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Dominic of Osma is canonized (made into a Saint) by Pope Gregory IX at Rieti, Italy, Europe. In 1963, under the name The Singing Nun, Dominican nun Sister Luc-Gabriel (real name Jeannine Deckers), will score a world-wide hit with her composition, Dominique about the life of Saint Dominic.
The Three Brooklyns, billed as 'Musical eccentrics from The Alhambra, London' are playing at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Girl With The Auburn Hair (Irene Franklin), The Fraser Troupe, Fred Niblo, Joseph Adelman, The Onllaw Trio and Burton's Acrobatic Comedy Dogs (including the highest-leaping greyhounds on earth), are playing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Harry Macdonough records On A Saturday Night, On A Sunday Afternoon, When You Were Sweet Sixteen, My Josephine My Jo, Jennie Lee, Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder, In The Moonlight With The Girl You Love and I've A Longing In My Heart For You, Louise, for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Johnny and Emma Ray are appearing in A Hot Old Time at The Grand Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The musical comedy Fantana plays at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 298 performances.
The musical revue Sim Sala Bim, with words and music by Alvin H. Jansen, is playing at The Morosco Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 54 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Fred Schneider, vocalist and keyboardist of The B-52s is born in Newark, Georgia, USA.
TV actor and singer Larry Hovis records Do I Love You and Silly Tears in Los Angeles, California, USA for Capitol Records.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The ABC, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Brenda Lee plays the fifteenth night of a pre-Christmas season in The Congo Room of The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Big Three play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Nat King Cole plays at The Odeon, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Imperial, Waltham Cross, England, UK, Europe.
A package tour featuring Chubby Checker, Bo Diddley, Dee Dee Sharp, The Shirelles, The Checkerboard Band and others plays in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Roadrunners, The Escorts and the Mastersounds.
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The song You're Gone (But Always In My Heart), written by Holland-Dozier-Holland is recorded at Hitsville USA studio, Detroit, Michigan, USA, and assigned to Martha And The Vandellas. It will subsequently be re-assigned to Gladys Knight And The Pips, with a new lead vocal and strings added.
The Beatles fly from London, UK, to San Francisco, California, to begin a tour of the USA.
Vaughn Meader, and folk group The Au Go Go Singers (featuring two future Buffalo Springfield members, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay), play at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Rock And Roll Music/Honey Don't by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart for the first of four weeks.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Supremes play at The Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, supported by The Lovin' Spoonful.
The Festival Of The Flower Children, a three-day event, continues into its second day at Woburn Abbey in the UK, featuring The Small Faces, The Move, Eric Burdon, The Jeff Beck Group (with Rod Stewart on vocals), and deejays Jeff Dexter and John Peel.
Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll And The Trinity play at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Lady Ma donna by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
Kraftwerk begin recording the album Kraftwerk 2 at Star Musik Studio, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On their Packet Of Three tour, Squeeze play at The Keystone, Pala Alto, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gary Glitter releases a new single, Love Comes, as a glitter coevered star-shaped 7" disc.
Former Velvet Underground vocalist Nico, plays at The University, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Europe.
The eponymous debut album by Fine Young Cannibals enters the UK album chart, where it will peak at No11.
Holly Johnson of Frankie Goes To Hollywood wins his court case against ZTT Records and is now free to record as a solo artist.
On the Tunnel Of Love tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band play at Weser Stadium, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at Linz Stadium, Linz, Austria, Europe.
Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays in Belgrade, Serbia, Europe.
Rickie Lee Jones plays in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Destiny's Child play at The Alltell Pavilion, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Wirral-based band The Coral play the second of two nights at Liverpool University, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Legendary Jamaican guitarist Ernest Ranglin, plays at The Basement, Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
When Paul McCartney plays at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA, the audience includes Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Alec Baldwin, Jerry Seinfeld, Matt Damon, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, John McEnroe, Patti Smith, Rob Thomas, Kevin Bacon, Steve Van Zandt and Max Weinberg.
Sting plays at The Apollo Theater, New York City, USA.
Status Quo, Kim Wilde and Roy Wood play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
On her Neon Lights tour, Demi Lovato plays the first of two nights at The Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Ed Sheeran plays at The Phones4U Arena, Manchester, UK.
The Southern California Motion Picture Council, a non-profit organization founded in 1936 to promote the best in motion pictures, presents its Golden Halo Award to Trini Lopez for his contributions to Entertainment.
A capella quintet Pentatonix scores its first No. 1 on the Billboard album sales chart in the USA, with their fourth LP, entitled Pentatonix. The album sold more than 98,000 units in the week ending October 22, according to data from Nielsen Music.
On their Life tour, Mayday play during eleven nights at Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Asia.
Lady Gaga announces that she has been obliged to cancel the last ten dates of her Joanne World tour because she is suffering from chronic severe pain which requires medical treatment.