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The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast
is playing at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances. The show is billed as "The biggest indoor entertainment in the world! 500 people involved!"
The musical show The Toy-Maker is presented at The Tivoli Opera House, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Rector Girls, advertised as featuring "Beautiful Girls, Stunning gowns and Delightful music" is playing at The Lyceum Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
is born in New Jersey, USA. He will achieve success as a jazz, pop and rock pianist and composer. He will found the 1980s hard rock band Giant
but perhaps his best-known composition is the CBS Evening News theme.
performs the songs Sunny Side Up, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling(?), Pretend You're Happy When You're Blue, Hours Of Gladness and Across the Sea To Ireland (Galway Bay?) on the CBS tv show USA Canteen, in the USA.
is presented with the 1960 Outstanding Entertainer Award by The Sons Of Italy organisation at their annual banquet in Palumbo's Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tom Shipley plays at The Village Corner Club
, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will go on to greater success as one half of Brewer And Shipley.
The Triplets release a new single, Hey Little Girl/(Baby) Come On Home, on Blue Rock Records in the USA.
The Dave Clark Five
begins a tour of North America with a show at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
records Oowee Oowee, Bye Bye Little Girl and Bumming Around for RCA Victor in Nashville, Tennesseee, USA.
Freddie Mack And His Band play in Aberystwyth, Wales, UK, Europe.
of pop band Altered
is waitressing in Glasgow, Scotland, when she is
approached by film director Bill Forsyth, who asks her to appear in
his film Gregory's Girl.
play at The University, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye
becomes the first record for twenty years to rack up ten weeks at No1 on the Billboard
R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA. The last one was I Can’t Stop Loving You by Ray Charles
Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
plays the first of two nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play at The Quest, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Embrace.
play in Hyde Park, London, England, UK.
PRS for Music
launches its annual Adding Up The Music Industry report, showing that in 2009 overall revenues in the UK music business rose by 4.7% to £3.9bn.
During her Loud Tour
plays the first of two nights at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
is among those in attendance when Lady Gaga
launches her Fame Eau de Parfum at the Guggenheim Museum, New York City, USA.
Icona Pop, a duo from Sweden, Europe, reach No1 in the Official Singles Chart in the UK
with I Love It. Currently featuring in a TV ad campaign for the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, the song has sold nearly 125,000 copies in the last seven days.
release their fifth album, V
, in the USA.