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Jazz clarinettist Harry Shields is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Troubadours record I Had You. I Lost You, I Found You (Only To Lose You Again), Waters Of The Perkiomen and D'ye Love Me?, for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Al Jolson, Fred Astaire, Otto Klemperer, The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Oscar Levant, Lily Pons, and Todd Duncan star in The Gershwin Memorial Concert at Hollywood Bowl, California, USA. The show is broadcast live on CBS radio.
Paul Robeson sings and speaks at the Win The Peace Rally, at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Walt Disney animated movie Cinderella [subtitled A Love Story With Music] is released to cinemas in Norway. The film includes the songs A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes and Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo.
Judy Garland sings Over The Rainbow on the Bing Crosby Show on CBS Radio in the USA.
The movie musical Two Tickets To Broadway, starring Tony Martin and Janet Leigh, opens at cinemas in Portugal, Europe.
RCA recording duo The Bell Sisters are in Bakersfield, California, USA, making two television appearances and one radio promotion for the film Those Redheads from Seattle, in which they appear. The film is said to be the first 3-D musical.
The movie comedy musical Sailor Beware, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, is released to cinemas in Portugal, Europe.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Hong Kong.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Australia.
Andre Previn marries successful movie song lyricist Dory Langdon. As Dory Previn she will have an acclaimed career in the 70s.
The Swinging Blue Genes, later to re-name themselves as The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The teen-oriented movie, Rock All Night, featuring The Platters and The Blockbusters, is released to cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
Bobby Darin And His Orchestra release a new single, Theme From Come September, on London Records in the UK.
The Devil At 4 O'Clock, a disaster movie starring Spencer Tacy and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in the USA.
Elvis Presley begins recording soundtrack songs for the movie Kid Galahad at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bobby Darin records What'd I Say, My Bonnie, Tell Me How You Feel and Tell All The World About You for Atco Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on the session features Rene Hall [gt], Glen Campbell [gt], Red Callendar [bass], Earl Palmer [drums], Richie Frost [drums], Ray Johnson [piano], Plas Johnson [tenor sax], Nino Tempo [tenor sax] and The Blossoms (Darlene Love, Fanita James, Gloria Jones). Musical arrangements are by Jimmie Haskell.
Sam Cooke records One More Time, Don't Cry On My Shoulder and Somebody's Gonna Miss Me at RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The teen-oriented movie, Teen-Age Millionaire, featuring Chubby Checker, Dion, Marv Johnson, Bill Black's Combo, Jimmy Clanton, Vicki Spencer and Jack Larson, opens at theatres in Mexico, North America.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the last day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
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.
Elvis Presley releases a new movie soundtrack album, Girls! Girls! Girls!, in the USA.
Elvis Presley begins filming of studio-based scenes at MGM Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for his fifteenth movie Viva Las Vegas, co-starring Ann-Margret.
Mahalia Jackson and Nancy Walker are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Danny Kaye Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
At Marylebone Station, London, UK, The Beatles film the opening sequence for their first movie, A Hard Day's Night.
The Beatles film soundtrack album A Hard Days Night begins the last of three-weeks at No1 in UK magazine Record Retailer's album chart.
Top session player Billy Strange performs an electric guitar instrumental version of The Rolling Stones' hit Satisfaction on tv show Hollywood A Go Go in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues recording tracks for the soundtrack to the film Paradise Hawaiian Style at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Love begin the first of three days recording their eponymous debut album at Sunset Sound Recorders, 6650 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA. On this day they record Gazing, Can't Explain, And More and No Matter What You Do.
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The film Dateline Diamonds featuring The Small Faces, Kiki Dee and The Chantelles goes on general release in the UK.
Gene Vincent records Love Is A Bird and Bird Doggin' in Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Monkees continue working on the song Zor And Zam, at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the last of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Grammy-winning rapper and actor Will Smith is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Song lyric writer Bob Hilliard dies in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. In a long and prolific career he collaborated with Burt Bacharach, David Mann, Carl Sigman, Jule Styne, Sammy Fain, and many others. His best-remembered songs include The Coffee Song, Our Day Will Come and Dear Hearts And Gentle People.
Pink Floyd spend the last of eight days in Studio Europasinor, Paris, France, Europe, working on their concert film Live At Pompeii.
The film Honeysuckle Rose, starring Willie Nelson, opens at cinemas in Australia, Oceania.
Rock movie Breaking Glass opens in the USA, starring Hazel O'Connor as punk singer Kate. Zoot Money and Gary Holton have featured roles in the film, while Rod Stewart and Paul McCartney are seen in brief cameos.
The new US edition of Vanity Fair magazine carries a feature claiming that Michael Jackson wears a prosthetic nose and once paid to have a '"voodoo curse" put on top Hollywood director Steven Spielberg.
Katy Perry attends the Los Angeles premiere of her movie, Katy Perry : Part of Me, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz-fusion supergroup Scott Henderson, Jeff Berlin and Dennis Chambers release their debut album, HBC, on Tone Center Records, in the USA.
O.A.R. play at The Troubadour, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Red Snapper release the album Hyena on Lo Recordings in the UK, featuring music composed by the group to accompany the film Touki Bouki.
Roger Goula releases his debut LP, Overview Effect, on Cognitive Shift Recordings/One Little Indian, in the UK.
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At the 2020 Golden Globes Awards event in the Beverly Hills Hilton, Los Angeles, California, USA, Elton John wins Best Original Song for (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from the Rocketman soundtrack. Taron Egerton scoops the prize for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for the same film, essentially a dramatised Elton John biopic.
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