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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.
Adam Faith releases a new EP, A Message To Martha From Adam, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Marianne Faithfull releases a new single, Come And Stay With Me, on Decca Records in the UK. The song is composed by Jackie De Shannon.
The Shadows release a new single, The Next Time I See Mary Ann, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Manor House, London, UK.
The Beatles release a new single, Rock And Roll Music, in Sweden, Europe, on Parlophone Records, and in Japan, Asia, on Odeon Records. The song is a cover of a 1957 Chuck Berry composition.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at United College, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Wynton Kelly Quintet records Bobo, If You Could See Me Now and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Verve Records.
Gene Pitney arrives in the UK to begin a five-day promotional tour for his seventh album Gene Pitney's Big Sixteen.
In an article in UK pop paper the NME (New Musical Express), Derek Johnson questions why there is so much miming on television pop shows.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows continue with their season at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
Eric And The Norsemen play their first live gig in Liberty, Missouri, USA. They will go on to be hailed as "The Wildest Show In The Mid West", and will be inducted into the Kansas Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame in 2006.
In New York City, USA, United Artists announce that shooting of The Beatles' second, as yet untitled, film will begin on 22 February in The Bahamas.
The Rolling Stones enjoy a day off during their tour of New Zealand, Oceania. They spend the time horse riding and visiting hot springs at and mud baths.
The Who play at The Town Hall, Bath, UK. (N.B. This date is unconfirmed)
The Moody Blues play at The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
The Jazz Crusaders record Soul Kosher, A Trane Thing, New Time Shuffle and other tracks in Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.