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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 musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
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 Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring Butterfield on vocals and harmonica, Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop on guitars, Mark Naftalin on organ, Jerome Arnold and bass and Sam Lay on drums, is playing during a month of live shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Ketty Lester plays during two weeks at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Paul Anka is playing during a two-week stay at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Judy Garland is playing during a two-week engagement at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, backed by the 30-piece Louis Basil orchestra. She is paid $50,000 per week.
The musical Anya is performed at The Ziegfield Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just two weeks.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Here It Comes Again by The Fortunes on Decca Records.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Unit 4 + 2, Mark Wynter and Elkie Brooks play a charity show in Cliff's old school, Cheshunt Secondary Modern, North London, England, UK, Europe.
Two editions of US tv rock show Shindig are taped at Richmond, England, UK, Europe, featuring The Who, The Animals, Georgie Fame and The Yardbirds.
The Rolling Stones release a new album, December's Children, in the USA on London Records.
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Eddy Arnold reaches No1 the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA with Make The World Go Away.
The Knickerbockers enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with Lies – a quite remarkable Beatles-a-like effort – which will peak at No20.
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Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play an all-nighter at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, with The Big Three and The Cryin' Shames.
The VIPs play at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Billie Davis plays at The Coronation Ballroom, Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at the City Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Moody Blues, The Marionettes The Paramounts, The Koobas and Beryl Marsden with Steve Aldo.
The Applejacks play at The Plaza, Oswestry, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers play at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Henry Mancini plays at The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is She's Just My Style by Gary Lewis And The Playboys, entering at No73.
Jay And The Americans enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with Sunday And Me, the first hit composed by young songwriter Neil Diamond.
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The Panel on tonight's edition of the BBC-tv record rating show Juke Box Jury features Simon Dee, Carolyn Hester, Stratford Johns and Ketty Lester.
Simon And Garfunkel, enter the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with The Sound Of Silence, which will peak at No1. At this point, however, the duo is no longer in existence. Paul Simon has to be brought back from the UK, where he is a solo performer, and Art Garfunkel has to quit his studies at Columbia University, New York, in order to record enough new tracks for an accompanying album.
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The Opposition support Rapids Rave at the Co-operative Hall, Enderby, England, UK, Europe.The Opposition's rhythm guitarist is John Deacon, later to join Queen.
The Rolling Stones play at the Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA.
The Small Faces play in The Pavilion, Bath, England, UK, Europe.
Puppet On A String, from the Elvis Presley movie Girl Happy, enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No14 during a six-week run.
Henry Mancini plays to an audience of 8,000 at The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Despite the venue providing a sub-standard piano for Mancini's show, the audience brought him back for two standing ovations.
Paul Revere And The Raiders release a new single, Just Like Me, on Columbia Records in the USA.
The Marquee Show, featuring Manfred Mann, The Yardbirds, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Paul And Barry Ryan, Gary Farr and The T-Bones, the Mark Leeman Five and The Scaffold, plays at the ABC, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Marvin Gaye, The Vogues, Jackie Lee and The Deep Six appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Record producer Owen Bradley, head of Decca's Nashville office, is admitted to St. Thomas Hospital for treatment of an ulcer. He is expected to be in hospital for less than one week.
The Paupers play the second of two nights at El Patio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Little Jimmy Dickens scores his only mainstream hit when May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose peaks at No15 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play the second of three nights at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beach Boys play at The Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, supported by Lindy And The Lavells, The Viscounts and The Defiants.
Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters organise the first public Acid Test, in San Jose, California, USA, the same night as the Rolling Stones play the Civic Auditorium.
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Turn! Turn! Turn! by The Byrds reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will remain for three-weeks. On the same day it also tops the Cash Box magazine chart, but only for one week.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Jacques Brel appears at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
French music star Jacques Brel makes his American debut with a show at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Kinks enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with A Well Respected Man, which will peak at No13.
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US music trade magazine Billboard reports that Allen Klein, acting as Donovan's business manager, is negotiating a deal between Donovan and influential record producer Mickie Most.
Dusty Springfield plays at Tito's, Stockton, England, UK, Europe
The Great Society record a third version of Free Advice at Golden State Recorders in San Francisco, California, USA.