in to the Beverly Sunset hotel in Los Angeles, California, USA, where they are due to start a North American tour in four days time. The tour will flounder after just one gig and XTC
will never play another live concert.
plays at Roscrea, Tipperary, Ireland, Europe.
is involved in a serious car crash near the W Hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, while driving home from a recording studio. The incident, in which West's jaw is broken, will provide inspiration for his debut single, Through The Wire
Jani Lane, former frontman of glam metal band Warrant
is found dead, aged 47
, in a Comfort Inn motel room in Woodland Hills, California, USA. The cause of death is later determined as alcohol poisoning.
begin a 12-show residency at The Joint Inside Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
and Hans Zimmer launch their soundtrack for the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2, at The Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
is among the celebrities attending THE HATEFUL EIGHT Celebration With Quentin Tarantino And Filmmakers at Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
of The Who is the headline music act at the Legends of Football Awards ceremony, honouring former England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, at The Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London, England, UK, Europe.
hold a 'listening event' in advance of the release of their new LP Altid Sammen, at The Michelberger Hotel, Berlin, Germany, Europe.