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A revived musical comedy The Casino Girl opens at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for thirty-two performances.
Williams And Walker are starring in their musical show Sons Of Ham at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. (A popular song and dance duo, Bert Williams and George Walker are often cited as the first African-American superstars.)
Musical comedy The Only Girl, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The Belasco Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical revue Earl Carroll's Sketch Book [1929], with songs by E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney, is presented at The 44th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 392 performances.
Claude Dhotel is born in Paris, France, Europe. He will find success as popular vocalist Charles Jerome aka C. Jerome.
Big Bill Campbell, The Ken-Dorvilles, Syd Makin, The Accordeon Girls and others play at The Palace, Leicester, UK.
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra, records A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes, at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City, USA.
Willem Marcel De Craene is born in Ghent, Belgium, Europe. He will find success as popular vocalist Wim De Craene.
Ben Pollack's Pick-A-Ribs Boys record That Da Da Strain, Fidgety Feet, Stompin' At The Savoy and Dardanella for Savoy Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles play two gigs in one day. First is at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, and second, in the evening, they play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool.
Hats Off To Larry by Del Shannon reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
American music trade magazine Billboard reports that Nat King Cole is shortly to launch his own, as yet un-named, record label. Cole will, however, remain with Capitol Records as a solo artist.
Popular jazz vocalist Chris Connor records several Richard Rodgers compositions, including The Sweetest Sounds, Look No Further, Nobody Told Me and No Strings, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on Connor's album No Strings - An After-Theatre Version.
The Everly Brothers record Made To Love aka Girls Girls Girls, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
RCA Victor closes its 'Music Center Of The World' West Coast recording complex at 1510 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The RCA studio will re-open on April 21 at 6363 Sunset Boulevard.
The Rolling Stones pre-record an appearance for The Clay Cole Show in New York City, USA.
The Byrds play two sold-out 45 minute performances at Lesourdsville Park, midway between Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, USA.
The Kinks play at The Union Movie Theatre, Bochum, Germany, Europe.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Yesterday Man by Chris Andrews.
Dave Berry And The Cruisers play in the Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, England, UK, Europe.
The Zombies record live sessions for The Jimmy Young Show and The Pete Brady Show at BBC Studio 4, Maida Vale, London, UK.
Multi-racial Motown band Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers release a new single, Does Your Mama Know About Me, in the USA. (Vancouvers' guitarist Tommy Chong will go on to greater success in the comedy duo Cheech And Chong.)
Amen Corner are videotaped performing High In The Sky for the tv show Top Of The Pops at BBC tv Centre, White City, London, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK. On the same day they make a live appearance on UK radio's Joe Loss Pop Show.
The Beach Boys record I Can Hear Music in Brian Wilson's Home Studio, Bel Air, California, USA. Although recorded in his studio, The Beach Boys' leader Brian Wilson was not involved in recording this track, on which his brother Carl Wilson was effectively the producer and arranger. The song was originally written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector for American girl group The Ronettes in 1966.
Tony Bennett releases the album Tony Sings The Great Hits Of Today in the USA on Columbia Records. It includes three songs written by members of The Beatles
Manfred Mann Chapter III play at The LSE, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Packet Of Three tour, Squeeze play at The Keystone, Pala Alto, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their The Game tour, Queen play at The Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Never having recovered from his 1975 heart attack, Jackie Wilson passes away in a nursing home in New Jersey, USA.
Marc Almond And The Willing Sinners play at The University Of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Mai Tai play at The Powerhouse, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. This show is undertaken using live vocals with a backing track.
Countdown Records holds a 'Countdown Christmas Rave-up' at The Clarendon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, featuring Makin' Time, The Prisoners, Billy Hassett and The Kick.
The Chair by George Strait completes its three-month climb to No1 in the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA.
Rick Astley reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the USA with his single, Never Gonna Give You Up.
The video The Making Of Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Grateful Dead play at Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, New York State, USA.
The Cure play on the second night of Leysin Rock Festival, Centre Des Sports, Leysin, Switzerland, Europe.
On his Nude tour, Prince plays the second of two nights at The Globe Arena, Stickholm, Sweden, Europe.
Ten Years After and Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera play at Westminster College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Def Leppard, Bryan Adams and Randy Coleman play at Midway Stadium, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Guitarist Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones is arrested by police in Surry, England, UK, Europe, on "suspicion of assault in connection with a domestic incident."
Louise Wener, formerly of Sleeper, publishes her 'first autobiography', Different For Girls, in the UK.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at Bogart's, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, supported by Ed Sheeran.
Kate Bush plays at Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK, during a series of 22 live dates at the venue.
Photos of a completely naked Justin Bieber strolling around at his villa in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Oceania, in the Pacific Ocean, are posted up on the internet.
Ariana Grande begins her 80-date Dangerous Woman tour with a show at The Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, supported by Victoria Monet and Little Mix.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at nib Stadium, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
A-ha record an MTV Unplugged show at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Francis Rossi, formerly of Status Quo, plays at The Pavilion, Exmouth, England, UK, Europe.
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