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The musical comedy Floradora is presented at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a run of 505 performances.
The musical comedy Fantana opens at The Lyric theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 298 performances.
The musical comedy Woodland is playing at The Van Ness Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy Woodland is playing at The Van Ness Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Tony Pastor, a top impresario, variety performer, theatre owner and founding father of American vaudeville, dies in Elmshurst, New York State, USA.
The stage revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1909opens at the Jardin de Paris, New York City, USA, where it will run for 64 performances.
The stage musical Stop! Look! Listen!, with music by Irving Berlin, opens at The Globe Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 105 performances.
The musical comedy Stop! Look! Listen!, with songs by Irving Berlin, is playing at The Globe Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
The musical revue Morris Gest's Midnight Whirl, with music by George Gershwin, is presented at The Century Grove Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 68 performances.
The musical comedy Sally is presented in a midnight performance on the roof of The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Mitzi is starring in the musical comedy hit Lady Billy at The Liberty Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 188 performances.
The musical comedy Up She Goes is presented at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 256 performances.
Tryouts for the stage musical Wake Up And Dream begin at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK. The show includes songs by Cole Porter, including Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love and What Is This Thing Called Love?.
Country-blues singer Jimmie Davis records Easy Rider Blues for Bluebird Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Constance Cummings and Russ Columbo are appearing in the musical stage show Broadway Through A Keyhole at The Capitol Theatre, Danville, Virginia, USA.
Singing trio The Gumm Sisters play the first of seven nights in 'The Big Stage Show' at Tthe Million Dollar Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Gumm, will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland.
Singing trio The Gumm Sisters play the third of seven nights in 'The Big Stage Show' at the Million Dollar Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Gumm, will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland.
Ray Charles records The Midnight Hour in New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records.
Fats Domino plays at The Cotton Club, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the first of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
The album Elvis Is Back! by Elvis Presley enters the UK Pop Albums Chart where it will peak at No1 during a 27-week stay.
The Coasters, Ike And Tina Turner, The Capris and Chuck Jackson play the first of seven nights at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Billy Fury and Marty Wilde play at The Windmill, Great Yarmouth, UK.
The Beatles audition for Light Entertainment Auditioner Ronnie Lane of BBC tv at St James Church Hall in London, UK, to assess their tv potential.
The Beach Boys play at The Colonial Theatre, Keene, New Hampshire, USA.
When The Beatles play at Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA, Carl Wilson and Mike Love of The Beach Boys visit the Mop Tops in their dressing room, and the audience includes famed beat poet Allen Ginsberg, who will write a poem about the event.
The Mahavishnu Orchestra play at the Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA, supporting stoner comedy duo Cheech And Chong.
Ain't No Sunshine by Michael Jackson enters the UK Top 50 Singles chart where it will peak at No3 during a fourteen-week run.
On their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, California, USA, supported by Point Blank, Johnny And Edgar Winter and Blue Oyster Cult. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, a black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
Touring in support of his album Bat Out Of Hell, Meat Loaf plays at Wilkins Theatre, Kean College, New Jersey, USA.
The Prince's Tust Gala Benefit at The Dominion Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, features a supergroup including Pete Townshend of The Who, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, Kate Bush, Gary Brooker of Procol Harum, Phil Collins and others.
The band advertised as Damage Inc at The 100 Club, London, England, UK, Europe, tonight, is actually Metallica playing a secret gig.
Bruce Springsteen plays his first ever performance in Africa, on the Amnesty International Tour with Sting, Peter Gabriel and Tracy Chapman, at Harare National Sports Stadium in Zimbabwe.
Whitesnake play at CNE Grandstand, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Also on the bill, during their Hot In The Shade tour, are Kiss. Angry words are exchanged on stage between paul Stanley of Kiss and David Coverdale of Whitesnake, because Kiss have not been allowed to bring their full complement of pyrotechnics on stage.
A collection of almost 2,000 Michael Jackson-related items dating from the mid-1960s to the early '90s, goes up for auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Items up for grabs include including Michael's sunglasses, microphone, the gold award for Thriller and his fedora from the Bad video. Also on offer are handwritten lyrics for The Jackson Five hit ABC, Randy Jackson's futuristic 1984 stage boots, Janet Jackson's ballet shoes and a Mae West costume she wore when she first performed with The Jackson Five.
Mariah Carey plays the first of two nights at the Gibson Theatre. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Katy Perry upstages celebrity blogger Perez Hilton at his birthday party in Hollywood, California, USA, by arriving scantily clad on the back of an elephant. Also attending are Mel Brown, Lindsay Lohan, Paula Abdul, Liza Minnelli, Justin Bieber and Leona Lewis.
When Stereophonics play at Fort Canning Park, Singapore, Asia, the show is stopped after singer Kelly Jones is hit in the face by a flip-flop thrown by a member of the audience. After the man responsible is thrown out by security, the band returns to the stage to finish their set.
Rush play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Green Day and A.F.I. play at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Judds play at the Nokia Theatre LA Live, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jay-Z holds two benefit concerts at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, to raise money for his Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation and The United Way of New York City. His wife Beyonce turns out to see the show, after which the happy couple visit Jay-Z's club 40/40 until 4.00am.
Justin Bieber plays at Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Backstage, while wearing overalls, he meets Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and is later criticised by a journalist who feels Bieber's choice of attire has branded him as 'white trash'.
Patti Smith is presented with the 2013 Katharine Hepburn Medal at a ceremony in The Goodhart Theatre at women's liberal arts school Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at Stevens Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Persian Gulf. During the show, a youth in a white shirt and jeans mounts the stage and body tackles the unsuspecting Bieber from behind. Security men move in and quickly remove the intruder, while Bieber moves to the other side of the stage and finishes his song.
When Paul McCartney plays at The Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada, he is joined onstage by The Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band for the song Mull of Kintyre.
When The Libertines play a comeback gig in Hyde Park, London, UK, the crowd rushes the stage and 38 fans are injured, eight of whom have to be hospitalised.
Paul McCartney plays a previously unannounced 'secret' show for Valentine's Day at the 1,000 capacity Irving Plaza, New York City, USA. The audience includes specially-invited guests Gary Barlow, Steve Van Zandt, Jimmy Buffett, Meryl Streep, Chris Rock, Tom Hanks, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Leonardo DiCaprio, Olivia Wilde, Kristen Wiig, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy and Amy Poehler.