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Bruce Channel releases a new single, Hey Baby, on Smash Records in the USA.
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A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single The Young Ones by Cliff Richard and The Shadows.
UK pop paper Disc runs a review of the single My Bonnie by Tony Sheridan and "the British instrumental group The Beatles".
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Cafe lena, Saratoga Springs, New York State.
The Modern Jazz Quartet record Piazza Navona and Trieste for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Carl Perkins, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The Arcadia Theatre, Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Brenda Lee appears on popular tv show American Bandstand in the USA performing Break It To Me Gently.
The Wanderer by Dion peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, held off the top by Gene Chandler's Duke Of Earl.
The album Star Carol by Tennessee Ernie Ford is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Joey Dee And The Starliters play at The Rainbow Room, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Peggy Lee records I've Got The World On A String, The Sweetest Sounds and other tracks in the Capitol Tower, Hollywood, California, for Capitol Records.
Brook Benton plays the second night in a week of shows at Roberts' Show Bar, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nina and Frederick play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, with Malcolm Mitchell and his Trio, Joe Church, The Two Tones, Daisy May and Saveen.
The Slide Hampton Orchestra records Gallery Groove, Fump and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Epic Records.
Dave Cousins plays at Cecil Sharp House, London, UK. Cousins will find greater success as a member of The Strawbs.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the fifth night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Losing You, Brenda Lee's last top ten hit, peaks at No6 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Vista Cinema, Westbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Echoes.
Duane Eddy performs Deep In The Heart Of Texas on tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL-tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jackie Wilson plays the sixth night in a two-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
A Bing Crosby tv special airs in the USA, with guests Bob Hope, Edie Adams, Gary Crosby and The Smothers Brothers.
Carl Perkins plays the fifth of fifteen nights at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jazz multi-instrumentalist Ken McIntyre records Undulation, Turbospacey and other tracks for United Artists Records,at Sound Mixers Studio, New York City, USA.
The Oscar Peterson Trio with the Ernie Wilkins Big Band record I Love You, Manteca and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Petula Clark appears on UK tv show All That Jazz.
Helen Shapiro plays the second night of a week at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK. Also on the bill are Gary Miller, The Red Price Combo and comedy vocal trio The Hillsiders.
The Beatles play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, followed by an evening show at The Blue Penguin Club in St John's Hall, Bootle, as guests of The Merseybeats.
The Flamingos play the last night of a week at The Hialeah Club, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Swiss Maid, on Big Top Records in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Ahmed Abdul-Malik records African bossa nova, Communication and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for New Jazz Records.
The Beatles play at The Floral Hall Ballroom, Promenade, Morecambe, Lancashire, UK, supported by Rory Storm And The Hurricanes.
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Telstar by The Tornados, produced by Joe Meek, enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
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Paul Anka plays at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York State, USA.
The Beatles play at The Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, UK.
Jimmie Rodgers plays the first of six nights at The Centennial Fair, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra record March To Polaris and Artemis for Capitol Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz guitar virtuoso Charlie Byrd records Ho-Ba-La-La, You And I, and other tracks at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Cliff Richard records Big News and Bachelor Boy in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
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Ashley Beedle, a house music DJ who records under such names as The Ballistic Brothers, the Black Science Orchestra, X-Press 2, and The Black Jazz Chronicles, is born in Hemel Hempstead, UK.
Carl Perkins plays the twentieth night of a month at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Carl Perkins plays the twenty-fifth night of a month at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
LaVern Baker plays at the 40 Thieves Club, Bermuda.
The Rebels re-release their 1960 instrumental single, Wild Weekend, on Swan Records in the USA. It will peak at No8 on the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra play in The Loew's Americana Hotel [later re-named The Sheraton], New York City, USA.
John Phillips marries Michelle Gilliam in Rockville, Maryland, USA, with Scott McKenzie as a witness. Their wedding reception is held at The Shadows Club, Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA, where Phillips' group The Journeymen is playing. Phillips and Gilliam will later form The Mamas And The Papas.