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Wenseslao Moguel is captured while fighting in the Mexican revolution. Without trial he is sentenced to be executed by firing squad and is shot nine times including a final bullet through his head at close range by an officer to ensure death. Nevertheless, miraculously, Moguel survives and manages to escape. His story will inspire the 2008 song El Fusilado by Chumbawamba.
Floro Zorrilla and Juan Cruz record Inútil es que implores and El solar del Trueno for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Adios Muchachos for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
The short movie musical Latin Rhythm, featuring the Mia Miles foursome, singer Luba Malina, tenor Jan Peerce and dancing troop the Dansapator, is released to cinemas in the USA.
Louie Ramirez is born in New York City, USA. He will achieve success as a boogaloo, salsa and latin jazz percussionist, vibraphonist, band leader and composer. He will earn the nickname 'The Quincy Jones of Salsa'.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record La Cumparsita for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Monchito And His Orchestra are appearing nightly at The Colony Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Dick Cisne's Band and The La Bomba Dancers.
Anselmo Sacasas And His Royal Havana Orchestra are playing at The Colony Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Four Senators.
Carmen Miranda is the Mystery Guest on tv show What's My Line in the USA.
The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
John Coltrane, Miriam Makeba, Oscar Brown Jr., and Machito's Band play the sixth night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Dave Pike Quintet records Samba Lero, Sausalito and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NewJersey, USA, for New Jazz Records.
Soul vocalist Doris Troy records two of her self-composed songs, Just One Look and Bossa Nova Blues, in New York City, USA.
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The Top 5 Singles in The Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, oceania, on this day are as follows :


2. Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton

3. Hello Mudduh,Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman

4. It's All In The Game - Cliff Richard

5. If I Had A Hammer - Trini Lopez

Bob Gibson and The Heartbeats Of Sierra Leone record twenty-one tracks during their first live recording session at The Voice Of America Studios, Liberia, Africa.
Jazz trombonist J.J.Johnson records Train Samba and A Winter's Waif in New York City, USA, for RCA Victor Records.
Harry Belafonte opens for twelve days at The Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, California, USA.
Harry Belafonte opens at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA, for four weeks.
Astrud Gilberto plays at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass.
Gary McFarland And Co./Clark Terry record Mexicali Rose and Acapulco At Night for the Impulse Records album Tijuana Jazz in New York City, USA. Both tracks will be rejected.
Xavier Cugat headlines for three weeks at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, supported by Charo.
The Sandpipers are playing for the second of three days at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
Alejandra Gabriela Guzmán-Pinal is born in Mexico City, Mexico, North America. The daughter of actress Silvia Pinal and singer Enrique Guzmán, she will find success under the name Alejandra Guzman as a singer-songwriter, actress, and musician.
This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
The Tamba Four record Reza, Know It All and Samba Blim for the CTI Records album Samba Blim, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Santana's eponymous debut album makes its first appearance on the Billboard albums chart in the USA, where it will peak at No4, and remain on the chart for 108 weeks.
The ITV network in the UK broadcasts a documentary about The Kreen-Akrore tribe which inhabited the Brazilian jungle. The following day, using the pseudonym Billy Martin, Paul McCartney of The Beatles will secretly start work on an instrumental, entitled Kreen-Akrore, intended for his solo debut album, in Morgan Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
José José represents Mexico in an international song festival, the Latin Song Festival II, in the Teatro Ferrocarrilero in Mexico City, Mexico, North America. His performance of the song El Triste elicits tears, standing ovations, expressions of amazement and cheers from the judges and spectators, despite which he only takes third place. Neverthless, this performance giveS Jose Jose his first major break as a popular artist.
Pianist and bandleader Mike McKenzie begins a four-year residency at The White Elephant on the river in Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe, accompanied by Johnny Hawksworth and Stuart Livingston. This will be followed by seven years at The Dorchester, and finally in the 1980s, nine years at The Savoy.
Santana plays at Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose, California, USA.
Santana plays at The Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Kid Creole And The Coconuts play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Kid Creole And The Coconuts play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at The Palace Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The 62nd Academy Awards ceremony takes place at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, USA, with the Best Original Song Award going to Under The Sea (Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by Howard Ashman) from the Disney animated feature The Little Mermaid.
Santana and Dio play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK.
Internationally successful bandleader, vocalist, songwriter and nightclub entrepreneur Edmundo Ros is appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Top Ten Pop Single downloads on iTunes on this date are :

1. Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

2. Behind These Hazel Eyes - Kelly Clarkson

3. Incomplete - Backstreet Boys

4. Since U Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson

5. Collide - Howie Day

6. Don't Cha (featuring Busta Ryhmes) [Radio Edit] - The Pussycat Dolls And Busta Rhymes

7. We Belong Together - Mariah Carey

8. Rich Girl - Gwen Stefani And Eve

9. Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson

10. La Tortura (Artista Invitado Alejandro Sanz) - Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
Jose Feliciano plays at The Forum, London, England, UK.
Swing Out Sister play at The Tower Of London Festival, Tower Of London, London, England, UK.
Rodrigo y Gabriela, with their guest Robert Trujillo of Metallica, play at The White House in Washington DC, USA, for the President and Mrs. Obama and their guests the Mexican President Felipe Hinojosa and the First Lady of Mexico Margarita Zavala.
The Ornette Coleman Quartet, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, Gilberto Gil, Eric Bibb, Joe Bonamassa, The Freedom Band, [Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride], The David Sanborn Trio, Macy Gray and others play on the second day of the three-day-long North Sea Jazz festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
The Standon Calling Festival, a three-day event, comes to an end at Standon, Hertforshire, UK. Acts appearing on the final day include Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, Efterklang and The Phenomenal Handclap Band.
Los Lobos play at The Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
Elton John and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez take part in the Sixth Biennial UNICEF Ball Honoring David Beckham and C. L. Max Nikias presented by Louis Vuitton at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
Having recently returned to Los Angeles, California, USA, following a two-week therapy course in New York State, Selena Gomez goes to see her boyfriend Justin Bieber playing ice hockey, and later attends church with him.
Irit Dekel plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez team up for a performance at The Super Bowl LIV halftime show in Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, USA, at which the Kansas City Chiefs defeat The San Francisco 49ers by 31 to 20. Demi Lovato performs the National Anthem. The show is seen by an estimated 102m viewers.