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Antonio Vargas records Tango de Ay! Guayava, Tango de La tela de araña, Como yo te he querido and other songs for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Pianist, composer and arranger Marco Rizo Ayala is born in Santiago De Cuba, Cuba, Caribbean. Among many other achievements, he will become the musical director and pianist for the I Love Lucy tv show in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is the composer of the show's theme music and for nine years he will conduct the Desi Arnaz Orchestra, write the incidental music and appear many times on camera.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Adios Muchachos for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Anselmo Sacasas And His Royal Havana Orchestra are playing at The Colony Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Four Senators.
Anselmo Sacasas And His Royal Havana Orchestra are playing at The Colony Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Four Senators.
Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra are playing at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jorge Santana is born in Autl
Jack Smith performs When Yuba Plays The Rhumba On The Tuba on radio program The Tide Show in the USA.
It is reported that despite injuries to four band members in a bus crash, Charlie Ventura And His Band are playing at The Preview Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Also appearing at The Preview are Johnny Lane And His Dixieland Band and Chamaco And His Orchestra.
Xavier Cugat is playing during an 11-day engagement at California State Fair, Sacramento, California, USA.
Boris Leonardo González Reyes is born in Conchali, Santiago, Chile, South America. He will find success as popular singer Zalo Reyes in the group Spiral.
The All Stars Argentinos record Nunca Supe and Enigma Para Boppers for Odeon Records in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. The band features Lalo Schifrin on piano.
Jim Reeves and the Circle O Ranch Boys record Mexican Joe for Abbott Records in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Abbott is owned by music business entrepreneur and talent scout Fabor Robison.
A new movie, All In A Night's Work, starring Dean Martin, opens in theatres in Finland, Europe.
A new movie, All In A Night's Work, starring Dean Martin, opens in theatres in Italy, Europe.
Sucu Sucu by Nina And Frederik enters the UK pop singles chart at No22. It will peak at No20 a week later.
The New Stan Getz Quartet with Astrud Gilberto plays during a month of dates at The Caf
The New Stan Getz Quartet with Astrud Gilberto plays during a month of dates at The Caf
The New Stan Getz Quartet with Astrud Gilberto come to the end of a month of dates at The Caf
Bob Dylan is at the Newport Folk Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, but does not perform on this day The three-day event also features Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte comes to the end of a four-week season at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Teen movie Get Yourself A College Girl opens at cinemas in the UK, (under the name The Swinging Set) featuring performances by The Dave Clark Five, The Standells, The Animals, Nancy Sinatra, The Jimmy Smith Trio, Stan Getz And Astrud Gilberto and Freddie Bell And The Bell Boys.
The Freddie Roach Quartet records Samba De Orfeu, Money, Morning Time, Stinky Fingers and other tracks for Prestige Records in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Chic Corea Trio record Samba Yantra, Windows and other tracks for Blue Note Records in New York City, USA.
Bobby Womack releases a new single, Fly Me To The Moon, on Minit Records in the USA.
Dionne Warwick releases a new single, Who Is Gonna Love Me, in the UK on Pye International.
Caterina Valente plays at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mongo Santamaria plays during a week of shows at Red Foxx's Club, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Les McCann Trio.
Santana plays the second of two nights at The Bunka Centre, Takamatsu, Japan, Asia.
Mongo Santamaria and the Hugh Masekela Band play the fifth of thirteen nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights to 70,000 fans at The Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, with Santana and Iggy Pop as opening acts.
Mink De Ville plays in West Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Menudo play the eighth of a ten-day series of shows at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The Waldbuhne, West Berlin, Germany, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
Los Lobos are among the acts play as part of the Summerfest at The Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Santana is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA for sales of the 1974 album Borboletta.
On his Rei Momo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays the last of three solo shows at Roseland in New York City, USA.
1950s rock'n'roller Ritchie Valens finally gets his star (No. 1915) on The Walk Of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The $3,500 installation costs are paid by members of his family.
Carlos Cachaca, a successful songwriter, who had earned the title "King of Samba" for his numerous compositions about life in the Brazilian favelas, or shantytowns, dies in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
Christina Aguilera is paid £1.2m to perform for less than an hour at the marriage of Russian billionaire businessman Andrey Melnichenko and model Alexandra Koktovic in Antibes, France, Europe. Whitney Houston, Julio Iglesias and Enrique Iglesias also perform at the wedding.
MIM (Musical Instrument Museum), a 200,000 square feet museum and venue focused entirely on music and musical instruments from around the globe opens in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Sergio Mendes plays at The B.B. King Blues Club, New York City, USA.
Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez win ten awards between them at The Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Matt Bianco play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Caro Emerald plays at Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jennifer Lopez appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on tv in the USA.
On her Revival tour Selena Gomez plays at The Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
Nouvelle Vague play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.