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A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Musical comedy The Only Girl, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The Belasco Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record I'd Climb The Highest Mountain [If I Knew I'd Find You], Chinese Moon, When It's June Down There and Only You And Lonely Me for Imperial Records in London, UK.
Buster Bailey And His Rhythm Busters record Afternoon In Africa and Dizzy Debutante in New York City, USA, for Vocalion Records.
Gene Krupa, with vocalist Anita O'Day, records I Hear Music for OKeh Records in New York City, USA.
Chrissie Hynde, leader of The Pretenders, is born in Akron, Ohio, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Billy Ward And The Dominoes record The Bells for Federal Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. This turns out to be vocalist Clyde McPhatter's final session with the group.
Ruth Brown and Billy Eckstine are undertaking an eight-day tour of the West Coast of the USA.
Jazz clarinet player Omer Simeon, who worked with Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Kid Ory, Coleman Hawkins and many others, dies of throat cancer, aged 57, in New York City, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Limeliters are playing during a one-week engagement at The Racquet Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Baz Luhrmann, film director, producer, screenwriter, actor and pop hitmaker, is born in Sydney, Australia.
The Top Ten records played on WABC Radio, New York City, USA, for this week, are as follows :

1. Be My Baby - The Ronettes (Philles)

2. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels (Smash)

3. Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton (Epic)

4. The Monkey Time - Major Lance (Okeh)

5. Heat Wave - Martha And The Vandellas (Gordy)

6. Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals (Philles)

7. If I Had a Hammer - Trini Lopez (Reprise]

8. Sally, Go 'Round the Roses - The Jaynetts (Tuff)

9. Cry Baby - Garnet Mimms And the Enchanters (United Artists]

10. Mickey's Monkey - The Miracles (Tamla)

The Rolling Stones play at The British Legion, South Harrow, London, England, UK, Europe. Support band is local combo Blues By Five.
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The Contours record Do The See Saw for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The penultimate edition of BBC radio series Pop Go The Beatles, starring The Beatles, is broadcast in the UK.
Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Brenda Lee appears on BBC radio show Top Gear in London, UK.
Gary Farr and the T-Bones play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play the second of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band plays the last of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill is The Sunshine Company.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
During a tour of Australia, Oceania, The Monkees hold a press conference in Melbourne.
The New Yardbirds, later to re-name themselves Led Zeppelin, play in Malmo, Sweden, Europe.
Two San Francisco-based acts, Santana and Country Joe McDonald, play at Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Santana and Country Joe McDonald play at Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Revillos play at The Caledonian Hotel, Inverness, Scotland.
The Michael Schenker Group plays at The Odeon, Birmingham, UK.
Talking Heads play in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure tour, Rush play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Touring in support of his current LP, Vive Le Rock, Adam Ant plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Pixies play at Sala Universal Sur, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
On his Seriously, Live! World Tour, Phil Collins plays the first of three nights at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
Marie Osmond is a guest on the tv show Music Row Video, and on the same day her brother Donny Osmond guests on Larry King Live.
On the Pump tour, Aerosmith play the first of three nights at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, unveils a bronze statue of Hank Williams on the 75th anniversary of his birth. His children, Hank Williams Jr. and Jett Williams, meet for the first time at the ceremony.
Coldplay play at the UMB Bank Pavilion, Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA.
Recently deceased blues singer and guitarist Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown is buried in his hometown of Orange, Texas, USA.
Fun Lovin' Criminals play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Maroon 5 release their third LP, Hands All Over, on A+M/Octone Records in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Australia.
C.W.Stoneking And His Primitive Horn Orchestra play at Veka Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland, Europe.
The Script play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, UK.
Barefoot Blue Jean Night by Jake Owen reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
Grizzly Bear release their fourth studio album, Shields in the UK.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays the second of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
It is reported that the Warner Music Group is set to buy EMP Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH (EMP), one of Europe’s biggest music merchandising companies, in a deal thought to be worth $180m.