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Uncle Tom's Cabin is presented at The Opera House, Mansfield, Ohio, USA. According to a preview in the local paper, "A large number of genuine colored people, who introduce cakewalks, buck-dancing, Southern Jubilee Singing and funny scenes in the cotton fields, add materially to the production."
One-hit wonder Larry Hall
is born in Hamlett, Ohio, USA. He will secure his fifteen minutes of fame when his single Sandy reaches No15 on the Billboard
pop charts in the first week of 1960.
And His Orchestra play at Castle Farms, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
records Some Day You'll Remember and The Blues Came Pouring Down, with producer Syd Nathan
, in King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson
plays the sixth night of a week at Lindsey's Sky Bar, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
, having suffered an attack of stage fright in front of the cameras the night before, returns to WLW-tv in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, to deliver a faultless performance.
Guitarist Eddie Kirkland
plays the second of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
John Lee Hooker
plays the last of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
From their chartered plane 23,000 feet above Kansas, USA, en route to Cincinnati, The Beatles
transmit thank-you messages to guests at a Melody Maker
awards lunch in London, UK.
conducts The Bambi Festival Symphony Orxchestra at The Bambi Festival in Munich, Germany, Europe.
Bluegrass legend Bill Monroe
plays at The Chautauqua Park Bluegrass Festival in Franklin, Ohio, USA.
Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor
plays at Antioch College, Ohio, USA.
The Pretenders play at The Locarno, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Cars play in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
On their Pump Tour
play the first of two nights at The National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania
, best-known as vocalist for pioneering funk band Zapp
is found shot and critically wounded outside his northwest Dayton, Ohio, USA, recording studio around 7 a.m. He dies soon after during surgery at the Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center. The precise circumstances of his death are never established.
releases a new LP, Dig
, on Gray Cat Records in the USA.
, G Unit, Obie Trice, StatQuo, Akon and others play at the National
Bowl, Milton Keynes, England, UK.
play at The Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
perform The Fundamental Hot Tuna
Songbook, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
in Madison Square Garden
, New York City, USA, include Beyonce
, Lady Gaga
, Sir Elton John
, Bruno Mars
, Sam Smith
, Miley Cyrus
, Tony Bennett
, Kendrick Lamar, Pink, John Legend
and his wife Chrissy Teigen, Cardi B and hip-hop trio Migos.
Stars attending the 2018