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The movie musical Till The Clouds Roll By starring Judy Garland, June Allyson, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, Tony Martin and others is released to cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
The full-length Disney animated film Song Of The South is released to cinemas in Sweden. The film includes several memorable songs, notably Zip-a-dee Doo-Dah, sung by James Baskett.
Edwin Shirley is born in Cranbrook, Kent, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as a rock'n'roll trucking pioneer whose fleet of vehicles will transport equipment for artists including The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Abba, Queen and Michael Jackson.
Blind jazz pianist Reinhold Svensson records Dinah and Once In A While for Metronome Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Alto saxophonist Arne Domnerus records Cool Boy and Stuffy for Metronome Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Christer Sjogren is born in Hagfors, Sweden, Europe. After playing in several bands, most notably Vikingarna, he will develop a successful career as a solo vocalist.
The romantic MGM movie musical Two Weeks With Love, starring Jane Powell and Ricardo Montalban, is released in Sweden, Europe.
The British movie musical Dance Hall opens in cinemas in Sweden, Europe. The film includes appearances by Petula Clark, Geraldo and His Orchestra and Ted Heath and His Music.
The movie Skirts Ahoy! is released in Sweden, Europe. Essentially a vehicle for swimming star Esther Williams [aka The Million-Dollar Mermaid], it features appearances by jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine and vocal harmony quintet The DeMarco Sisters.
Lars Gullin records Brazil, Four And No One More, Sad Sally and You Blew Out The Flame for Metronome Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam, written by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in the UK, Europe.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Sweden.
The regular Teen Age Jazz radio show is transmitted by SBC, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist Lars Gullin records Nightshade, Don't Get Scared and other tracks, in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The musical comedy movie Bells Are Ringing, starring Dean Martin and Judy Holliday, opens at cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
Cannonball Adderley And His Orchestra record The Uptown, Stockholm Sweetnin' and I'll Close My Eyes, in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
The cowboy movie Sergeants 3, produced by and starring Frank Sinatra, with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., is released to cinemas in Sweden, Europe.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Maynard Ferguson plays in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Swedish off-shore pirate radio station Radio Nord, which has been on the air since March 8, 1961, is forced to close down because it is breaking the existing laws governing broadcasting in Sweden, Europe.
The Beatles' latest single, From Me To You, is released in Sweden on Odeon Records.
Ticket To Ride by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Beatles release their sixth album, Rubber Soul, in Sweden, Europe. On the same day, The Rising Sons, featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder, record If The River Was Whiskey [Divin, Duck Blues], Flyin' So High and .44 Blues, in Hollywood, California, USA.
Procol Harum play in the Konserthallen Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, supported by The Gonks and The Harlem Kiddies.
Ten Years After play at Lorensberg Circus, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The Bee Gees play in The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Berkeley-based band Country Joe And The Fish play at Korensberg's Cirkus, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Deep Purple begin a week-long tour of Scandinavia at The Que Club, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
In Gothenburg, Sweden, where they are playing a gig at the Scandinavium Hall, Paul McCartney and his wife Linda are arrested on drug possession charges.
Saxophonist Sonny Rollins plays at the Umea Jazz Festival in Sweden.
Rebop Kwaku Baah, former percussionist for Traffic, dies of a brain haemorrhage in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Monsters Of Rock Festival with AC/DC, Van Halen, Gary Moore, Y+T, Accept and Motley Crue plays at Rasundastadion, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Iron Maiden play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, supported by Motley Crue.
Look Sharp by Roxette is awarded 5x platinum album status in Canada.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Professor Haakan Borglund of Uppsala University in Lund, Sweden, claims the woman Michael Jackson is married to is not really Lisa Marie Presley but a double.
The Bob Dylan tribute album, Love & Theft - en hylining till Bob Dylan, is recorded at Kagelbanen, Stockholm, Sweden. Artists participating include Mattias Hellberg, Love Olzon, The Chryslers, Granada and Anna Maria & Goran Kajfers.
Melody Club rise from No8 to No2 in the Swedish Singles Chart with Baby (Stand Up).
During a televised interview in Chez Vrony, Zermatt, Switzerland, Europe, Anni-Frid Lyngstadt, better known as Frida of Abba, states that she would be happy to take part in an Abba re-union. The stumbling block, however, is Benny and Bjorn, neither of whom are interested.
The Foo Fighters play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their Watch The Throne tour, Jay-Z and Kanye West, play at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The organisers of Sweden's popular Peace And Love music festival declare bankruptcy, and announce that the 2013 festival in Borlange, Sweden, Europe has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. The 40,000 capacity event was to have been headlined by Depeche Mode.
During a European tour, Ellie Goulding and her band travel from Offenbach, Germany, Europe, to Stockholm, Sweden.
Lana Del Rey releases a new single, West Coast, as a digital download on Universal Music Group in Belgium, France, Finalnd, Luxembourg, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, supported by Volbeat, Rival Sons and Bombus.
The Cure play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Lukas Graham play at Sentum Scene, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.