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Conway Twitty makes a live appearance on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Novelty song Bangers And Mash by Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No21.
A package tour scheduled to begin tonight in Pensacola, Florida, USA, is cancelled because all of its major artists have suffered medical emergencies. Brenda Lee has developed cellulitis from a skating injury, Johnny Burnette is recuperating from a tonsillitis operation, Bob Beckham has burst a blood vessel in his throat and Gary Miles has contracted pneumonia.
Jazz and blues saxophonist Sax Mallard posts an indefinite contract, on the Local 208 musicians' union list, with Casa Madrid, a favoured hangout of The Mob, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Andy Doll Band is playing in Clear Lake, Iowa, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows fly out from Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, to begin a tour of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand,Singapore and Malaya.
Chuck Berry plays at The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.
Songwriter, singer, guitarist and recording artist Charlie Terrell is born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The Echoes perform Baby Blue on tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Helen Shapiro scores her first UK hit when Please Don't Treat Me Like A Child enters the Singles Chart at No38.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jimmy Jones plays at The Convention Hall, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
R'n'B vocalist Carla Thomas is recording tracks for her Atlantic Records album Gee Whiz! in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Pianist Henry Brown and singer Edith Johnson record Little Drops Of Water, for Folkways Records in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Lugee And The Lions, led by future hitmaker Lou Christie, play at The Moose Lodge, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jackie Wilson sings I'm Coming Back To You on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week at The Tivoli Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Their current vocalist, Ocie Smith, will later find greater success as solo performer O.C. Smith.
Paul Anka plays the fourth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six are playing at The Cafe Continental, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Anka plays the sixth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Joe Dowell releases a new single, Wooden Heart, on Smash Records in the USA. It will go to No1 in the Billboard singles chart.
Petula Clark plays the fifth of six nights at The Room At The Top, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
It is reported that Bobby Rydell has made a merchandising pact with the Ansonia Shoe Corporation, whereby their Pho-toes range of shoes will include a clear plastic pocket on the toe into which a picture of Rydell can be inserted. The marketing campaign will feature window displays with life-sized cut-outs of Rydell.
Gene Vincent plays the fourth of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Fisher plays the second night of two-weeks at Coconut Grove, New York City, USA.
Jim Reeves And The Blue Boys play the first of two shows at Oteego County Fair, Oneonta, New York State, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Singing cowboy Howard Vokes plays the second of two nights at Blue Ridge Park, Elkton, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dean DeLeo, guitarist of Stone Temple Pilots, is born in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Yusef Lateef records the album Eastern Sounds at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The album includes a track, The Plum Blossom, which will provide the melodic inspiration for Cat Stevens' hit 1966 single I Love My Dog.
Charlie Byrd, Casey Anderson and The Gateway Singers play at The Goya Folk Festival, Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel, Liberty, New York State, USA
The Leo Parker Sextet records Low Brown, Parker's Pals, Let Me Tell You 'Bout It and other tracks for Blue Note records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The tracks will appear on Parker's debut LP, Let Me Tell You 'Bout It.
Jim Reeves And His Blue Boys play a live concert in The Elks Hall, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada.
Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence play at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers begin a week of dates at Birdland, New York City, USA.
James Brown plays the fourth night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Ben E. King, The Spinners and Lee Dorsey.
The Rabin Band, Barbara Kav, Colin Day, Ray Pilgrim, The Hound Dogs, Arthur Greenslade And His Swingin' Piano, Groovin' Don Sanford, Rockin' Rex Morris, The Razz-Ma-Tazzem, George Melly and Mick Mulligan perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Go Man Go.
Billie Jean Campbell, the wife of Glen Campbell, gives birth to a duaghter, Keli Glen Campbell.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles return home to Liverpool, UK, at the end of a holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
Victor Borge plays to a capacity crowd at The Soldiers And Sailors' Memorial Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Runaround Sue by Dion reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Frank Sinatra is playing at The Sands Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, accompanied by The Antonio Morelli Orchestra.
Cliff Richard is in South Africa, attending premieres of his latest film, The Young Ones, in various cities.
George Hamilton IV and Patsy Cline play in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Frankie Vaughan and The King Brothers play at the City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows perform The Young Ones on the ABC-tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars in the UK.