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Gustav A. Brachhausen of Rahway, New Jersey, USA, files a patent for a device to automatically control the number of times a tune may be played on a coin-operated automatic musical instrument.
Eldo Di Lazzaro is born in Trivento, Italy, Europe. He will find international success as a songwriter. His composition Reginella campagnola, under the name Woodpecker Song will be made popular by Glenn Miller and Frank Sinatra.
Louis Armstrong becomes the first person to record the song St. James Infirmary Blues, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. [N.B. The song had previously been recorded under the name Gambler's Blues].
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, play at the Astor Hotel, New York City, USA, during a fourteen-week engagement.
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra play the first of three days at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Trade Winds by Bing Crosby enters the Billboard Top 10 Singles chart in the USA at No9. Another version of the same song, by Frank Sinatra And The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, enters at No10. Remaining at No1 for the ninth consecutive week is I'll Never Smile Again by Sinatra, Dorsey and The Pied Pipers.
Mindy Carson opens for a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA
The Frank Sinatra Show, broadcast live on CBS-tv from New York City, USA, includes guests Perry Como, Frankie Laine and Patti Andrews and The Andrews Sisters.
Judy Garland plays at The Mosque Theater, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Connie Francis plays the tenth night of two weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Paul Anka plays at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry plays the first night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Jackie Wilson plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra records I Hadn't Anyone Till You and As You Desire Me for Reprise Records in the USA.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, Junior Lewis, aka C.L. Blast, The Dovells, The Isley Brothers and Solomon Burke play the last night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Four Seasons ascend to No1 in the Billboard Top 40 in the USA with Sherry, and will hold the top slot for five weeks.
Dionne Warwick's debut single, Don't Make Me Over, enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No21. Her real name was Dionne Warrick but it is mis-spelled on the record label, and the mis-spelling sticks.
Pete Seeger plays an afternoon concert at St John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
The Top Ten records played on WCOL Radio in Columbus, Ohio, USA, for the week ended on this date are as follows :
1. Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin
2. Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters
3. Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes
4. A Hard Days Night -
The Beatles
5. C'Mon And Swim - Bobby Freeman
6. Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan And Dean
7. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
8. Walk Don't Run '64 - The Ventures
9. Wishin' And Hopin' - Dusty Springfield
10. Worry - Johnny Tillotson
The Beach Boys play at The National Guard Armory, West Orange, New Jersey, USA.
The Bobby Timmons Quartet records Trick Hips, Bags' Groove and other tracks for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Bye Bye Baby by The Four Seasons, entering at No59.
Dionne Warwick, Peter And Gordon, Cannibal And The Headhunters and Ian And Sylvia appear on tv show Hullabaloo, recorded at NBC's Studio 8-H, New York City, USA.
The Morris Nanton Quintet With Pucho And The Latin Soul Brothers records Soul Fingers, Georgia, Mood Indigo, Fly Me To The Moon, The Shadow Of Your Smile and other tracks for Prestige Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis record Take The 'A' Train, Peg O' My Heart, Spotted Dog and The Nearness Of You, for their Verve Records album Wings And Things at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Four Seasons play the fourth of seven nights in The Marine Ballroom, The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
On their second Tour of North America, The Cream play at The Catholic Union School, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, USA.
John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr of The Beatles appoint Allen Klein's Abkco Industries Inc to manage their business affairs. Paul McCartney, however, refuses to sign up with Klein.
Jackie Wilson's funeral is held in Russell Street Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The 2000 mourners include The Four Tops and The Detroit Spinners.
Whitney Houston out-does The Beatles and The Bee Gees when Where Do Broken Hearts Go gives her seven US No1 singles in a row.
During a European tour, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli and Sammy Davis Jr. play the third of six nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK.
The album Blaze Of Glory by Bon Jovi is awarded a Gold Disc in Canada.
Following a protracted legal battle, Bruce Springsteen makes an out of court payment of $350,000 to two former crew members for allegedly unpaid overtime.
Dennis Locorriere plays at The Playhouse, Weston Super Mare, UK.
The Isley Brothers play at Zimmerli Amphitheater, Barnet Park, Spantanburg, South Carolina, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Circle Tour, Bon Jovi play the second of three nights at New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Could It Be Forever, a new play about a teenage girl's obsession with David Cassidy in the 70s, opens at The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, during the Edinburgh Festival.
Dennis Locorriere plays at The Tivoli, Wimborne, Dorset, England, UK.
David Cassidy plays the last of three nights at The Holland Performing Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, with The Omaha Symphony Orchestra.
Jared and Caleb Followill of The Kings of Leon hang out with Neil Diamond at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.
Rise Against play at The Grand Sierra Theatre, Reno, Nevada, USA, supported by The Gaslight Anthem.
US district judge Gary Klausner in California, USA, throws out a lawsuit brought by Glenn Danzig against his former Misfits bandmate Jerry Only, alleging that Only had violated the terms of a 1994 contract, in which Danzig, Jerry, and others agreed to share ownership of The Misfits trademarks (including their Fiend Skull logo) for merchandising purposes.
Lauryn Hill plays at The Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Lumineers play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Vooriut, Ghent, Belgium, Europe.