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It is reported, with anger, in the Sydney Christian Monitor that visiting gospel group The Fisk Jubilee Singers
has been refused rooms in every leading hotel in Sydney, Australia, because of the colour of their skins.
The New English Musical Comedy Company is presenting the musical show The Girl On The Film at Her Majesty's Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
Sgt. Alvin York of the United States Army shoots dead six German soldiers attacking him and his men near Hill 223 (49.28558°N 4.95242°E) along the Decauville rail-line north of Chatel-Chéhéry, France, Europe. He also leads an assault which cleans out a German machine-gun nest. His bravery will earn him the Medal Of Honour, make him a national hero in the USA, and will inspire the song Sergeant York
by country singer Archie Campbell
And His Orchestra play in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
Robert Bell is born in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. He will find fame as Kool of disco sensations Kool and the Gang
The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox
is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
The first Dick Clark Caravan
Of Stars package tour plays in Columbus, Ohio, USA, with acts including Paul Anka
, The Drifters
, Duane Eddy
, Lloyd Price
, LaVern Baker
, The Coasters
, The Skyliners
and Bobby Rydell
The Biggest Show of Stars for 61, a package tour featuring
Having completed a tour of the USA, Judy Garland
returns to New York City.
And His Orchestra are playing at The Surf Ballroom, Clear Lake, Iowa, USA.
And The Blue Flames play at The Manor House, London, England, UK.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
is playing during a week of shows at The Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC, USA.
The Hello People are playing at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The MC5 and The Stooges celebrate their recent signing to Elektra Records
with a show at The 5 Dimension (aka The Fifth Dimension), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Blood, Sweat And Tears record Sometimes In Winter, at CBS 30th Street Studio (aka Columbia 30th Street Studio, aka 'The Church'), Manhattan, New York City, New York
play in Onondaga County War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
release their twelfth LP, the double-album Tusk
, on Warner Bros. Records in the USA. The album is released several days early after tracks have been played without authorisation on radio stations in the USA.
The musical 42nd Street
is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
play at Pabellone Principe Felipe, Zaragoza, Spain, Europe.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael
plays at The Forest National, Brussels, Belgium.
Philip Chevron, guitarist and songwriter of The Pogues
and founder of Radiators From Space, dies of cancer
, aged 56, in Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
- a musical based on the songs of Carole King
, has its official premiere at The Curran Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
On his x (Multiply) tour, Ed Sheeran
plays the first of two nights at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
On Instagram, Taylor Swift
reveals her cover shot from the upcoming issue of GQ magazine.