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Isidore Caesar is born in Manhattan's Lower East Side, New York City, USA. He will find fame as lyricist and composer Irving Caesar
. Although he will be credited with over 700 compositions in his long career, he is perhaps best-known as the lyricist of Tea For Two
, Just A Gigolo and Animal Crackers in My Soup.
Haley's Full Concert Band plays at Chesapeake Beach, Washington, DC, USA.
The musical comedy The Wild Rose
is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
The Arena in Chesapeake Junction, Washington DC, USA, is open for dancing every evening with attractions including "Shady Park And Grounds Excellent Cafe and Good Music". The venue is, however, described as a "Colored Pleasure Resort" and is "Exclusive for colored people".
Musical revue The Show Is On
, starring Beatrice Lillie and Bert Lahr, plays at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, where it will run for 236 performances.
fails to appear for a gig in Trenton, New Jersey, USA, as a result of which legal action will be taken against her.
The Robins, later to become The Coasters
, play at The Savoy Ballroom in Los Angeles, California, USA, with Richard Lewis and his Band.
Italian car manufacturer Fiat launches the Nuova Cinquecento (New 500), a two-cylinder rear-engined four-seater, intended as an Italian "people’s car." 3.5m of these 500s will be sold between 1957 and 1975, when Fiat halted production. The 1996 song 500 (Shake Baby Shake) by Lush
was inspired by the Fiat 500, which songwriter Emma Anderson coveted.
is born in Oakland, California, USA. He will enjoy success, largely in the realms of tv and movie soundtracks, as a composer, arranger, orchestrator, music producer and pianist/keyboardist after moving to Los Angeles in 1987.
Folk musician 'Red' Buck Estes records a wordless vocal
improvisation entitled Whoopin'
, at Mammoth
, Kentucky, USA.
The Ike And Tina Turner
Revue, featuring The Ike-etts, Jimmy Thomas, Vanetta Fields, Vernon Guy, Robbie Montgomery, Bobby John, Flora Williams and Stacy Johnson, plays at Sunset Lake Park, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And The Union Gap and Lou Rawls
play at the Summer Music Festival, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Blue Öyster Cult, REO Speedwagon, Randy Hansen, Sammy Hagar and Triumph play at The Day On The Green, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue
fires a huge rocket from his backyard in Los Angeles, California, USA. It sets fire to a 40 foot palm tree which then falls onto his 1965 Mustang convertible, setting it ablaze.
Paul Stanley of Kiss suffers neck injuries in a car crash in Pelham, New York State, USA, which necessitates the cancellation of one upcoming show.
play their final concert together, in The Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
of Guns N' Roses attacks a fan who is taking photographs at a concert in the Riverport Performing Arts Center, Maryland Heights, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 2,500 fans riot, the show is stopped, $200,000 worth of damage is done, sixty people are injured and sixteen arrested.
Steven Rappaport of 1963 one-hit-wonder band The Ran-Dells
dies of a heart attack in Maui, Hawaii, USA. The band's solitary hit single, Martian Hop
, remains a novelty pop classic.
play at The Socorro Entertainment Center, El Paso, Texas, USA.
plays at The Kunstrasen Gronau, Bonn, Germany, Europe.
plays at the Filmnachte Am Elbufer, Dresden, Germany, Europe.
releases his twelfth studio album, Magna Carta... Holy Grail
, as a digital download worldwide [except the UK, Australia, Germany, Canada and the USA].