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, who will become a comic actress and singer in theatre, radio, movies and tv, is born in Butte, Montana, USA.
The current No1 song on the UK Sheet Music charts is The
Third Man Theme
[aka The Harry Lime Theme] by Anton Karas
, taken from the film The Third Man.
The film Captain Carey, USA
, starring Alan Ladd, is released to cinemas in the USA. The film's theme song, Mona Lisa
, sung by Nat King Cole
, will win the Academy Award for Best Song and will go on to become an enduring standard.
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 MGM musical comedy film Royal Wedding
, starring Fred Astaire
and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers
records A Four-Legged Friend, There's A Cloud In My Valley Of Sunshine, Peace In The Valley and Precious Memories, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records Oh Happy Day
, Lulu Had A Baby and Three Little Fishes at (probably) RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore Street, Hollywood, California, USA.
shoots a wedding sequence for the film The Duke Wore Jeans, in British National Studios, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire, UK.
Vic Ash plays at The Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon
, UK. (1960)N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene
, for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Having completed filming of his next movie, Blue Hawaii
, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, Elvis Presley
flies home to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
and His Orchestra record Blind Bug and Stalking Monster, for the Reprise
Records soundtrack to the film Night Creature, in Solna-Sundbyberg, Sweden, Europe.
is playing during a three-week engagement at the South Shore Room, Harrah's Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest
, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me
, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
begin the first of two days filming "Buckingham Palace interiors" at Cliveden House
, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK, for the film Help!. In the evening, at Studio 2, Abbey Road
, London, they record Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy.
records a version of the protest song Home Of The Brave with Bonnie And The Teasures in Goldstar Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
's management duo (Luft and Filberti) sell her contract as security in exchange for a loan of $18,750 to a pair of businessmen, Leon Greenspan and Howard Harper.
Cindy Birdsong of The Supremes
is kidnapped from her Hollywood, California, USA, home by maintenance man Charles Meaker, but the singer manages to escape by leaping from his moving car on Long Beach Freeway, where she is rescued by passing police officers.
finishes filming on his movie The Gospel Road
. He sends a telegram to his personal assistant, Barbara John, which reads, "Jesus film finished today. First rate full-length movie. More than pleased. Release next April."
The Bollywood romantic musical drama film Aashiqui
[Translation: Lover] opens in India, Asia.
's bustier is stolen from a display in Frederick's of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. A US$1,000 reward is offered for its return.
plays the second of three nights at the Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
is in Los Angeles, California, USA, making an intro film for his upcoming tour.
releases a new single, Everlasting Love, in the UK, from the soundtrack of the film Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason.
The film North Country
, starring Charlize Theron, is released in France and Switzerland. The movie features several Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
The concert film Morrissey
25: Live at Hollywood opens in theatres in the UK, prior to its release to home video.
Queen Latifah is among those attending the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at The Troubadour, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA.
documentary Supersonic is shown for one night only in selected cinemas throughout Canada.