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Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
S.H. Gray's Vaudeville Repertorie Company is playing at The Iceland Theatre, Washington DC, USA. Performers include the singing and dancing sister team Bumbray And Willis. Miss Bumbray is desribed as "a real coon shouter" who "delivers the goods" in a show "full of fun, mirth, laughs, songs, dances and pretty girls."
George Evans is born in Wood Green, London, England, UK. He will find success as a jazz bandleader, tenor saxophonist, composer and vocalist
Mrs Jack Hylton and Her Band, with vocalist Jimmy Miller, record I Nearly Let Love Go Slipping Through My Fingers and Got To Dance My Way To Heaven, in London, UK, for Crown Records.
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra record Let 'er Go, I Can't Get Started, Turn On That Red Hot Heat and other tracks in New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra play the second night in a week of dates at The Palace Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Uwe Nettelbeck is born in Mannheim, Germany, Europe. He will find success as a record producer, journalist and film critic, best-known as the creator and producer of the pioneering krautrock band, Faust.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Kerry Chater is born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He will find success as bassist with late 60s band Gary Pucket And The Union Gap.
At The Town Hall Concert Chamber, Auckland, New Zealand, pianist Crombie Murdoch, singer Mavis Rivers and saxophonist Julian Lee play in the first jazz concert ever staged in the city.
Earl Bostic And His Band are playing during two weeks at The Blackhawk Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sh-Boom by The Crew-Cuts becomes the fastest-moving record to reach the Billboard magazine Top Ten Singles Chart, taking just three weeks from release. The song is a cover of an original version by black r'n'b group The Chords.
Bill Haley and His Comets appear on US tv show Toast Of The Town, hosted by Ed Sullivan, performing Rock Around The Clock.
The Chet Baker Quartet plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Philadelphia-based instrumental rock trio The Virtues play at the Apache Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, still riding on the success of their 1959 Top 5 hit, Guitar Boogie Shuffle.
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin play a concert in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Town Hall, Litherland, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens play the fifth of fourteen nights at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Twangy guitar man Duane Eddy continues with his eight-week season at the Beachcomber Club, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at The Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
The Beatles play the second of two nights at the Springfield Ballroom, St. Saviour, Jersey, UK, Europe.
Al Hirt plays at the Berkshire Music Barn, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Marquee Club, Wardour Street, Soho, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones appear live on UK tv show Ready Steady Go!, in London, UK, to promote their new single, It's All Over Now. Cilla Black, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Kenny Lynch and The Nashville Teens appear in the same edition.
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Cliff Richard and The Shadows begin a European tour in Frejus, France, Europe.
Elvis Presley begins twelve days of filming the movie Paradise Hawaiian Style, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett is playing during a two-week season at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Barry Goldberg Reunion plays the first of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rockets.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Columbia, Illinois.
Heavy rock band V1 record several demos at Spaceward Studios, Cambridge, UK.
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Touring in support of his album Bat Out Of Hell, Meat Loaf plays in Winnipeg, Canada.
Asylums In Jerusalem/Jacques Derrida by Scritti Politti, enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No43 during a five week stay.
The Icicle Works play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe supported by The Gene Tryp.
White China play at The Pink Toothbrush, Rayleigh, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan ends the current leg of his North American tour, playing at The County Bowl, Santa Barbara, California, USA, supported by The Alarm.
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Radiohead release a new single, Just, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Status Quo visit the set of long-running UK tv soap Coronation Street to film an appearance as themselves playing as the band at cast member Les Battersby's wedding.
Bob Dylan plays in the QuikTrip Park, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Robbie Williams marries girlfriend Ayda Field at his mansion in Beverly Hills, California, USA. The wedding, held in a white marquee, is attended by a small gathering of close family members and friends.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Taylor Swift releases her new single, Mine, in Greece and Switzerland, Europe.
The Kottonmouth Kings play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Rapper Big Boi of Outkast is arrested, as he disembarks from a cruise ship at Port Miami, Florida, USA, for possession of drugs including ecstasy and Viagra.
Ladies' Code play a guerilla concert at Myeong Dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
Kasabian play at Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Ray LaMontagne plays at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at The Sporting Club, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Europe.