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Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five record Special Delivery Stomp, Summit Ridge Drive, Keeping Myself For You and Cross Your Heart for RCA Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bing Crosby records the Irving Berlin composition White Christmas for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. It will go on to become the best-selling song the world has ever known.
The musical comedy movie Rich, Young And Pretty, starring Jane Powell, Vic Damone and Wendell Corey, opens at cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
Brenda Lee plays at The Tower Theater, Atlanta, Georgia, supported by The Hollywood Argyles.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Elvis Presley offers his services to raise money for victims of recent floods in Louisiana, USA.
Izzy Young of The Folklore Center, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, conducts another in his series of early interviews with Bob Dylan.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Joe Pass Quartet records Lawrence Of Arabia, Fall Of Love and other tracks at World Pacific Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Paul Anka, Peter Nero, Fred Smoot, Liza Minelli, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Rivers, The Nashville Teens, The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Glee Club and Marianne Faithfull appear on tv show Hullaballoo in the USA.
The Beach Boys appear on popular tv show Shindig!, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is greeted by over one thousand fans when he lands at Heathrow Airport, London, UK, to begin a British tour. He holds a press conference, is filmed for BBC tv show Teen Scene, and is then driven to London's The Savoy Hotel for more interviews in the conference room before finally retiring to bed at around 2.30am.
Principal photography on the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie And Johnny, continues at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Buck Owens records Here Comes Santa Claus Again, Jingle Bells, Blue Christmas Lights and other tracks, in his second recording session for the album Christmas With Buck Owens And His Buckaroos in Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Animals, entering at No65.
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Sonny And Cher, Bing Crosby and Danny Thomas appear on tv show Hollywood Palace in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Ike And Tina Turner Revue plays the second of two nights at The Cheetah, Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Carl Wilson, lead guitarist of The Beach Boys, is acquitted by a federal court judge in Los Angeles, California, USA, of charges of draft evasion after he testifies that he is a conscientious objector. Intriguingly, the same defense had been rejected earlier in the month for Muhammad Ali.
Chicken Shack release a new single, It's OK With Me Baby, on Blue Horizon Records in the UK. the band's vocalist Christine Perfect will find greater fame as Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac.
Scott Walker sustains head injuries when his car hits a tree in East Grinstead, Sussex, England, UK, Europe. He is ordered to rest for two weeks.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
James Taylor plays the last of four nights at Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the second of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco.
Bob Dylan plays at the Orange County Fair, Middletown, New York State, USA.
Paula Abdul releases her second album, Shut Up and Dance, consisting entirely of extended versions of songs from her five-million-selling debut album, Straight Up.
On his Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at Riverside Convention Center, Riverside, California, USA.
The Yellowjackets play at Montreux Casino, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, during the Montreux Jazz Festival.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Sundays play at The Roxy, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead is buried at St Steven's Church, Belvedere, California, USA. Guests at the service include the other members of the band and Bob Dylan.
You're Still The One by Shania Twain is certified as a platinum single by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Rap record company boss Marion "Suge" Knight is ordered to pay $107m (£57m) to Lydia Harris who helped found Knight's Death Row record label in 1989. She claimed she had invested in the label but was ousted by Knight.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the USA, featuring several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Bob Dylan plays at the Pechanga Resort And Casino, Temecula, California, USA.
The Duke Spirit play at The 100 Club, London, UK.
US supergroup Chickenfoot play at Sheperd's Bush Empire, London, UK. The band includes ex-Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani and Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer Chad Smith.
Nearly 100 artworks including thirty large paintings from The Drawn Blank Series by Bob Dylan are the subject of an art exhibition which opens at the Halcyon Gallery, London, UK.
Green Day and A.F.I. play at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Delta Spirit begin a UK tour at The Hope, Brighton.
Bob Dylan plays at Clemsen University, Clemsen, South Carolina, USA.
The Black Eyed Peas perform The Time [Dirty Bit] and The Little Drummer Boy on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Neil Sedaka plays at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Oceania.
The Rolling Stones play a 'secret gig' at the 700-capacity Echoplex club, Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, USA. The show was announced on Twitter earlier in the day, tickets, at $20 a person, went on sale 30 minutes later and were allocated by a random lottery among the 2,000 people who showed up at The El Rey theatre to claim them.
On her Dressed To Kill tour, Cher plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
In court in Los Angeles, California, USA, Lana Del Rey is granted a three-year restraining order against two fans, Nataliia Krinitsyna and Iuliia Vladimirovna, who had behaved in intimidating ways towards the singer. The court orders the pair to stay at least 150 yards away from Del Rey and her assistants at all times.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays at The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA.
On their Hippopotamus tour Sparks play at Queens Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.