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A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
Vocalist and pianist Speckled Red records The Dirty Dozen in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Giovanna Carmella Babbo is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She will find success in the 1950s as pop singer Joni James, placing 23 hits on the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart.
Blanche Calloway And Her Orchestra play the fourth of seven nights at The Pearl Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra record Let 'Er Go, and What's Your Story? [What's Your Jive?] in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
The Bell Sisters record Piece A-Puddin' and Hi-Diddle-Diddle for RCA Records in the USA.
Annette Klooger, Jackie Lee and The Three Deuces appear in the ABC-TV show Music Shop in the UK.
Nick Reynolds of the Kingston Trio marries his girlfriend Joan in San Francisco.
Billed as 'Newport Jazz Festival', The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Dizzie Gillespie Quintet, The Buck Clayton All-Stars and The Vic Ash Quintet play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Sam Cooke plays the last of seven nights at The Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
Brill Building songwriter Carole King scores her first Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA entry with It Might As Well Rain Until September, which will peak at No22.
Folk music's elder statesman Pete Seeger writes a note to young singer-songwriter Phil Ochs, criticising one of his songs, about the John Birch Society, as being 'sophomoric'.
What Time Is It? by The Jive Five is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No88.
The Rolling Stones play at The Ealing Jazz Club, Ealing, London, UK.
Waylon Jennings, with Herb Alpert as producer, records Sing The Girls A Song, Bill and River Boy, at Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley calls in a doctor to his home at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The doctor examines him and schedules him to have a chest X-ray.
The Black And White Minstrel Show is playing during a season at Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluebreakers play at The Pontiac Club, Zeeta House, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Charlatans and Buddy Guy play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Vikki Carr is playing during three weeks at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Buddy Miles Express play the last of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country Joe and The Fish play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Making Plans for Nigel by XTC enters the UK pop singles charts, where it will peak at No17.
On his Midnight At The Lost And Found tour, Meat Loaf plays at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Diana Ross is playing during a week of shows at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure tour, Rush play the last of three nights at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Touring in support of his current LP, Vive Le Rock, Adam Ant plays at The Gaumont, Ipswich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor plays the first of two nights at The Bechstein Concert Hall, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The San Francisco Blues festival, a two-day event, begins at The Great Meadow, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California, USA. Artists appearing on this day include Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm, Billy Preston and Barbara Lewis, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady of Hot Tuna, The Hoodoo Kings with Tabby Thomas, Eddie Bo and special guest Tab Benoit.
Ozzy Osbourne appears, with his mouth gagged, in an advertisement for a British television charity event, Children In Need. His wife Sharon promises viewers that Ozzy will raise funds by abstaining from swearing for twenty four hours.
Hey Negrita play at The Blue Cat Cafe, Manchester, England, UK.
John Cale plays in Schouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Method Man and Redman play at The Arena Entertainment Complex, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Jeff Horton, owner of London, UK's, historic 100 Club, says that the venue will close in December 2010 unless a buyer or major sponsor can be found to rescue it from its financial woes.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Celestial Wolves play at Music City, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Kaiser Chiefs release a new single, My Life, in the UK.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at The Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the third of six nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Chas Hodges, one half of the popular British duo Chas And Dave, dies from pneumonia, aged 74, a year and a half after having been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays the second of two nights at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Snow Patrol and Anne-Marie.