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Clarence E. Snow is born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada. In a long career as country music star Hank Snow, he will place more than seventy singles on the Billboard country charts.
George Harrison of The Beatles is born in Wavertree, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe
Liverpool-born hitmaker Frankie Vaughan enters the UK singles chart with Am I Wasting My Time On You?, which will peak at No25 during a four-week run.
In Liverpool, UK, guitarist John Lennon's college friend Stu Sutcliffe joins The Silver Beetles [later to become The Beatles] on bass.
A new music venue, The Iron Door Club, opens in Liverpool, UK. It will become a popular club for jazz and rock acts, including The Beatles.
Ringo Starr, drummer with Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, deputises for Pete Best when The Beatles back Lou Walters of The Hurricanes during a recording session in Akustik Studio, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
A remarkably busy day for The Beatles during which they play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, followed by two evening shows, the first of which is at Aintree Institute, Aintree, Liverpool, while the second is at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool.
Robin And The Ravin' Ravens and The Bob Vegas Five play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles are on holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
The Beatles appear on the same bill as comedian Ken Dodd at a St John Ambulance Brigade fundraiser in the Albany Cinema, Maghull, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Johnny Sandon and The Searchers.
In a Merseybeat readers' poll, The Beatles are voted Top Liverpool Group.
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Swinging Blue Genes (later to find fame as The Swinging Blue Jeans] play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Springfields, featuring Dusty Springfield, begin the fifth week of a six-week season at The Empire , Liverpool, UK, in a show headlined by popular pianist Russ Conway.
George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles rejoins the rest of the group in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, where they are shortly to start a residency at The Star Club.
In Hamburg, Germany, Europe, British rock'n'roller Tony Sheridan adds his vocals to backing tracks for the songs Sweet Georgia Brown and Swanee River which were made by The Beatles two weeks earlier.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
During a UK tour, John McNally of The Searchers is taken ill, forcing them to miss their next two dates, in Taunton and Swindon.
The Beatles release a new single, Do You Want To Know A Secret b/w Thank You Girl, on Odeon records in Japan, Asia.
The Beatles single, Can't Buy Me Love, is released in Germany, Europe, on Odeon Records.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single I Think Of You by The Merseybeats.
The Beatles are holding the top six places in the Australian singles chart.
The Beatles release a new EP, All My Loving, on Parlophone Records in Australia. The EP includes the songs All My Loving, Ask Me Why, Money (That's What I Want) and P.S. I Love You.
John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles fly back to London at the end of a holiday in Papeete, Tahiti, with their wives.
At The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play an afternoon session, followed by Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men in the evening, with Rod Stewart on vocals.
The Top Ten records played on WKNR Radio, Detroit, Michigan, USA, for the week ending on this date are as follows :
  1. Memphis Tennessee Johnny Rivers
  2. Love Me With All Your Heart Ray Charles Singers
  3. Any Old Time/Walk On By Dionne Warwick
  4. I Get Around The Beach Boys
  5. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying Gerry And The Pacemakers
  6. A World Without Love Peter And Gordon
  7. My Boy Lollipop Millie Small
  8. She's the One The Chartbusters
  9. No Particular Place to Go Chuck Berry
  10. Just Ain't Enough Love Eddie Holland
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Beatles set off on a European tour, starting at the Palais Des Sports, Paris, France. Support group for this opening night is The Yardbirds.
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Ken Dodd, The Barron Knights and The Kaye Sisters play the second night in a week of shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK.
Cilla Black plays the sixth night of a two-week season at The Forty Thieves Club in Bermuda, Caribbean.
Liverpool singer Cilla Black enters the UK singles chart with A Fool Am I, which will peak at No13 during a nine-week run.
George Harrison of The Beatles pays his first visit to the Haight Ashbury in San Francisco, California, USA. According to his PR man Derek Taylor, there were "very many nice people following us down the street in a Pied Piper sort of way".
George Harrison of The Beatles flies to Bombay, India, Asia, to work on the soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
The Iveys play at The Spa Lounge, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.
While on holiday with his wife Linda near Marseilles, France, Europe, Paul McCartney of The Beatles sends a postcard to Ringo Starr.
John Lennon enters the Billboard US Top 40 albums chart with Walls And Bridges which will peak at No1 during an eleven-week run. On the same day, it enters the UK pop albums chart where it will peak at No6 during a ten-week run.
Bowling For Soup play at The University, Liverpool, England, UK.
Wonderwall by Oasis is chosen as the Best Ever British Song in a poll of listeners carried out by the UK’s Virgin Radio.

The top ten songs chosen in the Vigin Radio poll were :

1. Oasis - Wonderwall

2. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

3. Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

4. The Beatles - Let It Be

5. John Lennon - Imagine

6. The Police - Every Breath You Take

7. The Jam - Going Underground

8. The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony

9. Robbie Williams - Angels

10. The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Paul Weller plays at The Big Top Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
Freemaker play at The Zanzibar, Liverpool, UK.
The official opening of the new Liverpool Arena is celebrated by an exclusive one-off performance of Liverpool The Musical, featuring Ringo Starr, Dave Stewart [formerly of Eurythmics], The Bunnymen and Ian Broudie plus arrangements of music by The La's, Stravinsky, John Newton and Elgar, played by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sir Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones joins a campaign to save The Granada Cinema, Walthamstow, London, UK, where The Beatles, Stones, Kinks and Who played in the 1960s.
Dave McCabe, lead singer of The Zutons headbutts student Peter Appleby outside the Korova bar, Hope Street, Liverpool, UK, after insulting comments have been made about McCabe's girlfriend. Appleby's nose is broken and McCabe will later be convicted of assault.
Kathryn Williams plays at The Waiting Room, Stockton, UK.
Ruby Turner plays at The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK.