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Singer Joseph Natus, with piano accompaniment, records Eyes Of
, Where The Mississippi Flows, The Fatal Rose Of Red and other tracks for RCA Victor Records
in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
is born in Lafayette, Tennessee, USA. She will find success as a singer and songwriter, and will also provide inspiration for songs including Love The One You're With, Cherokee and Black Queen by Stephen Stills
; Cowboy Movie by David Crosby
and Delta Lady by Leon Russell
The John Wayne movie Sands Of Iwo Jima goes on general release in the USA. The film includes an appearance by Pima Native American Ira Hayes
, a soldier who helped raise the flag at the actual battle of Iwo Jima. His story will serve as the basis for the Johnny Cash
hit The Ballad Of Ira Hayes
MGM's movie remake of the Kern-Hammerstein musical play Show Boat
, starring Howard Keel, Ava Gardner and Kathryn Grayson, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
The film soundtrack, An American In Paris, by Gene Kelly and Georges Guetary, remains at No1 in the Billboard
Best-Selling Pop Albums Chart in the USA, but Top Pops by pianist Frankie Carle
makes a major jump into the Top Ten, entering at No4.
The romantic MGM movie musical Two Weeks With Love
, starring Jane Powell and Ricardo Montalban, is released in Italy, Europe.
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in Uruguay, South America. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
The film soundtrack LP GI Blues by Elvis Presley
reaches No1 in the UK's NME Popular Albums chart. It will remain at No1 for a total of 22 weeks.
plays to a standing room only audience during a second concert at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
by Stan Getz
enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No13 during a nine week stay.
The Daily Telegraph reveals that UK pop idol Cliff Richard
has been named for the second year running by the London Bureau of the New York Motion Picture Herald as Britain's favourite film star.
The movie The Continental Twist
, (aka Twist All Night) is released to cinemas in Mexico, North America. The movie stars Louis Prima and Sam Butera And The Witnesses.
continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout
, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
, famed as a singer for having secretly dubbed the singing voices for actresses including Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood and Audrey Hepburn, in many musical films, appears as a contestant on tv panel show To Tell The Truth in the USA.
are filming their second movie, Help!
, provisionally titled Beatles 2, in New Providence, Bahamas, Caribbean. On this day they are filmed cycling on Interfield Road, near the airport.
begins three weeks of filming for his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During their current North American tour, The Jimi Hendrix
Experience enjoy a rare day off, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, during which the band shops for cine cameras.
are in RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the songs Happy Birthday To You and Ditty Diego, both intended for the soundtrack of their movie, Head.
, by Michael Jackson
, the theme from a movie about a beloved pet rat, enters the Billboard
Black Singles Chart, where it will peak at No4 during a fourteen-week run.
of The Who starts work in Ramport Studios, London, UK, on music for the soundtrack of his upcoming film, Tommy.
holds a press conference in London, England, UK, Europe, to promote her new film, Shanghai Surprise.
, widely considered the world's most recorded session drummer, holds a launch party for his book, Hal Blaine and the Wrecking Crew
, at The Baked Potato, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The event is attended by Phil Spector
, Michelle Phillips of The Mamas And The Papas
, Al Jardine of The Beach Boys
in the USA. The country-flavoured album features tracks by Alison Krauss
, The Soggy Bottom Boys, Emmylou Harris
, John Hartford, Ralph Stanley, Harry McClintock, The Whites and Norman Blake.
The soundtrack to the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? is given gold status by The
Canadian 60s singing sensation Terry Black dies
aged 62 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, a year after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Black first found fame at the age of 15 with his 1964 hit single Unless You Care. The song was also a top seller in the United States, making Black one of the first Canadians to have a hit record in the U.S.A.
Grammy-winning Latin rock band Mana
is inducted into The RockWalk
, at the original Guitar Center location on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
attend the Opening Night Gala Premiere of the documentary Broadway Idiot
at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Beach, California, USA.