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Molly And Tenbrooks
, which will become a standard recorded by Bill Monroe
, The Stanley Brothers
, The Osborne Brothers, Steve Gillette, Ian And Sylvia and many others.
A race is held between the Kentucky horse Ten Broeck and the California mare Mollie McCarty at the Louisville Jockey Club, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Ten Broeck wins the race before a record crowd of 30,000. The race will inspire the country song
The two-week long State Fair And Exposition comes to an end in Sacramento, California, USA. The fair has presented music, entertainment and instruction, along with Running And Harness Racing, Fancy Swine And Sheep, Polo Pony Racing and much more.
The word 'jazz'
is first used in print, by journalist Scoop Gleason in the San Francisco Bulletin. Gleason is, however, not writing about music. He is describing the return home of a baseball team, with the words, "Everybody has come back to the old town, full of the old 'jazz' and they promise to knock the fans off their feet."
Ike Dixon's Orchestra plays during the half-time break at the local basketball championship game in The New Albert Auditorium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
And His Orchestra play for a private party at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. They also play at Lincoln Park Roller Rink, Los Angeles.
reveals that he found the game of cricket baffling. "I watched a couple of cricket matches with a set of rules in my hand but I couldn't make any headway," he says. "They start the game on Monday and are still trying to finish it on Wednesday. That's too much for me."
On returning to New York City, USA, after a visit to the UK,
While in Air Force training, Johnny Cash
meets 17-year-old Vivian Liberto at a roller skating rink in San Antonio, Texas, USA. The couple will marry three years later.
plays at The Sports Arena, Hampton, Virginia, USA. The poster for the show specifies that this is Berry's first appearance at the venue for white audiences.
Masahiko Kond? is born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, Asia. he will find success as pop/rock star Matchy Kondo
and also as a racing car driver.
Johnny Bond and Red Sovine
record Fireball in Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The song is about racing driver Fireball Roberts.
of The Beatles
and his wife Pattie are in Monte Carlo, Europe, for the opening day of the Monaco Grand Prix. During the day they hang out with the racing drivers and watched Britain's Jackie Stewart win the first Formula One race of the season.
introduces the first official Olympic Games song, The Land I Love, by performing it at the pre-Olympics event in Los Angeles, Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience relax by go-kart racing in Palma, Majorca, Europe.
play at Northampton Cricket Ground, Northampton, England, UK.
During a round of golf near Madrid, Spain, Europe, Bing Crosby
suffers a heart attack, collapses and dies soon after, aged 74.
plays a brief live set to open a home game for the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Chairman/rock star Elton John
sells Watford Football Club to media tycoon Robert Maxwell for £2m.
The new UK No1 is a re-recorded fund-raising version of Ferry Cross The Mersey, featuring Gerry Marsden, Paul McCartney
, The Christians and Holly Johnson. The release is designed to raise money to assist victims of the Hillborough football disaster.
Russian pop-rock superstar Valery Leontiev
performs his show "It seems to me that I have not lived" in The Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
During the third lap of the Pro 250 Motocross racing championship in Mammoth, California, USA, pop diva Pink
holds up a sign reading 'Will you marry me?' as her driver-boyfriend Carey Hart flashes past her on the track. Hart pulls off the track and agrees to her proposal.
plays in Rugby Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland, UK.
play at Ipswich Town Football Club, Ipswich, England, UK.
Sting plays to 16,000 people at the launch event for the new Meydan Racecourse, Meydan City, Dubai, Asia.
goes cycling with boyfriend Liam Hemsworth in Toluca Lake, California, USA.
spends some of the day playing golf on a course course in Toluca Lake, California, USA.
goes to see the San Diego Padres play the New York Mets at Citi Field, Queens, New York, USA.
goes to see The Yankees play in New York City, USA.
On their Bon Jovi Live 2011
tour, Bon Jovi
play at Lancashire County Cricket Grounds, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
takes part in the DirecTV Beach Bowl at Pier 40, New York City, USA.
play at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
Gene Simmons of Kiss performs the American National Anthem at the opening of a Los Angeles Dodgers Game in Los Angeles, California, USA.
SISTAR play in the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games at Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, Asia.
The annual People With Money survey of the top ten highest-paid musicians for 2015, shows musician/producer Dangermouse
at No1 with an estimated $96m in combined earnings
for the year ended in June 2015. His estimated $275m net worth is thought to derive from stock investments, property holdings and endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants, a football team and has launched his own brands of Vodka, perfume and clothing.
and film-maker Spike Lee attend the 2016 NBA All-Star Game at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.