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Buzz Clifford performs Baby Sittin' Boogie on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on KEWB Radio in San Francisco for the week ending on this date are as follows : 1. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedakarn2. Calcutta - Lawrence Welkrn3. Theme From Exodus - Ferrante And Teicherrn4. Shop Around - The Miraclesrn5. Story Of My Love - Paul Ankarn6. Dedicated To The One I Love - The Shirellesrn7. Where The Boys Are - Connie Francisrn8. The Magnificent Seven - Al Caiolarn9. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes) - Carla Thomasrn10. Emotions - Brenda Lee
The musical comedy movie Bells Are Ringing, starring Dean Martin and Judy Holliday, opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Beatles and Rory Storm And The Wild Ones play an afternoon gig at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. Local girl Priscilla White gets up and sings with The Beatles. She will find success after changing her name to Cilla Black.
Ray Charles' son finds his father suffering arterial bleeding from his left hand. For the next few weeks, Charles will play piano with only his right hand.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley movie, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Frankie Avalon begins a week of shows at The Eden Roc Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
Tony Bennett records Toot Toot Tootsie, Close Your Eyes and It Never Was You at Columbia Records studio, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard records the album Hub Cap at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records. The album title is Hubbard's nickname.
Barbra Streisand plays the eighth of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Vocalist-songwriter Chris Kenner from New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, records Come Back And See for Instant Records.
Gene Vincent arrives in the UK for a tour, but he is without his Bluecaps, because the Musicians' Union has banned them. For the tour, Vincent is backed by British band Sounds Incorporated.
Please Don't Treat Me Like A Child by Helen Shapiro peaks at No3 in the UK singles chart during a run of twenty weeks.
Frankie Avalon plays the fourth night of a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs play in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, USA.
On The Rebound by Floyd Cramer reaches No1 in the Top 20 Singles Chart in the UK.
Paul Anka plays the eleventh night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Johnny Preston begins an eighteen-day, fifteen-city tour of the East Coast and the South of the USA.
Songwriter Cole Porter ends an eight-month stay at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the fourth night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Brook Benton is playing at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Jazz multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy plays at The Five Spot, New York City, USA.
The Various Artists compilation LP Stars For A Summer Night reaches No1 on the Billboard albums chart in the USA. The album features performances by Dave Brubeck, Les Brown, Billy Butterfield, Ray Coniff, Percy Faith, The Harmonicats and more.
Barbra Streisand plays the seventh of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club , Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs perform Come Along on popular tv series American Bandstand at W-Fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cathy Carroll performs Jimmy Love on popular tv series American Bandstand in W-Fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play the last of three Sunday night engagements at Blair Hall, Walton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy plays the sixth night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Anders Herrlin, bassist of Roxette, is born in Halmstad, Sweden, Europe.
King Curtis records The Hucklebuck, Night Train, Honky Tonk and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys, The Louvin Brothers, Bob Luman, Grandpa Jones, Margie Bowes, The Slater Sisters and Billy Thompson And His Melody Ramblers play in Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Guitarist David Lynn Bryson of Counting Crows is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
Lonzo And Oscar play the first of three nights in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
Elvis Presley releases his fourteenth album, Blue Hawaii, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Kid Galahad, in Idyllwild, California, USA.
The Everly Brothers record the songs Crying In The Rain, That's Old Fashioned, I'm Not Angry and He's Got My Sympathy, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band plus Art Hodes are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Kid Galahad, in Idyllwild, California, USA.
Frances Faye records Everything Happens to Me, More Than You Know, That's All (Brandt-Haymes) and Dont Worry 'Bout Me for Verve Records at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on the session features Don Fagerquist, trumpet; Vince DeRosa, John Cave, Dick Perissi, Bill Hinshaw, French Horns; Bud Shank, alto sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Al Hendrickson, guitar; Joe Mondragon, bass; Earl Palmer, drums; Stella Castellucci, harp.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee is at No1 in the UK's Jukebox Play chart. The song is composed by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.
Roulette Records artist Valerie Carr is playing at The Memory Lane Supper Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Drifters play the fourth of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Country, pop and rock banjo picker and singer Danny Barnes is born in Temple, Texas, USA.
Karl Denver plays at The Palace Club, Accrington, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Madame Aphrodite, written by Jerry Herman, opens at The Orpheum Theatre, off-Broadway, New York City, USA. It will survive for just thirteen performances.
Tanze mit mir in den Morgen by Gerhard Wendland reaches No1 in the German Popular Singles Chart in Germany, Europe.