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Ted Sears is born in Massachusetts, USA. he will find success as an animator, lyricist and scriptwriter, best-known for his work for Disney, where he worked as a writer from 1931 until his death.
Lillian Glinn is born in Hillsboro, Texas, USA. She will find success as a pioneering female blues and country blues singer and songwriter.
The Revillon Trio record The Rosary for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Nap Lavoi And His Sensational Moonlight Ramblers play at The Arcadia Ballroom, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA.
Joshua White, aka Josh White, records Things About Coming My Way for Perfect Records in New York City, USA. On the same day, under the name Pinewood Tom, he records Greenville Sheik for ARC Records.
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra are playing during a six-week residency at The Raymor Ballroom, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra are the band in residence at the Million Dollar Golden Gate Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Dance band leader Harry James marries actress Betty Grable in the USA.
Jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine plays the second night of two weeks at Ciro's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jazz, blues and gospel vocalist Ethel Waters is the musical guest on tv show This Is Show Business in the USA.
Tex Beneke And His Orchestra (with musical arrangements by Henry Mancini) records Diga Diga Doo, The Day Isn't Long Enough, The Chesapeake And Ohio and Cock-A-Doodle-E-Do, for MGM Records in RCA Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The John Coltrane Orchestra records Greensleeves, Africa and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Impulse Records.
Bobby Rydell plays the thirteenth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Ray Charles plays the second night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, supported by Maxine Brown plus Don And Juan.
Gospel group The Capitol City Stars record It's All Right, Friends Talk About Me and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Tru-Sound Records.
Clyde McPhatter, Ketty Lester and Shep And The Limelites play the third night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Bobby Darin records My Melancholy Baby, You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You and I Cried For You in Capitol Recording Studios, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. arrives in the UK for live concerts.
King Curtis plays the sixth night of two weeks of shows at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The Wynton Kelly Quintet record Not A Tear, The South Seas and Fall Of Love in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Kentucky Colonels release the album Appalachian Swing in the USA on World Pacific Records. The group includes Clarence White who will go on to play guitar with The Byrds.
The Fugs play the second of five consecutive Saturday gigs at The Bridge Theatre, New York City, USA.
Mony Mony by Tommy James And The Shondells, returns to the UK No1 single spot.
Dusty Springfield begins recording tracks with producer Jerry Wexler in American Recording Studio, 827 Thomas Street, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, which will appear on her album Dusty In Memphis.
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The Box Tops play at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, UK.
Robbie McIntosh, drummer for The Average White Band dies of an accidental heroin overdose at a party thrown by record company executive Kenneth Moss in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Fellow band member Alan Gorrie, who also partakes of the heroin, is rescued by the quick-thinking of his girlfriend, Cher, who takes him home and looks after him.
On their Back In Black tour, AC/DC play at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA, supported by Humble Pie.
Rod Stewart plays at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Wilson Phillips by Wilson Phillips is certified as a double-platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Alanis Morissette plays at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Peter Murphy plays at The Music Box At The Fonda, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Alabama 3 play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Jay-Z and Beyonce attend the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France, Europe.
Lissie plays at The Music Box, Hollywood, California, USA, supported by The Pierces and George Stanford.
Lindsey Buckingham plays at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, George Strait plays at The Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California, USA.
Bombay Bicycle Club play at The Gothic Theatre, Englewood, Colorado, USA.
Chicago play at The Hard Rock Casino, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Writing a guest post on David Byrne's website, musician and record producer Brian Eno attacks America's involvement in the Israel-Gaza conflict. Among the many points he raises is, "Why does America continue its blind support of this one-sided exercise in ethnic cleansing?"
Carl Barat And The Jackals play at Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
On their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, supported by Jamie Lawson and Augustana.
On their Empires Tour, Hillsong United play at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Hills by The Weeknd is declared to have achieved 3x Platinum Digital Download status in Canada.
On her Anti World Tour, Rihanna plays at The SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA.
Drake walks off with thirteen trophies at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, dominating the event at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Cher and Bruno Mars perform live.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays at The Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, England, UK, Europe.
On their An Evening With Fleetwood Mac tour (86 shows in all), Fleetwood Mac play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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