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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.
, Count Basie
And His Band and Bill Cosby play the first of three nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
fly from Nice, France, to Madrid, Spain, during a European tour.
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.
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
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.
Having completed a tour of Scandinavia, The Rolling Stones
fly back to London, England, UK.
plays the fourth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
enters the UK singles chart with In The Middle Of Nowhere, which will peak at No8.
are featured on the cover of Jet magazine in the USA, in reference to a feature headlined "What The Beatles
Learned From Negroes."
play in The Dreamland Ballroom, Margate, England, UK.
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
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.