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Ned Wayburn's Surf Bathers, a show described as including 'pretty girls - comedy - music', is presented at The Pantages Theatre, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Members of The Pendletones (later to become The Beach Boys) sign applications for membership of The American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists.
Jim Pash joins California-based surf instrumental band The Surfaris as a guitarist.
The Beach Boys play the first of two shows at the Los Angeles Surf fair, Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Craig Breedlove, driving the jet-propelled three-wheeled vehicle Spirit Of America, sets a new world land speed record of 407.4mph at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA. His record-breaking feat is immortalised in The Beach Boys song Spirit Of America.
Jan And Dean release a new album, Drag City, in the USA on Liberty Records.
The Beach Boys, Roy Orbison, Paul And Paula, The Surfaris and The Joy Boys play in Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia.
Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, The Surfaris, Paul And Paula and The Joy Boys play in The Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand.
The Beach Boys are in Western Recorders studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the album Shut Down Volume 2.
The Top Ten Records for this week on WMCA Radio, New York City, USA, are as follows :
1. She Loves You - The Beatles (Swan)
2. Hello, Dolly! - Louis Armstrong And The All Stars (Kapp)
3. I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles (Capitol)
4. Dawn (Go Away) - The 4 Seasons (Philips)
5. Please Please Me - The Beatles (Vee-Jay)
6. Needles And Pins - The Searchers (Kapp)
7. The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) - Betty Everett (Vee-Jay)
8. Java - Al Hirt (RCA Victor)
9. The Way You Do The Things You Do - The Temptations (Gordy)
10. Fun, Fun, Fun - The Beach Boys (Capitol)
The Beach Boys record live versions of Surfin' USA and Fun, Fun, Fun for tv's Steve Allen Show, in KFMB Television studios, San Diego, California, USA.
The Beach Boys release a new album, Shut Down Vol2, in the USA on Capitol Records.
The Beach Boys fire their manager, Murry Wilson, who is also the father of three members of the group.
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The Beach Boys record Girls On The Beach and Little Honda for Capitol Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During a Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars tour, The Crystals, Gene Pitney, The Shirelles, The Supremes, Brian Hyland, The Dixie Cups, Major Lance, The Rip Chords and others play in The Spring Fling at Jorgenson Auditorium, Connecticut, USA.
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The Beach Boys are working on the song We'll Run Away at Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys have a recording session at Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the track Don't Hurt My Little Sister.
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In Los Angeles, California, USA, The Beach Boys are presented with the Billboard magazine Top Single award for I Get Around.
The Beach Boys play at The State Fairgrounds, The Coliseum, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The Beach Boys play at The State Building Auditorium, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Beach Boys play in Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
The Beach Boys have a recording session in Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the tracks When I Grow Up and She Knows Me Too Well.
The Penn Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, a much-loved cinema, closes after almost thirty years. It will, however, open again in 1966 as a venue for music concerts by artists as diverse ar Victor Borge, The Beach Boys, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, Tommy James, and Al Hirt.
The Beach Boys play at The National Guard Armory, West Orange, New Jersey, USA.
The Beach Boys sign a contract requiring them to perform live on tv in The Bob Hope Show on December 18, 1964.
The day before setting off on a tour of the USA, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys breakfasts with his new wife, Marilyn Rovell, in Tiny Naylor's Coffee Shop, Los Angeles, California, USA. The pair are trying to overcome the problems that are already besetting their marriage.
In Los Angeles, California, USA, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys oversees tracking sessions for the song Please Let Me Wonder. Guitarist Glen Campbell is among the session players.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys, entering at No74.
The Beach Boys play at Reno Arena, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Beach Boys play at The Auditorium Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA, supported by Glen Campbell, Dick And Dee Dee and The Moonrakers.
The Beach Boys have a vocal recording session for California Girls in Columbia Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Canobie Lake Park Ballroom, Salem, New Hampshire, USA.
Chad And Jeremy, The Kingsmen, The Zombies and The Searchers play the last of three nights at The Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Pace, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, I Found A Girl, on Liberty Records in the USA. Like many Jan And Dean singles of the period, it is in mono, even though a stereo mix existed.
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The Beach Boys record Alley Oop and Devoted To You at Western Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their Capitol Records LP Beach Boys Party.
The Beach Boys play at The National Guard Armory, Washington DC, USA.
The Beach Boys, The Yardbirds, Gary Lewis And The Playboys, The Beau Brummels, The Vejtables, The Mojo Men and Alexys play at Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Carl Wilson, lead guitarist of The Beach Boys, is acquitted by a federal court judge in Los Angeles, California, USA, of charges of draft evasion after he testifies that he is a conscientious objector. Intriguingly, the same defense had been rejected earlier in the month for Muhammad Ali.
Darlin' by The Beach Boys enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No11.
31. Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys begins recording a demo of Break Away at Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys are working on the song Cool Cool Water for the album Sunflower at Brian Wilson’s home studio in Bel Air, California, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Wildwood Convention Hall, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
Randy California, founding member of experimental West Coast rock band Spirit, is missing, presumed dead, after being sucked into the surf off the coast of Molokai, Hawaii on Thursday. Witnesses report that California pushed his 12-year-old son, Quinn, out of the current, saving the boy's life.
Steve Levine, producer of Culture Club, The Beach Boys and Motorhead [to name but a few], is appointed chairman of the U.K.'s Music Producers Guild.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of the Beach Boys, receives the Music For Life Award from The National Association of Music Merchants during the 110th NAMM Show's media preview day in Anaheim, California, USA.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys play at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Beach Boys play at The Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA.
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