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Slim Wilson, country music singer, songwriter, bandleader, and radio and TV personality is born in Christian County, Missouri, USA. He will become a cornerstone of country music in the Ozarks for more than fifty years.
Singing duo The Bell Sisters sing The Waiting Song in their audition for Peter Potter's Search For A Song tv show in Los Angeles, California, USA. They pass the audition and are given a show date of 26 September.
Broadcasting magazine in the USA reports that country group The Diamond Brothers has been signed to a recording contract by RCA Victor after winning the Talent Search Country Style show on NBC-tv.
Popular singer Jane Morgan appears on the Toast Of The Town tv show, hosted by Ed Sullivan inNew York City, USA. Also appearing is The Notre Dame Glee Club.
Country music vocalist Freddie Hart plays at The Jubilee Ballroom, Baldwin Park, California, USA, and also makes a live appearance on the KABC tv show Country America in Los Angeles.
Bill Haley And His Comets record Happy Homer at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, USA. Happy Homer, a man made of wood with a house for a head, is the company mascot of Staggs-Built Homes, a company which markets wooden homes. The track is purely a promotional TV item, never intended for public release.
Dorsey Burnette appears on popular tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Johnny Tillotson sings Jimmy's Girl on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
It is announced that novelty music act The Chipmunks is to be given its own tv series, Alvin And The Chipmunks, on CBS-tv in the USA. The show is set to debut in the autumn.
Joan Regan, Allan Bruce, Patrick O'Mahony, The Polka Dots, and Woolf Phillips And His Orchestra perform live on the BBC tv show Be My Guest in London, England, UK, Europe.
Songwriter-singer Jackie De Shannon makes her national tv debut on the Jackie Gleason Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
The Three Flames and Robert Merrill are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on tv in the USA. Also appearing are Claudia Cardinale and Mel Brooks.
The Harmonicats are the musical guests on today's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, in the USA.
Kathy Kirby appears on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
A live appearance on tv show Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) is taped by The Beatles at Teddington Studio Centre, Teddington, UK.
Folk-music duo Ian and Sylvia Tyson appear on The Steve Allen Playhouse on tv in the USA.
Latin music bandleader Xavier Cugat appears on tv's The Mike Douglas Show in the USA.
The Animals appear on tv's Ed Sullivan Show, recorded in New York City, USA.
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Harry Belafonte appears in the Silver Anniversary Edition of popular tv show The Bell Telephone Hour in the USA.
Dusty Springfield appears on UK tv's Eamonn Andrews Show.
TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features James Brown performing Try Me and Prisoner of Love; Nino Tempo And April Stevens performing Deep Purple and Swing Me.
Sandie Shaw spends the second of four days making tv appearances in Paris, France, Europe.
A tv special, The Divine Dionne Warwick, is transmitted in the UK.
The Countrymen, The Barry Sisters, Steve Benbow, Jack Armstrong And His Barnstormers and The Harry Hayward Hustlers perform country music live on Barn Dance on BBC1 tv in London, England, UK.
The Five Dallas Boys appear on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience do a TV recording for Ready Steady Go, in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Beatles are filming scenes for their tv special, Magical Mystery Tour, at the Raymond Revuebar, Walker's Court, London, UK.
The Buffalo Springfield spend the last of five days filming for The Sights and Sounds of San Francisco, at KGO (TV) Studio, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Spencer Davis Group appear on UK tv show Good evening, hosted by Jonathan King.
The Sixth Annual Block Booking Conference opens at The White Horse Inn, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The event lasts for four days and features live entertainment from Paul Anka, Pieces Of Eight, Boots Randolph and Booker T And The MG's. Entrepreneur Dick Clark is the event's keynote speaker.
The Monkees are working on songs including Empire, Long Title and Lady's Baby, at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Stephen Stills and Dewey Martin of Buffalo Springfield both play on Monkee Peter Tork's Do I Have To Do This All Over Again.
The Everly Brothers, Minnie Pearl and Gladys Knight and The Pips appear on the ABC-tv series Operation Entertainment in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra perform live on WBBM-tv's show Dial M For Music in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Janis Joplin And The Kozmic Blues Band tape a performance for the Music Scene tv show in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Teen idol Frankie Avalon has an acting role in an episode of the American tv series It Takes a Thief, entitled A Friend in Deed.
Mama Cass Elliot and Kenny Rogers are the guests on tonight's edition of tv's Johnny Cash Show in the USA.
Black Sabbath, including Ozzy Osbourne, plays in The Konzerthaus, Koln, Germany, Europe.
Status Quo perform their current single Down Down on weekly UK tv show Top Of The Pops. The show is hosted by Jimmy Savile.
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Paul McCartney completes two days of filming the video for his single, Coming Up, at Ewart Television Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Everly Brothers' reunion special is broadcast on HBO in the USA.
Paul McCartney is interviewed on UK tv chat show Wogan.
Bell Biv Devoe are the musical guests on tonight's edition of the Arsenio Hall Show on tv in the USA.
Sting records an hour-long UK tv special for Top Of The Pops at the BBC Television Centre in London, UK, to an audience drawn from his fan club.
Bell Biv DeVoe perform on tv show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in New York City, USA.
Former teen pop idol and tv star David Cassidy, is arrested (again) for drunken driving in Los Angeles, California, USA, after he makes an illegal right turn against a red light. He is held overnight in jail, and will be ordered to go to in-patient rehabilitation and put on probation for five years.
Sam Smith performs Stay With Me and Lay Me Down on tv show Saturday Night Live in the USA.
The Band Perry's video for their song Chainsaw video makes its debut on CMT.
Billy Ocean performs live with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on tv in the USA.
Graham Nash delivers a heartfelt attack on Donald Trump and America's swing to the political right, during an appearance on Breakfast tv in the UK, to promote his new LP, This Path Tonight.
While acting as a guest co-host on the US tv breakfast show Today, pop star Meghan Trainor reveals that she has not yet decided what kind of wedding she and her actor-fiancee Daryl Sabara will have.
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