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The MGM musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel, is premiered in the USA. Ten songs in the film are composed by Irving Berlin.
Doris Day releases a 10" soundtrack LP, I'll See You In My Dreams, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Musical comedy The Boy Friend, with songs by Sandy Wilson, plays at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 485 performances. The show stars Julie Andrews, and also features English singer Millicent Martin.
Finishing an extensive nationwide promotional tour in support of his novelty single Baby Sittin' Boogie, Buzz Clifford visits deejays and other music business contacts in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Everly Brothers record Little Hollywood Girl in RCA Victor Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
The Beach Boys play at Bellflower High School, Bellflower, California, USA.
The Mad Mountain Ramblers (including guitarist David Lindley) play on the KPFK-FM radio show Hal's Hoot', recorded live at The Ice House, 24 North Mentor Avenue, Pasadena, San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also heard on the show are Fred Gerlach, The Sherwood Singers, Pat And Vic, The Yachtsmen, Peter Evans, and Leni Ashmore.
Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dean Martin record The Oldest Established and Fugue For Tinhorns in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise Records.
Ray Charles plays at The Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace play in the South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
David Ricketts of acclaimed rock duo David And David is born in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at Alexandria Roller Rink, Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
Jay And The Americans release a new single, Think Of The Good Times, on United Artists Records in the USA.
Ray Charles, The Zombies, Ray Peterson, Billy Preston, Dinah Lee, The Righteous Brothers, Joe Williams, Donna Loren, George Soule and Bobby Sherman appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at The Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Blue Mitchell records his LP Down With It! for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Blues Project, The Mamas And The Papas and The Byrds appear in the ABC-tv show Songmakers Special, in the USA.
The Doors and The Grateful Dead play at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
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The Beach Boys release a new single, Darlin', in the UK on Capitol Records.
David Crosby records the songs The Wall Song, Games, Tamalpais High, Laughing, Wooden Ships, and Kids And Dogs, at Hollywood Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Glen Campbell releases a new single, Galveston, on Capitol Records in the USA. Written by Jimmy Webb the song will become a No4 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and No1 on the country music chart.
Love play the last of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Stephen Stills registers copyright on his songs Carry On and 4+20.
Folk-rock duo Brewer And Shipley enter the Billboard singles chart in the USA with One Toke Over The Line on Kama Sutra Records. The song will spend fourteen weeks on the chart, peaking at No10.
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The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at The International Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Tusk tour, Fleetwood Mac play the first of two nights at Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA.
Alice Cooper plays in the Open Air Theatre, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Meadowbrook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA.
Motley Crue play at The Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois, USA.
It is made public that C.C.DeVille has left Poison, to form The C.C.DeVille Experience.
On their Divine Intourvention tour, Slayer play at CCBC Golden Dome, Monaca, Pennsylvania, USA.
Radiohead release a new single, Street Spirit (Fade Out) on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Eight years after the murder of rapper The Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls, the FBI closes its 18-month long investigation into the case. The investigation had been looking into allegations that a Los Angeles police officer and Death Row Records founder Suge Knight, plotted the murder. The case is being closed, says the head of the FBI’s Los Angeles office because there is no basis on which to prosecute.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the USA. the film's soundtrack features several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Bob Dylan plays at the Town Park, Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA.
Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow shoot concert footage for the movie Country Strong at The Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Guns N'Roses play at Poliedro de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela, South America.
Bob Dylan plays at the Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Rob Grill, who fronted folk-rock group The Grass Roots for forty years, dies aged 67 in Tavares, Florida, USA, following complications from a head injury sustained in a fall.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
It is reported that Beyonce Knowles has dropped out of Clint Eastwood's upcoming A Star Is Born remake. Sources state that her schedule is packed and, without a set start date, taking part in the production has become too complicated for the singer.
On her Neon Lights tour, Demi Lovato plays the second of two nights at The Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Miley Cyrus plays at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Spiders And Snakes play at The Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
James Blake and Vince Staples play the first of two nights at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
David Crosby releases a new LP, Here If You Listen, on BMG Records.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
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