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Thurl Ravenscroft is born in Norfolk, Nebraska, USA. He will find success as an actor and basso profundo singer. He will work extensively for Disney movies and Disneyworld attractions. He will be the (uncredited) voice in the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" from the Christmas television special, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, but is perhaps best-known as the voice of Kellog's Frosted Flakes character Tony The Tiger, whose catchphrase "They'rrre grrreat!" will be delivered by Ravenscroft.
Popular singer Teresa Brewer appears in the tv show Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue in the USA, hosted by bandleader Paul Whiteman.
Kay Starr is the musical guest on The Colgate Comedy Hour on tv in the USA.
In UK tv show Off The Record, presenter Jack Payne does a run-down of the current singles chart. Not being a rock'n'roll fan, he comments that Elvis Presley's disc reaching No2 is 'amazing, but there it is?'.
Connie Francis is the musical guest on a US tv special hosted by actor Sid Caesar.
Johnny And The Hurricanes perform Rockin' Goose on popular tv show American Bandstand, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Everly Brothers appear live on tv's The Ford Show in the USA, singing with their host, country star Tennessee Ernie Ford.
Dick Clark C aravan of Stars plays the first night of a week of shows at The Centennial Exposition, Wichita, Kansas, USA, featuring Frankie Avalon, The Shirelles, Gary U.S. Bonds, Johnny And The Hurricanes and Chuck Jackson.
Teddy Randazzo sings Lady of Spain and Autumn in New York live on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA. Also featured on the show are doo-wop quartet The Wanderers.
Johnny Tillotson performs Dreamy Eyes on daily pop tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Anita Harris, Carole Carr, Bunny Lewis and Sid James are the panel on BBC-tv's record-rating show Juke Box Jury, presented by David Jacobs, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Dion performs Lovers Who Wander on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Helen Shapiro plays the first night of a week at The Grand Theatre, Leeds, UK. Also on the bill are The Red Price Combo, comedy music trio The Hillsiders and Colin Day. The show is compered by comedian Dave Allen.
Little Richard arrives by ship at Southampton, UK, to begin a tour and make tv appearances.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows, The Black and White Minstrels, Rudy Cardenas, Rosemary Clooney, Dickie Henderson, Frank Ifield, Eartha Kitt, Cleo Laine, Johnny Dankworth,, Harry Secombe, Andy Stewart, Sophie Tucker, Mike And Bernie Winters, Bob Hope and Edie Adams are seen on BBC tv in the UK during a broadcast of The Royal Variety Performance, which was recorded at The Palladium, London, in late April.
Bob Dylan spends the second of two days working in London, UK, on the BBC tv play The Madhouse On Castle Street.
Barbara Lynn performs You're Gonna Need Me on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Eddy Arnold and Carol Lawrence are the musical guests on US tv show Toast Of The Town, [aka The Ed Sullivan Show] recorded live in New York City, USA.
Weekly UK tv pop show Top Of The Pops features appearances by The Bachelors, Cilla Black and The Merseybeats.
The Rolling Stones appear on TV show Scene at 6.30 from Manchester, UK.
Cilla Black appears on UK tv show The Five O'Clock Club.
Olivia Newton-John appears on Australian tv's The Go!! Show.
Judy Garland spends the third of four days rehearsing in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for an upcoming appearance on The Andy Williams tv show.
The Byrds perform the Bob Dylan songs Mr. Tambourine Man and All I Really Want To Do on tv pop music series Hollywood A Go Go, recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Byrds play at Central Pier, Morecambe, England, UK and also make an appearance on the regional tv show Scene At 6.30.
The Temptations and P.J. Proby appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Alan Price Set plays on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
Love Is Blue by orchestra leader Paul Mauriat is released in the USA.
The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr guests on the Cilla Black Show on UK tv, and they perform a duet on Act Naturally.
Freddie And The Dreamers appear in their own British childrens' tv series Little Big Time.
The Doors are interviewed for the tv show Critique, in PBS Studios, New York City, USA.
British pop heart-throb Mark Wynter begins a spell as resident singer on UK tv series, According To Dora, starring comedienne Dora Bryan.
Sixty-five removal pantechnicons arrive at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, to move the BBC television staff and equipment across London to their new home at Television Centre, Shepherd's Bush.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono participate in a tv religious show, The Question Why, at the BBC's Lime Grove studios, London, UK.
UK tv series 45, recorded at Quay Street, Manchester, features Geordie, Hot Chocolate, John Christie, and Splinter. The show is hosted by Radio Luxembourg DJ Kid Jensen.
David Bowie records an appearance for Cher’s CBS-tv show in Los Angeles, California, USA, during which he duets with his host on Young Americans as part of a medley of other songs.
Slade are in Munich, Germany, Europe, recording an appearance on a tv show.
David Lee Roth of Van Halen fractures his nose and suffers a concussion when he leaps off Alex Van Halen's drum riser and hit the stage lights, during the recording an TV special in Rome, Italy, Europe.
Elkie Brooks is featured in an ATV live concert show, Rockstage, filmed at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
The first North American leg of Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz Diary Of A Madman tour ends at Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The recently re-formed Dinosaur Jr. appear on tv chat show The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in the USA.
Fomer Sugababes member Mutya Buena drops out of UK tv show Celebrity Big Brother, declaring that she can no longer bear being separated from her young daughter.
Lady Gaga wins Best International Female, International Album for The Fame and International Breakthrough Act at The BRIT Awards 2010 in Earl's Court, London, UK. Lily Allen wins as British Female Solo Artist. The Spice Girls secure the prize for Best Brits Performance of 30 Years and Robbie Williams scoops the Outstanding Contribution to Music. Williams also closes the evening with a live greatest hits set.
Lady Antebellum and Alice Cooper appear on BBC tv show Breakfast, in the UK.
Mariah Carey and Miguel perform live on the ABC tv show Good Morning America at Rumsey Playfield, New York City, USA.
Comedy trio The Lonely Island, with guest vocalist Alanis Morissette, perform Semicolon on tv show Kimmel in the USA.
Katy Perry appears on tv show Good Morning America at the ABC Times Square Studios, New York City, USA.
The Chainsmokers and Rozes play live together on tv's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in the USA.
Thomas Rhett plays live on tv's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in the USA.