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James David Buttolph Jr. is born in New York City, USA. He will achieve success as film and tv music composer David Buttolph, with over 300 film scores to his credit.
Nat King Cole and The Wayne Marlin Trio are the musical guests on tv show The Colgate Comedy Hour, hosted by Spike Jones.
During filming of the I Love Lucy tv series episode Breaking The Lease in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, Desi Arnaz And His Orchestra play Sweet Sue - Just You, El Cumbanchero, The Mexican Hat Dance, I Want a Girl and La Raspa.
Frankie Laine is the subject of This Is Your Life on NBC TV in the USA.
Singer Giselle MacKenzie is the subject of This Is Your Life on NBC TV in the USA.
The Mike Pedicin Quartet perform Shake A Hand and Dickie-Doo on US tv show Dick Clark's American Bandstand.
UK tv pop show Oh Boy! broadcasts its first edition in the USA on ABC-tv, featuring Cliff Richard, Lord Rockingham's XI and the John Barry Seven.
Blues star Champion Jack Dupree appears on UK tv show Jazz Club.
Frankie Ford appears on tv show American Bandstand in the USA, performing Time After Time
A US tv special, Those Ragtime Years, is broadcast, featuring performances by Hoagy Carmichael, Eubie Blake, Minns And James, The Billy B. Quartet, The Wilbur De Paris Band, and The Clara Ward Singers.
Alma Cogan is tonight's guest on Cliff Richards' weekly tv show in the UK.
Paul Anka is the guest musician on NBC-tv's Perry Como Show in the USA. Anka's performance is on videotape.
Gary U.S. Bonds and Frank Gari are the performers on today';s edition of popular tv show American Bandstand in W-fil Studios, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Dick Clark C aravan of Stars, featuring Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Freddy Cannon, The Shirelles, Gary U.S. Bonds and Johnny And The Hurricanes, plays the last of four nights at The State Fair, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Rosemary Clooney quits US tv show The Bell Telephone Hour in the USA because the network has asked her to drop the song If Love Were All. Clooney has just split with her husband, the actor Jose Ferrer, and the network feels that the song might have embarrassing personal connotations. (1961) (censorship)
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Cy Grant sings a news-based calypso on the BBC-tv topical magazine show Tonight, broadcast live from London, England, UK.
Actress/singer Nia Peeples is born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rod McKuen appears as an imposter on an episode of tv quiz show To Tell the Truth in New York City, USA. When asked in the show describe his real occupation, he replies, "I'm a published poet and Twist singer".
Weekly UK tv pop show Thank Your Lucky Stars, filmed in Alpha Television Studios, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, features Little Richard.
The first edition of a new tv pop music show, Ready, Steady, Go!, presented by Keith Fordyce and David Gell, is broadcast in the UK. Artists appearing include Pat Boone, Billy Fury, Burl Ives, Chris Barber and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes. Dance band leader Joe Loss judges a dance contest.
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When The Beatles tape a performance for UK tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars at Alpha Television Studios, Birmingham, almost 2000 fans attempt to storm the studio.
Judy Garland sings As Long As He Needs Me and other songs on The Judy Garland Show on tv in the USA.
Lulu and Adam Faith appear as panellists on record-rating tv show Juke Box Jury in London, UK.
Peter And Gordon record an appearance on tv show Shindig!, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Standells appear as The Love Bugs in the short-lived tv sitcom, The Bing Crosby Show in the USA, in which Crosby is somewhat typecast as middle-aged crooner Bing Collins.
Tom Jones makes his first major tv appearance on UK tv series The Billy Cotton Band Show.
Popular tv show Shindig! in the USA features Neil Sedaka performing Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Millie Small with My Boy Lollipop, and Jerry Lee Lewis with I Believe In You.
Jose Feliciano performs live on the Mike Douglas Show, a nationally syndicated tv show in the USA.
A new tv rock show, Where The Action Is, hosted by Dick Clark, has its first broadcast in the USA. Paul Revere And The Raiders are the regular band every week, and guests on this first episode include Jan And Dean performing Surf City. The theme song, Action, is performed by Freddy Cannon.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Bobby Rydell performing Forget Him and Wildwood Days; Paul Revere And The Raiders performing Searchin'
The Friedrich Gulda Eurojazz Orchestra plays in Grosser Saal des Wiener Musikvereins, Vienna, Austria, Europe. The show is broadcast live on tv.
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra are rehearsing for an imminent appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Nancy Ames is the musical guest on the tv show Bob Braun's 50-50 Club in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Pat Boone officiates during the ribbon-cutting ceremonies to open the new branch of Tele-Quick, a national TV repair firm, at 3705 Nolensville Road, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Boone is a part-owner of the firm.
Tonight's broadcast of The Smothers Brothers tv show in the USA is cancelled following a row over on-air censorship of folk diva Joan Baez who had dedicated the song The Green, Green Grass Of Home to her husband David Harris, currently serving time in jail as a draft resistor. On the same show she and The Smothers Brothers perform the Bob Dylan song I Shall Be Released - another evident comment on her husband's plight.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono spend the fourth of five days being filmed for a BBC tv 24 Hours documentary, The World Of John And Yoko. On this day they are filmed re-making their experimental film Apotheosis in Lavenham, UK, and at The Bull hotel in Long Melford.
Donna Summer appears in ABC-tv's 50th American Presidential Inaugural Gala.
The Madonna single Vogue has its video premiered on MTV in the USA.
Jody Watley and The Newtrons appear on tv show Soul Train in the USA.
Patti LaBelle tapes a tv special with the Boston Pops Orchestra in the USA.
Tonight's edition of animated tv series South Park, entitled Timmy 2000, guest stars Phil Collins, who is seen throughout the show clutching his 1999 Academy Award for the song You'll Be In My Heart.
The Cure, Deftones, Blink 182, Interpol, AFI and Razorlight play in MTV's Cure – Icon show at Old Billingsgate Market, London, England, UK.
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Kelly Osbourne releases her second album, Sleeping In The Nothing, which was recorded while she was in rehab.
A Night With Robert Plant on BBC2 tv in the UK, features a documentary entitled By Myself, his recent Electric Proms gig plus a compilation of Plant's appearances on the live music tv show Later.
Bell Biv DeVoe perform on tv show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in New York City, USA.
Beck and J. Tillman are the musical guests on tv show Saturday Night Live in New York City, USA.
On her Violetta Live International Tour 2015, Argentinian Disney tv series star Violetta (real name Martina Stoessel) plays at The National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland, Europe.
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