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Jazz drummer and bandleader Lloyd Scott is born in Springfield, Ohio, USA.
Charles Manson is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Manson will find notoriety as a hippy cult leader in California in the 60s, responsible for the deaths of actress Sharon Tate and others in a massacre said to have been at least partly inspired by Manson's interpretations of The Beatles' song Helter Skelter. Manson, keen to establish a career as a singer-songwriter, also attached himself to Dennis Wilson of The Beach BoyS for some time but Wilson managed to extricate himself from Manson's clutches.
Trumpet virtuoso Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra play in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra play in Akron, Ohio, USA. Ozzie's son, Ricky Nelson, will enjoy a rock'n'roll and pop career considerably greater than that of his father.
In Old Amarillo, a movie starring singing cowboy Roy Rogers, opens to cinemas in the USA. Songs in the film include My Home Is Over Yonder, Gypsy Trail, Won'tcha Be A Friend Of Mine and Yascha The Gypsy.
The Sax Mallard Combo comes to the end of an engagement at The Ebony Lounge, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
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Al Morgan opens at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Billy May Orchestra is playing during a week at Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Vaughn Monroe is the cover star on today's issue of Downbeat magazine in the USA.
Bull Moose Jackson records the innuendo-laden Big Ten Inch Record for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Five Keys are playing during four days of gigs at at The Farmdell Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Joe 'Cannonball' Lewis releases a new single, You've Been Honky Tonkin' on Kentucky Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Capitol Records opens its new headquarters, the world's first round office building, at the corner of Hollywood And Vine, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bullmoose Jackson is playing during a week of gigs at The Picadilly Club, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Lima, Ohio, USA.
The Harry Belafonte Singers appear in concert in Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA.
Our Day Will Come by Ruby And The Romantics enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at Stardust Gardens, Le Sourdsville Lake Park, Middletown, Ohio, USA, supported by The Rick Z Combo.
The Stanley Brothers record Don't Cheat In Our Hometown, for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Revered ragtime banjo virtuoso Harry Reser dies of a heart attack while tuning up for a performance of Fiddler On The Roof at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Bobby Bare and Arthur Godfrey appear on The Jimmy Dean Show on ABC-TV in the USA.
The soundtrack LP to the movie The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini is certified gold by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Phil Ochs plays at The Hartman Theatre, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Janis Joplin And The Kozmic Blues Band play at The Blossom Music Festival, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA.
Family play at the National Stadium, Dublin, Eire, Europe, supported by Duster Bennett.
When NRBQ play at Ludlow Garage, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, the gig is recorded and will (eventually) be released as the album Ludlow Garage 1970.
The Moody Blues play at The Allen Theater, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by Argent and John Mayall.
The Amboy Dukes, led by Ted Nugent, play at The Cincinnati Pop Festival, Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Also on the bill are The Stooges and Mountain.
Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor plays at Antioch College, Ohio, USA.
Rachel Sweet plays the last of three nights at The Bottom Line, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supported by The Ruckats.
Devo release their third LP, Freedom of Choice, on Warner Bros Records in the USA.
During his third gospel tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Civic Theatre, Akron, Ohio, USA.
The Cars score their ninth Billboard Top 40 singles chart entry in the USA with Hello Again, which will peak at No20.
Eric Clapton plays at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Billy Joel plays at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
On her Compositions World Tour, Anita Baker plays the third of four nights at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Compositions World Tour, Anita Baker plays at The Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Tower City Amphitheater, Cleveland, Ohio, 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.
Destiny's Child play at Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Rascal Flatts play at The Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
On their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at LC Indoor Pavilion, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Billy Bragg and Justin Currie play at The Music Box Supper Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Beartooth, Dead Harts and Climates play at The Cathouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Real Estate, The Afghan Whigs, Tycho, WHY? and Wussy play on the second day of The Midpoint Music Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at The Rose Music Center, Huber Heights, Dayton, Ohio, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.
Walk The Moon play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On their 107-date End Of The Road World Tour, Kiss play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Griffin House plays at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, Texas, USA.
Touring in support of their album, I Am Easy To Find, The National play at The Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Touring in support of their album, I Am Easy To Find, The National play at Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland, Europe.