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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 Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK.
The Beatles play at the Plaza de Toros Monumental, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Jimmy James and the Vagabonds play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
Down In the Boondocks by Billy Joe Royal enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
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Peter, Paul And Mary play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Ride Your Pony by Lee Dorsey enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Cilla Black plays the first of two nights at The Palma Tagomejo Club, Majorca, Spain, Europe.
(Such An) Easy Question by Elvis Presley, from the soundtrack of the film Tickle Me, enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No11 during a six-week run.
The Crystals, The Bobby Fuller Four, Dobie Gray, Bobby Rydell and Ian Whitcomb appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Dee Dee Sharpe plays at The Hotel Onondaga, Syracuse, New York State, USA, supported by Ronnie Dio And The Prophets.
Nina Simone plays the sixth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
I Told The Brook by Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The third day of The Newport Jazz Festival '65 features Miss Meiko Hirota, Dave Brubeck, Herbie Mann, Earl 'Fatha' Hines and The Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Peter Fenton And The 3000 play at The Hermitage Ballroom, Hitching, Hertfordshire, UK.
The Fugs play the first of five consecutive Saturday gigs at The Bridge Theatre, New York City, USA.
The Beach Boys Summer Spectacular at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA, sponsored by KFWB Radio, also features Sam the Sham, The Byrds, Donna Loren, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Sonny And Cher, Dino, Desi And Billy, The Kinks and Ian Whitcomb.
The Yardbirds play in The Whitehall, East Grinstead, England, UK.
Trigger (real name Golden Cloud), the celebrated horse of movie singing cowboy Roy Rogers, dies aged 30 in Los Angeles, California, USA. The horse is stuffed by Everett Wilkensen of Bischoff's Taxidermy, and will be displayed in the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum in Apple Valley, California, USA. Trigger's death will inspire the tribute song, The Day That Trigger Died, by Australian singer-songwriter Leighton B. Watts.
Mr Tambourine Man by The Byrds reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA. The song is a Bob Dylan composition.
Dave Berry plays at The Starlight Room, Gliderdrome, Boston, Lincolnshire, UK.
An interview with John Lennon of The Beatles is broadcast on the BBC radio show The World Of Books in the UK.
Buddy Rich, Louie Bellson, Elvin Jones, Art Blakey, Jo Jones and Roy Haynes take part in a drum workshop at The Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, 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.
Colours by Donovan peaks at No4 in the UK singles chart.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays the fourth of thirteen nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rising Sons [including Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal].
Tony Bennett, Count Basie And His Band and Bill Cosby play the last of three nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A cover version of Bob Dylan's All I Really Want To Do by Cher enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No15.
Save Your Heart For Me by Gary Lewis and The Playboys enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No2.
Donovan is the first star guest on a new BBC radio series, Folk Room, recorded in London, England, UK.
Five Of A Kind play the third of four nights at The Smoke Shack, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is I'm Henry VIII I Am by Herman's Hermits, entering at No18.
The Hep Stars record Bald Headed Woman and Lonesome Town for Olga Records in Sweden, Europe. The band includes Benny Andersson, later to find fame with Abba.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
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.