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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Germany's most successful rock band of the 60s, The Rattles, enter the German singles charts with their first hit, La La La, which will peak at No19.
The F.C.C. in in the USA decrees that AM radio stations may duplicate no more than half their programmes on their FM affiliates. The way is now open for the rise of FM rock radio.
Looking For Love, a new teen-oriented movie starring Connie Francis, opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Tony Bennett, Count Basie And His Band and Bill Cosby play the first of three nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The first day of The Newport Jazz Festival '65 features Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon, Pete Seeger, Dizzy Gillespie, Les McCann, The Modern Jazz Quartet and headliner Joe Williams.
The Beatles fly from Nice, France, to Madrid, Spain, during a European tour.
Having just left Monument Records, Roy Orbison signs a new recording contract with MGM Records in the USA.
The Charlatans continue their two-month-long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
Jan And Dean appear on tv show The Celebrity Game in the USA.
Darnell Miller records Close To Tears, You can't Make Hey Picking Cotton, The World's Best Better Half and You're Just Another Broken Heart for Challenge Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Nashville Teens, The Kingpins and The Iveys play at The Ritz Entertainments Club, Skewen, South Wales, UK. The Iveys will find greater success after changing their name to Badfinger.
Ian And Sylvia play the first of ten nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Claude Thornhill dies of a heart attack at his home in Caldwell, New Jersey, USA. Thornhill first found success in the 1930s as a pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader, but is perhaps best remembered for writing the jazz and pop standard Snowfall.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays the third of thirteen nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rising Sons [including Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal].
Having completed a tour of Scandinavia, The Rolling Stones fly back to London, England, UK.
The Holy Modal Rounders play the first of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Tom Paxton plays the last of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Nina Simone plays the fourth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
Dusty Springfield enters the UK singles chart with In The Middle Of Nowhere, which will peak at No8.
The Beatles are featured on the cover of Jet magazine in the USA, in reference to a feature headlined "What The Beatles Learned From Negroes."
The Yardbirds play in The Dreamland Ballroom, Margate, England, UK.
The album, Beatles VI by The Beatles, is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Cannonball Adderley Sextet with Nat Adderley and The Charlie Mingus Group play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Forty days under the banner of The Summer Of Stars begins at The Arie Crown Theratre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing will include Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Count Basie, The Beach Boys, Johnny Mathis, Woody Allen, Chad And Jeremy, Peter, Paul And Mary, and Henry Mancini.
TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features The Shangri-Las performing Give Us Your Blessings; The Detergents performing Mrs. Jones; Steve Alaimo performing I Got a Woman; Paul Revere And The Raiders performing Money.
Adam Faith continues with his season at The Tower Club, Warrington, Manchester, England, UK.
Five Of A Kind play the first of four nights at The Smoke Shack, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.