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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.
Irish blues band Them, including vocalist Van Morrison, play at The Town Hall, Kidderminster, UK.
Brian Wilson continues re-recording a Beach Boys album track, Help Me, Rhonda, at Western Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. On this day he oversees the recording of Al Jardine's new lead vocal.
Wayne Shorter is recording tracks for his Blue Note Records LP The Soothsayer at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
DJ WestBam, alias Maximilian Lenz, is born in Munster, Westphalia, Germany, Europe.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Adam Faith and Sandie Shaw play at The Granada, Maidstone, UK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record Chelsea Bridge, The Opener, Fade Up and other tracks at Fine Studios, New York City, USA, for Reprise Records. Most of the tracks will appear on the LP Concert In The Virgin Islands.
Paul Bostaph, drummer of thrash metal band Slayer, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
On the day that their first self-composed single, The Last Time, enters the UK singles chart, The Rolling Stones record an appearance for UK tv show Top Of The Pops, which will be shown a week later.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band begins a regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK. Also on the bill is Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men.
The Beatles continue filming their second movie, Help!, provisionally titled Beatles 2, in New Providence, Bahamas, Caribbean. On this day they are filmed on Cabbage Beach and Victoria Beach.
Richard March, bassist of British bands Pop Will Eat Itself and Bentley Rhythm Ace is born in York, UK.
Singer-songwriter Peter La Farge writes to Moe Asch, head of Folkways Records in New York City, USA, thanking him for sending copies of The Town Hall Concert LP.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at the Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Jet magazine in the USA publishes a special edition to mark the recent death of Nat King Cole. The entire content of the magazine is about Nat King Cole, his life, music and family.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.