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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.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
American music trade magazine Billboard reports that sales of harmonicas have rocketed because of their use by such contemporary stars as Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles.
Marvin Gaye spends the first of two days recording Baby Don't You Do It for Tamla Records, in Hitsville Studio, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Beatles reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with A Hard Day's Night.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles is a guest on UK tv show Juke Box Jury.
The Rolling Stones play in The Pier Ballroom, Hastings, UK.
Just Be True by Gene Chandler enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No19.
KQV's second Shower of Stars, at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, features The Four Seasons, Ruby And The Romantics, Barbara Lewis, Bobby Goldsboro, Jimmy Soul, Patty And The Emblems and The Chiffons.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Because by The Dave Clark Five is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No65.
Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reviews the new Ray Charles album, Have A Smile With Me, declaring, "He's just too much, having fun with great tunes ... a real ball for all."
The Who, billed as The High Numbers, play at The Trade Union Hall, Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. On this night they are seen for the first time by future co-manager Chris Stamp.
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Marvin Gaye, The Spinners and Hattie Littles play the ninth of ten nights at the Driftwood Lounge in the The 20 Grand Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Rock'n'roll pioneer Johnny Burnette dies in a boating accident on Clear Lake, California, USA.
Cannonball Adderley plays the second of three nights at Shelley's Manne-Hole, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reviews the new Ray Charles album, Have A Smile With Me, declaring, "He's just too much, having fun with great tunes ... a real ball for all."
The Moody Blues play in an upstairs room at The Stork Hotel, Walsall, UK.
The UK's two main youth factions, the Mods and the Rockers, riot in the seaside town of Hastings, East Sussex.
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Sally Herbert of UK 80s hitmakers Banderas is born.
Johnny Cash plays at The Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
As part of the Forest Hills Music Festival, Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba play the second of three nights at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York City, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann. The song is a cover of an American hit by The Exciters.
The Beach Boys play in The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
The Merseybeats and Peter And Gordon appear on BBC2 tv show Open House in the UK.