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Blues-rock guitarist Robin Trower is born in London, England, UK, Europe.
The first UK popular music chart, the Top Twelve, is published in the pop paper NME (New Musical Express). Artists on the chart, compiled from sales at twenty major record stores, include Al Martino at No1 with Here In My Heart, plus Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Max Bygraves and, with no less than three entries, Vera Lynn.
Teddy Foster And His Orchestra play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Noel Coward is undertaking a four-week engagement at Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, accompanied by Carlton Hayes And His Orchestra and pianist/arranger Peter Matz.
According to some reports, The Beatles play at The Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. According to others, the group was already on board a train heading for Hamburg, Germany, Europe, to begin a second season of live dates in the city.
Benny Hill, Jess Conrad and Dickie Valentine appear on UK tv pop show, Thank Your Lucky Stars, filmed at Teddington Studios, Richmond, London, England, UK, Europe.
Johnnie Ray plays the seventh night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
A feature about the censorship of pop singles runs in UK pop weekly newspaper the NME [New Musical Express] under the headline 'Does Banning Death Pop Songs Make t hem Too Important?'
Mike Daniels And His Delta Jazzmen with Doreen Beatty and Mike Peters, plus The Florida Jazzmen perform live on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Jazz Club, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play at The Ricky-Tick, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
Mickey Finn And The Blue Men release a new single, Pills/Hush Your Mouth, on Oriole Records in the UK.
Millie In Jamaica, a tv special featuring Millie, is screened by Rediffusion in the UK. The show also features Cilla Black, Prince Buster, Jimmy Cliff, Lord Jellicoe, Byron lee, The Rockin' Berries and Sonny Boy Williamson.
The Ivy League play at The Domino, Manchester, England, UK.
The Four Pennies release a new single, Until It's Time For You To Go, in the UK. The song is written by Buffy Sainte-Marie.
T-Bone Walker opens a British tour at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Applejacks play at The Headland Pavilion, Bude, England, UK, Europe.
Donovan enters the UK singles chart for the third time with Turquoise which will peak, disappointingly, at No30. It will be over a year before he returns to the chart.
Wilson Pickett plays at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Lulu, P.J. Proby and Gary Walker (of The Walker Brothers) appear on UK radio show Pop Inn.
The Showstoppers play at Blaises Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Alan Bown play at Klook's Kleek, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
When Pink Floyd play at The College Of Commerce, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, the show is recorded for use on the forthcoming album Ummagumma.
Led Zeppelin play at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
When space-rock band Gong play at the Town Hall, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe, founder-member Daevid Allen quits the group claiming that an invisible force field has prevented him from going on stage.
Def Leppard play at Routes, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Cure play at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Cliff Richard begins a UK tour during which he performs gospel music.
The Jacksons enter the UK singles chart with Torture, which will peak at No26.
David Johansen plays the second of two nights at Dingwalls Camden Lock, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Touring in support of their album Razor's Edge, The Groundhogs play at The Bierkeller, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Wishbone Ash play at The Gaumont, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Mournblade play at The Naval Club, Tonypandy, Wales, UK, Europe.
On her first British tour, Anne Pigalle plays at The Venue, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Immaculate Fools play at U.M.I.S.T., Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Stone Roses play at The Hacienda, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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Whitesnake play at Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
Stephen Malkmus of Pavement fame, plays at Academy 2, Birmingham, England, UK.
Yazz plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Vanessa Amorosi releases a new album, Hazardous, in the UK on Universal Records.
Foals play at Harajuku Astro Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The second day of the V Festival is held at Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Shropshire, England, UK. Artists appearing today include The Kings Of Leon, Stereophonics and Paul Weller.
Alessi's Ark releases the LP The Still Life on Bella Union Records in the UK.
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Massive Attack play at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
John Cale plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the third of six nights at AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On the third leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at The BSA, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
Wasuremono play at The Bluedot Festival, Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
On their Are We There Yet? - 40th Anniversary Tour, Nine Below Zero play at The Wardrobe, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.