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Jul 29
1950

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Geneva?s Club 86, New York City, USA. (1950)

Jul 29
1950

Frankie Carle And His Orchestra play at The Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1950)

Jul 29
1951

Folk quartet The Weavers continue their a month-long residency at Cafe Society, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. The group includes Pete Seeger. (1951)

Jul 29
1952

Edith Piaf marries Jacques Pills at the Mairie, 16th arrondissement, Paris, France. (1952)

Jul 29
1953

Singer Patti Scialfa, who will one day join the E-Street Band and marry Bruce Springsteen, is born in Deal, New Jersey, USA. (1953)

Jul 29
1955

The movie Young at Heart, starring Doris Day and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in Belgium. (1955)

Jul 29
1955

The film Young Man With A Horn [aka Young Man Of Music], opens in cinemas in Belgium. The film, based loosely on the life of Bix Beiderbecke, stars Kirk Douglas as a troubled young jazz trumpeteer, and includes acting roles for popular vocalist Doris Day, and songwiter Hoagy Carmichael. (1951)

Jul 29
1956

Merle Travis returns to his boyhood home of Ebeneezer, Kentucky, USA, to unveil a granite monument built by the town to immortalize his accomplishments, including the writing of the huge hit song Sixteen Tons. (1956)

Jul 29
1956

Lita Roza appears on the BBC tv show Northern Showground, in the UK. (1956)

Jul 29
1959

At Chess Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Chuck Berry records Let It Rock, I Just Want To Make Love To You, County Line and other tracks. (1959)

Jul 29
1959

The Isley Brothers, produced by Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore, record Shout Parts 1 and 2, for RCA Records in New York City, USA. (1959) (1959)

Jul 29
1959

Clyde McPhatter, Bo Diddley, The Crests and Chubby Checker play at The Hippodrome, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (1959)

Jul 29
1959

Bobby Freeman plays at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1959)

Jul 29
1959

Frankie Ford appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1959)