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Aug 23
1960

Song lyric writer Oscar Hammerstein II, best-known for his collaborations with Richard Rodgers, dies of stomach cancer at Highland Farms, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA. Their greatest successes were the musicals The Sound Of Music, South Pacific, Oklahoma and The King And I. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Frank Sinatra records My Blue Heaven, Always, and other tracks in Capitol Studio A, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Popular vocalist Elaine Delmar records Am I Blue?, Why Can't I?, Wonderful Guy and Blue Turning Grey Over You, for Columbia Records in London, UK. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

KQV Appreciation Day at West View Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, features Bobby Vee, Dion And The Belmonts, The Fleetwoods, Ray Petersen and many others. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Wanda Jackson plays at The Flame Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Elvis Presley continues filming his upcoming movie Flaming Lance, at the Conejo Movie Ranch, Thousand Oaks, California, USA. Before release,the film will be re-named Flaming Star. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Bobby Vee performs Devil Or Angel on daily pop tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

The Beatles play the seventh night of a three month engagement at The Indra Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Otis Spann, known for his work with Muddy Waters, records the album Otis Spann Is The Blues, in Fine Recording Studios, New York City, USA, for Candid Records. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Ray Charles plays the sixth night of a week of shows at The Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1960)

Aug 23
1960

Brook Benton, LaVern Baker and Ben E. King play the fifth night in a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1960)