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New Zealand

Dix's Gaiety Company is appearing at The Theatre Royal, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
The "Popular London Society Entertainer" Clifford Walker is performing his Humourous Musical Sketches in the Choral Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The musical play The Thirty Thieves is presented at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The musical comedy Chased is presented by Dix's Gaiety Company at The Opera House, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania. Also on the bill are Mr. Brown Parker, Mr. Miller Fraser and The Gallardi Sisters.
Pollard's Opera Company presents The Toreador in The Princess Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania.
Allison Durbin is born in Auckland, New Zealand. She will find fame as a country music vocalist in Australia, earning the title of The Australian Queen Of Country Music.
The Top Five singles on the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this date are :



1. WALK RIGHT BACK - THE EVERLY BROTHERS

2. Surrender - Elvis Presley

3. Are You Sure - The Allisons

4. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis

5. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles

The teen-oriented movie, Teen-age Millionaire, featuring performances by Jackie Wilson, Chubby Checker, Dion, Marv Johnson, Bill Black's Combo, Vicki Spencer and Jack Larson, is released to cinemas worldwide.
The Top Five singles in The LEVER HIT PARADE in New Zealand, Oceania, for this date are as follows : 1. IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY- JIMMY SOUL 2. He's So Fine - The Chiffons 3. South Street - Dee Dee Sharp 4. I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March 5. How Do You Do It? - Gerry And The Pacemakers
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Peter Bruntnell is born in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Beatles play at The Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Because of unruly crowds following their Australian tour, The Rolling Stones are barred from the Midland Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Seekers leave the UK to begin a 20-date tour of New Zealand, followed by tv appearances in Australia, Oceania.
New Zealand band The Human Instinct release a new single, Renaissance Fair, in the UK on Deram Records. The record is a cover of a song written by The Byrds.
Status Quo play at Carlow Park, Auckland, New Zealand.
The Police play a gig in Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The movie The King Of Comedy, directed by Martin Scorsese, is released in West Germany, Europe. The film includes a brief cameo by The Clash, who are seen performing live outside 1650 Broadway, New York City, USA, in emulation of The Drongos, a post-punk era band who frequently busked on that very spot.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie plays to an audience of over 80,000 people, at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania. It will enter the record books as the largest single concert ever held in the Southern Hemisphere.
The fourteenth BRIT Awards event is held at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe, hosted by Elton John and RuPaul. Winners include Sting for Best British Male Solo Artist, Brian Eno as Best British Producer, Crowded House as International Group and Van Morrison as Outstanding Contribution. Pray by Take That wins for Best British Single and Best British Video, and the band perfoms live doing a medley of The Beatles' hits. Prince wins the Best International Male Artist award.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the Ericsson Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, to an audience of 43,000.
Pure And Simple, the first single by Hear'Say (a group manufactured from winners of reality tv show Popstars), enters the UK singles chart at No1. The song is a cover of a Girl Thing album track that was released only in Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
The Finn Brothers play the first of three nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Danse Macabre play at the King's Arms, Auckland, New Zealand.
Rockferry by Duffy reaches No1 in the New Zealand albums chart.
Lily Allen releases her second studio album, It's Not Me, It's You, on Parlophone Records in the UK. On the same day, the album is released in France, New Zealand and The Netherlands.
Lady Gaga lands at Auckland International Airport in New Zealand, Oceania, ahead of her two concerts at the Vector Arena in Auckland. Minutes after touching down she fires off a Tweet stating that she can't wait to 'perform the show of a lifetime'.
Crowded House play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
Crowded House release a new album, Intriguer, in the UK, Europe and New Zealand.
On their World Magnetic tour Metallica play the second of two nights at The Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye featuring Kimbra is the current No1 Single in the UK.
M. Ward releases his seventh studio album, A Wasteland Companion, in Australia and New Zealand.
The fifth annual Record Store Day is held in record shops across the world. For this year, Iggy Pop is the official Record Store Day Ambassador.
Lady Gaga is concussed when one of her dancers accidentally hits her on the head with a pole during the song Judas on her Born This Way Ball Tour in Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Ke$ha releases her second album, Warrior, in Australia and New Zealand.
The Datsuns play at Galatos, Auckland, New Zealand.
Sleeping Giant, Saving Grace and The Ember Days play at Zeal Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand, Australasia.
On his Old Ideas Tour, Leonard Cohen plays at The CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
The 56th Grammy Awards are held in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Daft Punk score for best album with Randon Access Memories, and single Get Lucky. Royals by Lorde is Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance while Bruno Mars scoops Best Pop Vocal Album with Unorthodox Jukebox. Best Alternative Music Album is Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend, and Best Blues Album is Get Up! by Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr a given a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and perform live together. Attending the event are Beyonce And Jay-Z, Madonna, Pink, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Metallica and many more. Rolling Stone magazine features the Full list of winners.
Queen and Adam Lambert play at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays the second of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
Adele plays the last of three nights at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the first of four non-consecutive nights at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Dua Lipa.
Ed Sheeran plays a second night at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their 135-date Wonderful Wonderful tour, The Killers play at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Cavemen play at The Bunkhouse, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Cavemen play at The Music Box, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
The Cavemen play at The Milestone Club, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
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