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Jane Froman performs the songs Side By Side, Black Magic and Anywhere I Wander on the CBS tv show USA Canteen, in the USA.
Comedienne and singer Martha Raye is the subject of This Is Your Life on NBC TV in the USA.
Long established as a radio show, The Grand Ole Opry makes its debut as a monthly tv show on the ABC network. Les Paul and Mary Ford headline the first broadcast.
Lita Roza appears in the BBC tv show This Is Show Business, in the UK.
Gene Vincent makes a live appearance on the Ozark Jubilee tv show, in Springfield, Missouri, USA.
Jack Scott sings What In the World's Come Over You on popular tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fats Domino performs My Girl Josephine and Walking To New Orleans, on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frank Sinatra and Bobby Rydell appear in US tv show Red Skelton's HollywoodTour.
Ricky Nelson sings You Are The Only One on popular tv show The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet in the USA.
Troy Shondell appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing This Time.
Frank Sinatra is the musical guest on tv's DuPont Show Of The Week in the USA.
The Cumberland Trio make their first live national radio appearance on tv's Hootenanny show in the USA.
Petula Clark appears on UK tv show All That Jazz.
Connie Francis demonstrates her versatility by appearing on tv's Jack Benny Show in the USA in a comedy sketch.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance on British TV pop show Scene At 6.30, which is recorded in Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Comedian and recording artist Allan Sherman appears on the Perry Como Show on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Beatles are in rehearsal in London for the next night's appearance on UK tv show Sunday Night At The London Palladium.
It is announced that, having filmed a pilot for his own half-hour-long musical variety tv show, Bobby Vinton is now working to have the show syndicated in the USA.
The Beach Boys appear on tv's Red Skelton Show in the USA.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops features a live performance of Shout by Lulu And The Luvvers.
The Hollies appear on UK tv kids' show, Crackerjack.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames become the resident beat group on UK tv show The Beat Room. The Moody Blues also appear in tonight's show.
Louis Armstrong is seen on the ABC-tv show The Hollywood Palace, which had been pre-recorded at The ABC Palace Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. He performs Hello Dolly, Mack The Knife, Blueberry Hill and other tracks.
UK tv show Scene At 6.30 features Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames.
Billy Fury stars in the first edition of a new tv pop music show, Chart Busters, on Southern-tv in the UK.
A new musical comedy program, Operation: Entertainment, begins on ABC-tv in the USA, aimed at past and present veterans of the military in the USA. The first edition features Louis Armstrong, Vikki Carr, The Lennon Sisters and Checkmates Ltd. Each week, the show will be filmed at a different military base with a different host, and it will run for a little over one year.
The Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra appears on the NET-tv show Jazz Casual in San Francisco, California, USA.
Mary Hopkin, a young Welsh singer, appears on the tv talent show Opportunity Knocks in the UK. She is seen by top model Twiggy, who will recommend her to Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
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The Kinks are seen on the BBC2-tv show Colour Me Pop, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Nina Simone, Dusty Springfield and The Dubliners appear on tv show Frost On Sunday in London, England, UK, Europe.
David Cassidy makes his Broadway, New York City, USA, debut in the stage musical The Fig Leaves Are Falling. The show will close after four performances but a casting director who sees it invites Cassidy to take a screen test. In 1969, Cassidy will move to Los Angeles, California, USA, where he will find success in the cast of tv series The Partridge Family.
Petula Clark celebrates her 30th anniversary in show business with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. The show is filmed and will be broadcast as the first program ever transmitted in colour by the BBC.
Folk singer-songwriter Jake Thackray plays at The Tunnel, Oxford, England, UK, Europe. Intriguingly, a ticket for this show is used as an alibi in an episode of the tv series Endeavour.
The Police make their debut on BBC TV's weekly music chart show Top Of The Pops, performing Roxanne.
Just Nu! by Tomas Ledin reaches No1 in the Singles Chart in Sweden, Europe,.
The tv special Shirley MacLaine - Every Little Movement, with guest Dean Martin, is broadcast on CBS-tv in the USA.
Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz play at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
In Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, Sting of The Police begins work as an actor on the BBC-tv film, Artemis 81.
Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Motley Crue.
David Cassidy plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that Alanis Morissette is to star in a forthcoming US tv sitcom, We're With The Band.
The Asian MTV Video Music Awards are held at the Tokyo Bay NK Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia. Okinawan hip hop group Orange Range wins three prizes, including the Best Video award. Amuro Namie becomes the first artist to pick up an award four years running, securing the Best Asian Performing Artist and the Best R'n'B Video. Visiting special guest Mariah Carey collects the International Video Icon award.
Following a successful Twitter campaign run by his fans, Justin Bieber appears on tv show Saturday Night Live in the USA.
Paul McCartney performs an outdoor concert for the tv show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Konig Pilsner Arena, Oberhausen, Germany, Europe.
Oritse Williams, formerly a member of boy band JLS, is charged with raping a fan at a hotel in Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe in December 2016.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by Judas Priest.