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performs the songs Side By Side, Black Magic and Anywhere I Wander on the CBS tv show USA Canteen, 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.
appears in the BBC tv show This Is Show Business, in the UK.
makes a live appearance on the Ozark Jubilee tv show, in Springfield, Missouri, USA.
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.
The Rolling Stones
make their first appearance on British TV pop show Scene At 6.30, which is recorded in Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
performs an outdoor concert for the tv show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.