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The Columbia Stellar Quartette records My Wild Irish Rose and Nellie Dean for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Betty Dennis, singer with The Squadronaires and the Sidney Torch Orchestra, marries saxophonist Cliff Townshend in Pontypool, Wales. Their first son will be Pete Townshend, leader of The Who.
Maggie Bell of Stone The Crows is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Cabaret vocalist Alma Warren plays during a week of shows at The Empire, Chatham, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Casbah, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Jet Harris and Tony Meehan, record their first hit, Diamonds, in London, England, UK, Europe. Rhythm guitarist on the track is Jimmy Page, later to find global success with Led Zeppelin.
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Like A Rolling Stone, the latest single by Bob Dylan, is rush-released in the UK by CBS Records.
The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde by Georgie Fame is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
British r'n'b band Jo Jo Gunne play at The Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, London, England, UK, Europe, with Ronnie Jones.
Georgie Fame, Trisha Noble, The Del Reys and The Duo Ream are the guests on tonight's edition of the tv show International Cabaret on BBC2 tv from The Talk Of The Town in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Move appear on the BBC1 tv show Dee Time, hosted by Simon Dee in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Incredible String Band plays on the BBC Radio show Night Ride in London, England, UK, Europe.
Traffic play at the Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
World by The Bee Gees is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
Kiki Dee appears on UK tv show The Golden Shot.
Manfred Mann appear on two UK tv shows in one day – The Basil Brush Show and Late Night Line-Up.
Dogs by The Who enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No25.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Kuppelsaal, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
Dusty Springfield appears in The Liberace Show, on tv in the UK.
Ringo Starr begins recording sessions for his next album, Stop And Smell The Roses.
On their Born Again tour, Black Sabbath play at Espace Balard, Paris, France, Europe, supported by Diamond Head.
UK tabloid newspaper The Sun reports that Elton John has cancelled a charity show in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, because he is seriously ill with glandular fever.
The Beach Boys play an afternoon show at Washington Monument, Washington DC, USA, with Ringo Starr as their special guest. By the evening, they have flown on to Miami, Florida, where they play again.
The Three Degrees play at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, England, UK, Europe.
The Boomerang Gang play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their In The Long Grass tour, The Boomtown Rats play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Power Station release their debut LP, The Power Station (aka The Power Station 33 1/3), on EMI Records in the UK.
Touring in support of their album Razor's Edge, The Groundhogs play at Shelley's, Stoke, England, UK, Europe.
Sting plays the second of six nights at The Mogador Theatre, Paris, France, Europe.
The Dire Straits album Brothers In Arms debuts at No1 in the UK.
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Prefab Sprout's second LP, Steve McQueen, enters the UK albums chart.
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The Most Beautiful Girl In The World by Prince reaches No1 in the singles chart in the UK.
The Crickets and Bobby Vee play at The Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Jumpin' Jack Flash, on London Records in the USA.
Sir Elton John gives evidence at the start of a High Court case in London, England, UK, in which the singer-songwriter is suing Andrew Haydon, of his former management company John Reid Enterprises, and the City accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, which looked after his business interests.
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A British High Court action about Elton John's overseas touring costs closes in London, England, UK. At the end of the hearing, Mr Justice Ferris reserves his decision and will not announce his ruling for several weeks. In the case, Sir Elton was suing Andrew Haydon, of Elton's former management company John Reid Enterprises (JRE), and City accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which looked after his business interests.
Singer/actress Samantha Mumba appears in court in Dublin, Eire, Europe, for driving without tax, insurance or a licence.
Paul Weller plays at The International Centre, Telford, UK.
The Beta Band release a new album, Greatest Hits, in the UK.
The Moody Blues play at Ives Concert Park, Danbury, Connecticut, USA.
Mogwai, DJ Harvey, Liars, Black Lips, Zomby, Evian Christ, Nightmares On Wax, How To Dress Well, Eagulls, Thought Forms, Turbowolf, Amazing Snakeheads, Pardon My French and others play in The Simple Things Festival at various venues around Bristol, England, UK.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, South America.
A 1963 copy of newspaper Alkali News with autographs of all four of The Beatles, three of which were actually forged by John Lennon, sells at auction in the UK for £2,000.
Glenn Hughes releases a new LP, Resonate, on Ward Records in Japan, Asia.
The Cribs play at The Academy, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
Walk The Moon play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Starplex Pavilion, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by The Struts.
On their Electric Summer World Tour, a-ha play at The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury, England, UK, Europe, supported by OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) and Tom Bailey.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at Live Park, Rishon LeZion, Israel, Asia.
Carly Paoli releases a new single, My Christmas Dream Is You. All proceeds from sales and streams of the song go to the Soldiering On Awards, for which she is an ambassador.