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The Moonlight Maids Burlesquers are playing at The Dewey Theatre, New York City, USA.
The burlesque show Maids Of America is presented at The Columbia Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
The Ralph Sharon
Sextet records I'm Beginning To See The Light, Where Or When, Serenade In Blue and April In Paris for Melodisc Records in London, UK.
Belle Barth is playing at The Lafayette House, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Belle Barth opens at The Roundtable, New York City, USA.
Responding to a letter from Governor Matthew Welsh of Indiana, USA, claiming that the lyrics to The Kingsmen
's hit Louie Louie
are obscene, LeRoy New, a prosecutor for Marion County, Indianapolis, assigns investigators to look into the charges. Despite playing the record at three speeds, they find nothing obscene.
During Tom Jones
' run of gigs at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Elvis Presley
attends the show and leads a standing ovation for Jones. It is also during this set of shows that women begin throwing their bras and panties at Jones during his performance - a stunt set up by his PR man Jay Bernstein.
Jeannie C. Riley records Harper Valley PTA
, the first release on the Plantation label owned by Shelby Singleton Jr. (who the following year would buy Sun Records
from its founder, Sam Phillips). Two weeks after release, it will reach No1 in the USA, having sold 1,750,000 copies.
Up With People
play at Covington Catholic High School Gym, Park Hills, Kentucky, USA.
The Sex Pistols
play at Stokuishal, Arnham, Holland, Europe.
UK tabloid newspaper The Daily Mail runs the headline 'Janie goes to Jail', in a story about former pop singer Janie Jones
who has now become a madame in London, and has become embroiled in a payola scandal involving BBC tv and radio producers and presenters. Jones will be sentenced to seven years in jail. Her exploits will inspire
to write the song Janie Jones
The Sex Pistols
start another British Tour at The Lafayette, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe, under the pseudonym The S.P.O.T.S (an acronym for Sex Pistols
On Tour Secretly), hoping to avoid council censorship.
Sid Vicious, formerly of The Sex Pistols
, plays the last of three nights at Max’s Kansas City, New York City, USA.
play the second of two tenth anniversary concerts at Hammersmith Odeon
, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Wendy O. Williams.
's bustier is stolen from a display in Frederick's of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. A US$1,000 reward is offered for its return.
A green bra is thrown at Joe Nichols while he performs Brokenheartsville at The Grand Ole Opry
in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. This believed to be the first time an undergarment has ever been thrown on stage in Opry history.
, often regarded as England's most important traditional folk-singer, dies in Brighton, Sussex, UK.
The prosecution in Michael Jackson
's ongoing child molestation case in Santa Barbara, California, USA, accuses Jackson's legal team of abusing the judicial process by demanding highly detailed medical records of the alleged victim and his family.
Jury selection continues in the trial of Michael Jackson
in California, USA, on ten charges of child molestation and one charge of conspiracy.
Static-X guitarist Todd Salvador (aka Tripp Eisen) is arrested in California, USA, after being caught sleeping in a car with an under-age girl. He is released on bail of $100,000.
Jamie Masada, owner of comedy camp The Laugh Factory, testifies in the Michael Jackson
child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA. He states that he received a call from the mother of Jackson's young accuser, claiming that she and her children were being held against their will at Jackson's Neverland
ranch. But under cross-examination, he reveals that he never alerted police.
's absence from his father's birthday celebrations today at the Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany, Europe, are explained by his brother Jermaine Jackson as being because Michael has been emotionally 'torn apart' by his recent trial on child molestation charges and "needs his rest right now".
When UK pop star Cheryl Cole
leaves London to fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, it is noticed that she is not wearing her wedding ring. In recent days, four women had claimed to have had sex with her footballer husband Ashley Cole.
Extremist religious group Westboro Baptist Church posts a parody of The Panic! At The Disco
song I Write Sins Not Tragedies on YouTube. The Church's version is entitled You Love Sin What A Tragedy.
In an interview on the BBC Radio show Woman's Hour, Chrissie Hynde
criticises some modern female singers, describing them
as 'sex workers' for selling their music by 'bumping and grinding' in their underwear.
Sir Cliff Richard
attends the High Court in London, England, UK, Europe, for the start of a court case in which he is suing the BBC over coverage of a police raid
at his apartment in Sunningdale, Berkshire, in August 2014 following an allegation of sexual assault, said to have taken place in 1985.