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Guy Fawkes attempts to blow up The Houses Of Parliament in London, UK. Mr Fawkes' failed endeavour is still celebrated every year in the UK, and his exploits have inspired several songs. The 1970 track Remember by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, ends with the line 'Remember, Remember the Fifth of November', but perhaps more to the point is 1968's Mr Guy Fawkes by Eire Apparent, which was covered a year later by The Dave Miller Set. There's also Guy Fawkes by The Krewmen [1986], Guy Fawkes Night by Peter Astor And The Holy Road [1993], Song For Guy Fawkes by Wat Tyler [1995] and Guy Fawkes Day by Paul Melancon [2000].
The Other Fellow, starring comedian Harry West, presents "New songs, dances and specialities" at The Red Bank Opera House, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA.
Juan Manuel Cascales is born in Toluca, Mexico, North America. He will find success as jazz composer, arranger and bandleader Johnny Richards. A multi-instrumentalist, he will co-write Frank Sinatra's Young At Heart and will work with Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Sarah Vaughan and others.
Male vocal duet Collins And Harlan record a new version of their 1905 success Nigger Loves His Possum for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Billie Holiday and the Count Basie Orchestra play at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
Les Hite And His Orchestra play at The Chatterbox, Mountainside, New Jersey, USA, during an extended engagement . Hite's band are the first black musicians to have played at this venue.
Frank Sinatra visits his mother, Mrs. Martin Sinatra, who is awaiting an operation, in St. Mary's Hospital, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.
Conway Twitty plays the second of two days at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Johnny And The Hurricanes play the first of four nights at The Rainbow Lounge, Wildwood, New Jersey,USA.
The Shirelles, The Olympics, Shep And The Limelites, The Echoes and Lenny Miles play at The Paramount Theater Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley And His Quintet record The Best Things In Life Are Free, Three Coins In The Fountain and other tracks for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry plays the sixth night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play a one-nighter in Milburn, New Jersey, 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.
Count Basie joins student protesters in Tallahassee, Florida, USA, who are picketing a restaurant which is refusing to serve black students.
The Isley Brothers release a new single, Please Please Please, on United Artists Records in the USA. The song is a cover version of a James Brown hit from 1956.
The Top Ten records played on WABC Radio, New York City, USA for the week ended on this day are as follows :
1. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles (UA/Capitol)
2. Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes [Motown]
3. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons (Philips)
4. Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin (Reprise]
5. Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters (Atlantic)
6. I Get Around - The Beach Boys (Capitol)
7. Wishin' and Hopin' - Dusty Springfield (Philips)
8. Memphis - Johnny Rivers (Imperial)
9. The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena) - Jan And Dean (Liberty)
10. The Girl From Ipanema - Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto (Verve)
Connie Francis records We Have Something More, Pretty Lies Pretty Make-Believe, No Better Off, Don't Ever Leave Me and Waiting For You for Metro Records in New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra continues with his season of shows at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Thelonious Monk plays the first of four nights at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Connie Francis records Chain Reaction in Regent Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Trini Lopez opens for three weeks at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
Judy Garland checks in to the Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is due to play a show with the Count Basie Band at J.F.K. Stadium on the 20th.
Jazz composer, arranger and bandleader Johnny Richards dies in New York City, USA, aged 57, of a brain tumour. A multi-instrumentalist, he co-wrote Frank Sinatra's Young At Heart and worked with Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Sarah Vaughan and others.
Bob Dylan is awarded an honorary Doctorate Of Music by Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Bill Evans Trio is playing during eight nights at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays at the Activities Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
R.E.M. play in The City Gardens, Trenton, New Jersey, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the last of three nights at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
At the start of their The Prayer tour, The Cure play in Giant's Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by The Pixies and Love And Rockets.
Frank Sinatra plays at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, with an orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra Jr. Opening act for the night is Carol Kidd.
During an eighteen-date European tour, Bruce Springsteen makes his BBC Top Of The Pops debut, live by satellite from Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
On their I'll Sleep When I'm Dead tour, Bon Jovi play at Estádio do Pacaembu, São Paulo, Brazil
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Clint Black reaches No1 on the Billboard Country music album chart in the USA with his debut LP, Killin' Time.
Nina Simone dies, aged 70, in Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, Europe, after suffering from breast cancer for several years.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at The Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Pontiac Silverdome, Detroit, Michigan, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Neil Young is confirmed as the third headline act for this year’s Glastonbury Festival in Pitlon, Somerset, England, UK, along with Bruce Springsteen and Blur.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at the Olympico di Torino, Torino, Italy, Europe.
Jennifer Lopez plays at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA, supported by Enrique Iglesias and Wisin Y Mandel.
70s teen pop idol David Cassidy is arrested for DUI in Schodack, New York State, USA. He is charged and released on $2,500 bail, but will eventually be fined and have his licence revoked for six months.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Director Martin Scorsese tells The Toronto Sun that he has abandoned his hopes of making a Frank Sinatra biopic, because the Sinatra family will not agree to it.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play the first of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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