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Frank Evans is born in Bristol, UK. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, working with Tubby Hayes before returning to Bristol in 1965 to work live on the local scene and write and arrange for tv and other commercial work.
Les Compagnons de la Chanson are the featured musical guests on The Ed Sullivan Show [aka Toast Of The Town], filmed in New York City, USA.
Pearl Bailey and Al Hibbler are the musical guests on CBS tv's Ed Sullivan show, recorded in New York City, USA.
Marvin Rainwater appears on US tv show Dick Clark's American Bandstand, performing Gonna Find Me A Bluebird.
Johnny Cash makes a live appearance on tv show Jubilee USA, recorded in Springfield, Missouri, USA.
Bobby Vee appears on The Milt Grant TV Hop, in Washington DC, USA.
Elvis Presley is paid $125,000 for tonight's (pre-recorded) appearance on a US tv special, The Frank Sinatra Timex show.
The Brothers Four appear as musical guests on US tv show Ford Startime - Sing Along With Mitch, hosted by bandleader Mitch Miller.
Bobby Vee performs Devil Or Angel on daily pop tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Ventures perform their latest single, Ram-Bunk-Shush, on tv show Saturday Prom in the USA.
Troy Shondell appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing This Time.
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor provide musical entertainment on the BBC-tv topical affairs magazine programme Tonight, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Leslie Uggams, Diana Trask and Gloria Lambert appear in tonight's edition of the light music tv show Sing Along With Mitch, hosted by Mitch Miller in the USA.
Popular singer Jimmy 'Schnozzle' Durante appears on tv show Toast Of The Town in the USA.
Two teenage actors from the same TV series, The Donna Reed Show, make their Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart debuts in the USA. Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares will go to No1, while She Can't Find Her Keys by 16-year-old Paul Petersen will manage only a Top 20 placing.
Connie Stevens appears on tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL-tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Five Satins appear on tv show American Bandstand, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Michael Landon, star of the western tv series Bonanza, records Shenandoah, Careless Love and Darlin' I Can't at RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gordon Lightfoot appears on Canadian tv show Country Hoedown, as lead vocalist of the Singin' Swingin' Eight, performing Remember Me [I'm The One].
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record a live session for Granada tv in London, UK.
The Animals, The McKinleys, The Nashville Teens and Wayne Gibson And The Dynamic Sounds appear on the BBC2 tv show The Beat Room, in the UK.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet appear on UK tv show Jazz 625.
The Beatles, Mary Wells, Tommy Quickly, and Sounds Incorporated UK tour plays at the ABC Cinema, Ardwick, Manchester. During the afternoon, however, The Beatles slip in a tv recording session at Studio 4, Granada TV Centre, also in Manchester, for the show Scene At 6.30.
Cilla Black appears on The Eamonn Andrews Show on tv in the UK.
The Standells appear as The Love Bugs in the short-lived tv sitcom, The Bing Crosby Show in the USA, in which Crosby is somewhat typecast as middle-aged crooner Bing Collins.
Matt Monro appears in tv pop show That's For Me, presented by Anne Nightingale on Rediffusion tv in the UK.
Louis Armstrong is seen on the ABC-tv show The Hollywood Palace, which had been pre-recorded at The ABC Palace Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. He performs Hello Dolly, Mack The Knife, Blueberry Hill and other tracks.
The Who record an appearance on the ABC TV show, Thank Your Lucky Stars, at Alpha Studios, Birmingham, UK.
Skeeter Davis performs The End Of The World, on The Bobby Lord Show on tv in the USA.
A new tv show, American Swingaround, premiers on ABC-tv in the USA, featuring "country and western with a big city flavour". Artists in the first show include LeRoy Van Dyke, Stonewall Jackson and Bill Anderson plus "our own curvy Swingaround Girls".
After strangling his mother to death and stabbing his wife, engineering student and former US Marine Charles Whitman kills fourteen people and wounds 32 others during a random shooting spree from the top of a tower at The University Of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA. The incident will inspire Harry Chapin to write his 1972 song Sniper. Other songs referring to Whitman include Psycho by Leon Payne, Down There By The Train by Tom Waits, The Ballad of Charles Whitman by Kinky Friedman and The Tower by Insane Clown Posse.
The Monkees are working on the songs Seeger's Theme and Merry Go Round, at Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Harpers Bizarre perform Chattanooga Choo Choo on the tv special Ice Capades in the USA.
Thurl Ravenscroft, singer and actor, dies aged 91, of prostate cancer in Fullerton, California, USA. Ravenscroft was a basso profundo vocalist who worked extensively in Disney movies and Disney attractions. He was the (uncredited) voice in the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" from the Christmas television special, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, but is perhaps best-known as the voice of Kellog's Frosted Flakes character Tony The Tiger, whose catchphrase "They'rrre grrreat!" was delivered by Ravenscroft.
The Partridge Family, a tv series based loosely on real-life pop group The Cowsills, broadcasts its first episode in the USA. It will make a teen pop star of David Cassidy.
Folk singer-songwriter Tim Buckley publishes an article about Beethoven in The New York Times. He also performs live with his band for US tv show Boboquivari, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Steeleye Span appear on the BBC2 tv series Full House, in the UK.
Brian Wilson performs Back Home, from the Beach Boys' latest album 15 Big Ones, on the Mike Douglas Show on tv in the USA.
When Television play at The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, California, USA, the concert is recorded for a radio broadcast and will eventually be released as the LP Live at the Old Waldorf.
Eric Clapton makes an appearance on tv show Saturday Night Live, in New York City, USA.
Stevie Wonder performs The Star-Spangled Banner and his new single, So What the Fuss, at the NBA Finals, broadcast live on ABC tv in the USA.
The Lighthouse Family appear on BBC1 tv show Breakfast in the UK to promote their first live tour in eight years.
When Christina Aguilera sings the US National Anthem at Super Bowl XLV in Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA, she gets the words wrong. When she is supposed to be singing "O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming," she sings "what so proudly we watched, at the twilight's last reaming."
Marcus Collins, runner-up in the eighth series of UK tv talent show The X Factor in 2011, releases his debut album, Marcus Collins.
Dolly Parton appears, live from Nashville, Tennessee, USA, on the BBC-1 tv show Breakfast, based in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK, to promote the London launch of a stage musical version of her song and movie 9 To 5.