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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.
Twist And Shout by The Beatles reaches No1 in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
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The Beatles make music history by holding the top five places in the Billboard Top 40 singles charts in the USA with their songs Can't Buy Me Love, Twist And Shout, She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand and Please Please Me.
Gene Vincent And The Shouts play at the The City Hall, Salisbury Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Argonauts with Rufus.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single I Love You Because by Jim Reeves.
Odetta plays at The Town Hall, New York City, USA.
Mary Travers of Peter, Paul And Mary is on the panel of UK record-rating tv show Juke Box Jury.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bits And Pieces 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 No55.
The Tony Meehan Combo plays at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, UK, supported by The Who.
The All My Loving EP by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Squires, featuring lead guitarist Neil Young, play at Norberry Community Club, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Kingston Trio come to the end of a two-week season at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jazz double-bassist and composer Charles Mingus plays at The Town Hall, New York City, USA. The show is recorded and will be released by his own Jazz Workshop record label as The Town Hall Concert.
Johnny Cash plays at The Forum, Wichita, Kansas, USA.
My Guy by Mary Wells enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
John Lee Granderson records Please Come Back To Me and Cold Dark Evening in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nadine by Chuck Berry enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No23.
The Soul Agents, formerly known as The Lonely Ones, play at The Scala Ballroom, Dartford, Kent, UK. This is their first gig under the new name, chosen because they were moving increasingly towards r'n'b material.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Hotel Pere Marquette, Peoria, Illinois, USA.
Willie Dixon records Weak Brain! Narrow Mind!, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The track will appear on the album Chicago Blues from Spivey Records.
The Commanches play at The Public Hall, Wallington, UK.
No less than 19 UK-made records enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Sam Cooke performs Good News on weekly tv pop show American Bandstand in Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the show is Bobby Rydell, performing Make Me Forget.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at The Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
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Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The Capitol, Cardiff, Wales.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at St Peter's Hall, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK.
Oscar Brand plays the second of two nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.