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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.
And Her Orchestra play the fourth of seven nights at The Pearl Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
And His Orchestra record Let 'Er Go, and What's Your Story? [What's Your Jive?] in the USA.
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.
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.
plays the last of seven nights at The Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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.
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'.
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.
's Bluebreakers play at The Pontiac Club, Zeeta House, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
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.
play at The Blue Cat Cafe, Manchester, England, UK.
plays in Schouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
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.
, 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