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Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra record Little Pal and Song Of India [Concert version] in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
Abhas Ganguly is born in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India. He will find fame as Bollywood film playback singer and actor Kishore Kumar.
Trilok Gurtu is born in Bombay, India, Asia. He will find international success as a percussionist in the fields of jazz and world music.
Popular Punjabi singer Kuldeep Manak is born in Jalal, Bathinda district, East Punjab, India, ASia.
EMI Records present UK teen idol Cliff Richard with the one millionth pressing of his single Living Doll.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows spend their first day in New York City, where they are shortly to begin their first tour of the USA, as part of The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour with Freddie Cannon, Bobby Rydell, The Isley Brothers and more.
Cliff Richard is the guest singer on tonight's edition of The Pat Boone Show on ABC-tv in the USA.
Cliff Richard records Gee Whiz It's You, at EMI's Abbey Road Studio No2, London, UK.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Choppin' And Changin', I'm Willing To Learn and We Have It Made, in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
The Soul Stirrers, including Sam Cooke, record I'm A Pilgrim at United Recorders, Hollywood, California, USA. On the same day, Cliff Richard records 'D' In Love, Catch Me and I Love You at EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, UK.
Cliff Richard records Michelle and Now's the Time To Fall In Love, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows record What'd I Say, Unchained Melody and other tracks in EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, UK.
British pop idol Cliff Richard has a recording session in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, during which herecords Blue Moon, Temptation and other tracks.
Cliff Richard begins a holiday in Spain.
UK weekly pop newspaper the NME [New Musical Express] publishes its chart points table for the first six months of the year, showing Elvis Presley in first place on 916 points, while Cliff Richard runs a poor second at 581 points.
During a tour of the Far East, Cliff Richard and The Shadows are involved in a moment of drama when their plane makes two unsuccessful attempts to land at a fog-bound Singapore airport.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at The Lonsdale, Carlisle, UK.
Newly released singles reviewed in today's edition of UK pop weekly NME [New Musical Express], include Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley, Last Night Was Made For Love by Billy Fury, I'm Looking Out The Window by Cliff Richard and Quando Quando Quando by PatBoone.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows take part in a cabaret show for a civic reception for British football team Leyton Orient.
Rehearsals for the next Cliff Richard movie, Summer Holiday, take place in a gymnasium in Paddington, London, UK.
A new record production company, Shad-Rich, is formed in London, UK, by an alliance of Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Aberbach Music and music business agent Leslie Grade.
Cliff Richard's backing band The Shadows fly from the UK to Greece, Europe, to join their boss in filming the pop movie Summer Holiday.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Wonderful To Be Young in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Cliff Richard records Stranger In Town, Swingin' Affair and other tracks in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Eight thousand fans see The Beatles at the NME Poll Winners Concert, in The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, UK. Also on the bill are Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Adam Faith, Joe Brown, Frank Ifield and Gerry And The Pacemakers. The awards are handed out by actor Roger Moore.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows are in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, working on the film Wonderful Life.
Having completed work in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, on the film Wonderful Life, Cliff Richard And The Shadows fly back into the UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The ABC, Romford, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour comes to an end at The Odeon, Leeds, UK.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows fly from London, UK, to Amsterdam, Holland, at the start of a European tour.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows continue with their Christmas season in the pantomime Aladdin, at The London Palladium, London, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single I Could Easily Fall by Cliff Richard and The Shadows.
The Minute You're Gone by Cliff Richard reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, where it will remain for one week. On the same day, Cliff is in Studio 3, Abbey Road, London,England, UK, recording songs in English and German.
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George Harrison of The Beatles writes a letter to a friend in India, Asia. He writes about the new Beatles' record [Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band], about learning the sitar and also about how some of his other friends are getting on.
George Harrison of The Beatles flies to Bombay, India, Asia, to work on the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Cliff Richard attends The Valentines Awards ceremony held by UK pop weekly Disc, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Somewhere By The Sea, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The documentary Monterey Pop, directed by D. A. Pennebaker, is released to cinemas in the USA. The film is an account of the Monterey Pop Festival, and features live footage of The Mamas And The Papas, Canned Heat, Simon And Garfunkel, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Animals, The Who, Country Joe and the Fish, Otis Redding, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Ravi Shankar.
Cliff Richard, Hank B. Marvin, Amen Corner, Joe Cocker, Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, The Herd, The Marbles, Status Quo, The Casuals, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich, The Flirtations and Geno Washington play in the Daily Express Record Star Show at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London.
Jerry Dammers and Terry Hall of UK 2-Tone band The Specials are fined for inciting violence at a concert.
120,000 fans see Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Tears For Fears and Elton John at The Silver Clef Award Winners Concert at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
O.P Nayyar, the revered composer of Bollywood musical hits including Jhumka Gira Re, Pukarta Chala Hoon Mein', Mera Nam Chin Chin Choo, Aei Dil Hai Muskil Jeena Yahan, Aakhon Hi Akhon Main and Kahin Pe Nigahen Kahin Pe Nishana, dies aged 81 of cardiac arrest in Thane, Maharashtra, India.
Eminem releases his first album in five years, Relapse, in the USA, Brazil, Canada, India and Spain. On the same day, the controversial rapper plays a free concert at MotorCity Casino's 1,500-seat Sound Board theater in Detroit, Michigan.
The Backstreet Boys play at the NSIC Delhi, Delhi, India, Asia.
Veteran British rock'n'roller and pop star Sir Cliff Richard releases his 100th album, The Fabulous Rock'n'Roll Songbook - a tribute to the early rock'n'roll songs and artists who inspired him.
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