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Jesse E. Lewis is born in Laurel County, Kentucky, USA. he will find success as country singer, songwriter and recording artist Joe Cannonball Lewis.
Raymond Rhone And His Orchestra play at The Hotel Angelina, Lufkin, Texas, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra play at The Hotel Astor, New York City, USA.
Jan Garber And His Orchestra play at The Hotel Biltmore, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play the third night of four weeks at The Cafe Rouge in The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play the fifth night of four weeks at The Cafe Rouge in The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
Orrin Tucker And His Orchestra open for a month at The Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chuck Murphy records Lay Somethin' On The Bar, Waitin' For My Baby and Rollin' Rockin' Rhythm,for Coral Records in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Red Foley records Milk Bucket Boogie and Deep Blues in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Al Conte Trio is playing at The Sheraton Lounge, Sheraton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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Meg O'Shaughnessy is playing at The Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Paul Anka plays at the Caribe Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico. When he does a signing session at the local Woolworth store, so many fans turn up that he has to escape from the roof of the building by helicopter.
The McGuire Sisters are playing at THe Deauville Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
Eartha Kitt is playing in The Persian Room of The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
Connie Francis plays the twelfth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Connie Francis plays the seventeenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the nineteenth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Frankie Avalon plays during a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Monique Van Vooren is playing at Cafe Bonaparte, in the Sharaton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Si Zentner Orchestra is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Nina And Frederik open for an extended engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Vincent Lopez Orchestra plays at The Hotel Taft, New York City, USA.
Connie Francis continues with a month-long engagement at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
On Pan-Am flight PA-101, The Beatles fly into Kennedy Airport, New York City, USA, for their first visit to the USA. After being greeted by 5000 screaming fans, they book in at The Plaza Hotel on Central Park.
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Buck Owens And His Buckaroos play the last night of a week at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Who, billed as The High Numbers, play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow And Wealdstone, UK.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Beach Boys play the first of two nights at the Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys remembers, "Carl Wilson and I really loved She Belongs To Me by Bob Dylan. I remember in the Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel, we had a record player in the suite and we just played that song over and over and over."
Johnny Cash, June Carter, The Tennessee Two, The Statler Brothers and Carl Perkins begin rehearsals in the Banquetting Room of El Rancho Motel, Sacramento, California, USA, for their upcoming live show at the nearby Folsom Prison. An unwelcome distraction is provided by a fashion show taking place in an adjacent ballroom.
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Diahann Carroll is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles hold a press conference at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA, to announce the formation of their new company, Apple.
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Columbia Records holds its Annual Sales Convention in the Americana Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, with live performances by artists including Blood, Sweat And Tears and Big Brother And The Holding Company.
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Elvis Presley is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A. for the hit album From Memphis To Vegas - Elvis In Person.
The Eagles' sixth album, Hotel California spends the first of eight non-consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard 200 Albums chart in the USA.
Queen hold an outrageously decadent press conference to launch their latest album, Jazz, in Brennan's Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. For the event, they fly in eighty reporters and journalists from around the globe plus 52 EMI company MDs. Entertainment includes The Olympia Brass Band, strippers, jugglers, a girl with a huge boa constrtrictor, a naked dwarf covered in chopped liver and transvestites.
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Thin Lizzy release a new single, King's Call, in the UK. In a hotel in Southampton, England, UK, Europe, after this day's concert, Phil Lynott is hit by a bottle, knocked out and has his head gashed over his eye.
Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra play at Resorts International Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Touring in support of their album Razor's Edge, The Groundhogs play at The Lion Hotel, Warrington, England, UK, Europe.
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin fame join a wedding band bassist and keyboardist to give an impromptu performance comprised of seven songs at their tour lighting designer Tom Kenny's wedding in the Drumquinna Hotel, Kerry, Ireland, Europe.
While driving home from a recording studio, Kanye West is involved in a serious car crash near the W Hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The incident, in which West's jaw is broken, will provide inspiration for his debut single, Through The Wire.
The third and last day of The International Live Music Conference is held at The Royal Garden Hotel, London, UK.
Corinne Bailey Rae plays at the Hotel Cafe, Hollywood, California.
Natalie Cole plays at The Tropicana Hotel And Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Mumford And Sons' singer Marcus Mumford, becomes engaged to actress Carey Mulligan while the couple are staying at Babington House hotel in Somerset, England, UK, Europe.
Rapper Flo Rida's personal assistant, Dakari Dalawn Phillips, is arrested in Queensland, Australia, after police raid the rapper's hotel suite and find marijuana, a rolled joint, Viagra and a bottle of liquid cannabis, all reportedly belonging to Phillips.
Ed Sheeran wins an Ivor Novello Award (Best Song Musically and Lyrically) for his song The A Team, at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Pointer Sisters play at The Eastside Events Center, Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at The Pageant, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, supported by Saint Motel.