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Jeremiah Patrick Lordan is born in Paddington, London, UK. Among the first wave of successful rock and roll songwriters to emerge in England, he will become best-known under the name Jerry Lordan for his instrumental composition Apache, a huge hit for The Shadows in the UK and Jorgen Ingmann in the USA.
Ambrose and his Orchestra, with vocalist Evelyn Dall, play the second night of a week of shows at the Holborn Empire, London, UK.
The Bruce Turner Quintet records I've Got To Sing A Torch Song, Imagination, Love Is Just Around The Corner and You're A Heavenly Thing in London, UK, for Polygon Records.
The Ray River Jazz Band plays at The Goddard Arms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Matt Monro and The Barry Sisters appear on tonight's edition of The Ed Sullivan Show in tv in New York City, USA. Also in tonight's episode, The Hi-Lads perform Peppermint Twist with the twisters dancers from New York's Peppermint Lounge club.
Del Shannon performs on UK radio show Easy Beat , in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles are interviewed for the tv show Roundup Review at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play the first of two nights at The Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows open for the Christmas season in the pantomime Aladdin, at The London Palladium, London, England, UK.
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She's A Woman by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Eartha Kitt begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
The Beatles land at Heathrow Airport in the UK, having returned from filming in The Bahamas, Caribbean.
Sheila Chandra is born in Waterloo, London, UK. She will find success in the 80s as part of Asian-rock band Monsoon before going on to an acclaimed solo career.
The Beatles fly from Nice, France, to Madrid, Spain, during a European tour.
The Small Faces play at The Mojo Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Doctor Ross records the LP The Flying Eagle for Blue Horizon Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
Danny Williams plays at The Mecca Locarno, Bradford, England, UK, Europe.
The Cream play the first of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by the MC5.
Jefferson Airplane, The Grateful Dead and Fleetwood Mac play the last of three nights at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimi Hendrix jams with Jeff Beck in aid of Rehabilitation Of Drug Addicts at the Reality House Rehabilitation Centre, New York City, USA.
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The Beatles are working on Good Night at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles release John Lennon's autobiographical song, The Ballad Of John and Yoko, as a single in the UK.
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Two months after its release, Space Oddity by David Bowie finally enters the UK singles chart.
Humble Pie and David Bowie play at The General Gordon, Gravesend, UK.
John Lennon of The Beatles gives evidence to a Commission of Inquiry into the Non-Medical Uses Of Drugs, in Ottawa, Canada.
Bob Dylan is in Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama, working on songs including Slow Train, with Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits on guitar.
Aspiring pop band Culture Club spend the day mixing demos of the songs White Boy and Do You Really Want To Hurt Me, recorded over the previous two days at EMI studios, Manchester House, London, England, UK, Europe, with producer Steve Levine.
Duran Duran play the first of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hershey And The 12 Bars play at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bad Tune Men play at The Crypt (beneath St. Paul's Church), Deptford, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Flowers In The Dustbin and Charles Cold.
Mudhoney play at London Hippodrome, London, England, UK.
On her Foreign Affair - The Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the second of seven nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
Before Depeche Mode and Primal Scream play this night's gig at The Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA, members of Primal Scream are arrested for swimming naked in the local river.
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Terris play at The Cornerhouse, Middlesborough, England, UK, Europe, supported by Coldplay.
David Cassidy, David Essex, The Osmonds and Les McKeown's 70s Bay City Rollers play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, England, UK.
The Fatback Band plays at the Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Sigur Ros play the first of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe is obliged to apologise at the end of his show for the repeated use of the word 'F--k' by Arctic Monkey's frontman Alex Turner during a live set on Lowe's show.
Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
Born Blonde play at The Hoxton Bar And Kitchen, London, UK.
German electronic rock pioneers Kraftwerk play at The Tate Modern, Camberwell, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bastille play at The Pageant, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Sam Smith's debut LP, In The Lonely Hour, has sold 802,000 copies in the USA by this date, making it the third biggest selling album of 2014 so far behind only 1989 by Taylor Swift and the Frozen soundtrack.
Adele is seen on television, during a BBC tv competition to find the best Adele impersonator. In the broadcast, the real Adele, heavily disguised, joins the impersonators. She successfully mingles with them before the performance but, almost as soon as she opens her mouth onstage, the impersonators all realise who they're listening to.
Lady Gaga is among the guests attending Mark Ronson's Grammy Afterparty at Elyx House, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A jury in Los Angeles, California, USA, clears Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin of having stolen the opening riff of their signature hit Stairway To Heaven from the song Taurus by Los Angeles-based 60s band Spirit.
Happyness play at Bermondsey Social Club, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Chartreuse.