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is born in Warlington, Mildenhall, Suffolk, UK. A successful producer, songwriter and musician, Thornally will also play with The Cure
and release solo recordings.
Jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd
records Ghana and Lex at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for Blue Note
is born in San Diego, California, USA. She will be a founding member of The Dream Syndicate
before pursuing asolo career as a singer-songwriter.
releases a new single, Burning Bridges, in the USA.
And His Orchestra record It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) at Radio Recorders
, Hollywood,Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays the seventh of ten nights at The 500 Club, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
gives the first of three consecutive performances at The State Fair in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
plays the sixth of seven nights at The Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley
Six-year-old Ruby Bridges
makes history as the first African-American child to attend a public school in Louisiana, USA. To enter the school, Ruby has to walk through a jeering crowd hurling racist insults with fists raised. Ruby's courageous walk will become a pivotal image marking the start of the desegregation of public schools in the USA. The song Ruby's Shoes
, released in 2000 by Lori McKenna
, is about Ruby Bridges
Jazz saxophonist Art Pepper
spends the last of three days recording the album Intensity
for Contemporary Records
in New York City, USA. This is his last recording session before going to jail on heroin possession charges.
plays the fourth of six nights at Pep's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.