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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.
The High Numbers (later to find fame as The Who) release their debut single, I'm The Face/Zoot Suit, on Fontana Records in the UK.
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The Applejacks play at The Assembly Rooms, Worthing, UK.
The Four Pennies play at The Ritz and Plaza, Birmingham, UK.
The Applejacks play at St. Andrews, Norwich, UK.
The Merseybeats play at The Attic, Hounslow, UK.
French folk-rock singer Alan Simon is born in Nantes, Brittany, France, Europe.
The Crickets play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
Gerry Mulligan plays at TBS Concert Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Kinks play at The Pier, Hastings, UK.
The Swinging Blue Jeans play at The Floral Hall, Morecambe, UK.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
The Hollies begin a nine-day tour of Scotland.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, London, UK.
The Mojos play at The Palace, Maryport, UK.
The Count Basie Orchestra, Joe Williams, Chet Baker, The Stan Getz Quartet, The Thelonious Monk Quartet, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mose Allison, The Freddy Hubbart Quintet and others play on the first night of The Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
The Poets play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Merseybeats play at The Attic, Hounslow, UK.
Thelonious Monk plays as part of Billy Taylor's Piano Workshop at Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
The Pete Best Four, led by The Beatles' former drummer, release a new single, I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door, in the UK.
The Beach Boys play the first of two nights at Radio KPOI's Million Dollar Party, in the International Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, supported by Jan And Dean, The Kingsmen and Peter And Gordon.
Tommy Quickly And The Remo Four play at The Mayfair, Newcastle, UK.
The Rolling Stones spend the fifth of nine days doing demo recording sessions at Regent Sound Studios, London, UK.
The Migil 5 begin a nine-day tour of Ireland.
Gene Pitney, The Dixie Cups, The Rip Chords, Major Lance, The Shirelles, Mike Clifford, The Crystals, The Supremes, The Reflections and Dean And Jean play in The 1964 Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Masonic Temple, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Soul Agents play at The Waterfront Club, Cliff Hotel, Woolston, Southampton, Hampshire, UK.