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The Haydn Quartet records Home Sweet Home, When The Harvest Days Are Over, Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight, The Lost Chord and In The Sweet Bye And Bye for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Metropolitan Orchestra records a version of The Blue Danube for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
S.H.Dudley records The Whistling Bowery Boy, Not By A Dam Side, I'm Tired, My Sambo, Nobody's Looking But The Owl And The Moon, That's The Kind and You Couldn't Hardly Notice It At All for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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The Sousa Band is playing during a lengthy engagement at Willow Grove Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
A new theatre, The Lyceum, owned by Hanauer Enterprises, opens in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA, and will stage dramas and musical comedies for years to come.
Sousa And His Band are playing at The Queeen's Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
During an extensive European tour, Sousa And His Band undertake a Royal Command Performance at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, UK, Europe, for the English Royal Family.
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Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra record Scriabin's Prometheus. Poem of Fire, at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This will become the earliest surviving stereo recording.
Bell Laboratories gave an early demonstration of three-channel stereophonic sound with a live transmission of The Philadelphia Orchestra from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA to Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., USA.
24-year-old movie star and rebel without a clue James Dean dies when his Porsche collides with another vehicle at a crossroads on Route 466 in California, USA. His legend will inspire mentions in popular songs by The Eagles, Taylor Swift, Don McLean, Madonna, David Essex, R.E.M. and more.
Package tour the Biggest Show Of Stars for '59, featuring Bo Diddley, Duane Eddy, The Platters, Clyde McPhatter, Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Kalin Twins and The Crests, plays in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Shirelles, performing Dedicated To The One I Love and Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, are the main attraction on tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the eighth of ten nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Clay, New York State, USA.
Little Anthony And The Imperials play at the high school prom, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, USA.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Frankie Avalon begins a fifteen day tour of South America.
The Cleftones perform Heart And Soul on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Also appearing in today's edition of the show is Buzz Clifford.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the fifth of six nights at Abart's, Washington DC, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the sixth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the second night in a week of dates at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Daily tv pop show American Bandstand is shortened from 90 minutes to 50 minutes, with the remaining time given over to a news program, American Newsstand, aimed at teenagers. Duane Eddy stars in this edition, performing My Blue Heaven
Gene McDaniels plays at Sciolla's Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Conway Twitty performs The Pickup on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
John DiTeodoro Jr. is born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA. He will find success as drummer Johnny Dee, playing with bands including Waysted and Mariah.
James Brown, Solomon Burke and Joe Tex play at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA.
She’s Gone by Daryl Hall And John Oates is re-issued and goes to No7 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Rush play in Hershey Park Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Duke tour, Genesis play in The Stanley Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Todd Rundgren's Utopia play at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
Devo play in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Joan Jett And the Blackhearts and Klaus Nomi play at The Ritz, New York City, USA.
Joan Jett reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with I Love Rock'n'Roll for the first of six weeks.
AC/DC play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Fastway.
Following an onstage fight the night before between members of the bands Guy and New Edition, a gang of Guy crew members arrive at the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, armed with baseball bats. They proceed to batter New Edition crew members Michael 'Spider' Clark and Ronald Byrd. However, Byrd is armed and manages to shoot Guy crew member Anthony Bee who later dies from his injuries.
Preparing for his first tour of the 90s, Bob Dylan plays a warm-up/rehearsal show at The Recreation Hall, Penn State, State College in Pennsylvania, USA.
Soundgarden and Faith No More play at The Silo, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his In Step tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at The Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Joe Cocker.
Johnny Cash plays at Fisher Auditorium, Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA.
Former Trammps member Jerry Collins is convicted of attempted murder after having been found guilty of bashing his wife's head into a sink and also pistol-whipping her. He is sentenced to a maximum of 35 years.
Destiny's Child play at Hershey Park Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at The Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Interpol.
The Hold Steady play at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, playing to over 100,000 fans.
Holly Herndon plays at Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the third of five nights at The Staples Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Vance Joy and HAIM.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at The Limelight Eventplex, Peoria, Illinois, USA.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at The Fillmore, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights The US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
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