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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.
Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter J.B. Lenoir records the LP Alabama Blues in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Reg Dwight, later to be known as Elton John, quits school to work as a messenger for Mills Music in London, UK.
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T-Bone Walker begins a UK tour at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, and appears on tv show Ready, Steady, Go! With John Mayall's Bluesbreakers as his backing band. Also on today's edition of Ready, Steady, Go! are Petula Clark and The Toggery Five.
Del Shannon, The Shangri-Las, Wayne Fontana and Herman's Hermits play at The Capitol, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Manor House, London, UK.
Adam Faith and Sandie Shaw play at The Adelphi, Slough, UK.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at The Lutherian Hall, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada.
The Beatles continue filming their second movie, Help!, provisionally titled Beatles 2, in New Providence, Bahamas, Caribbean. On this day they are filmed at various locations, searching for Ringo Starr, who has been kidnapped.
I Pity The Fool by The Manish Boys is released in the UK. The band's vocalist is David Jones, destined to be better known as David Bowie.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Do The Clam, in the UK on RCA Victor Records.
Cliff Richard releases a new single, The Minute You're Gone, in the UK.
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The Downliners Sect plays at The 51 Club, London, UK.
The Yardbirds release their third single, For Your Love, in the UK.
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Bob Dylan and Joan Baez play at The Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Yardbirds (with Jeff Beck now as their guitarist), The Moody Blues, The Mark Leeman Five, Jimmy James And The Vagabonds and others play at the Sounds Of 65 concert in Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK, a benefit for pirate radio station Radio Caroline.
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The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies and Dave Berry, begin a UK tour at The Regal, Edmonton, London, UK.
A UK package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The ABC, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Kinks release their second album, Kinda Kinks, in the UK on Pye Records.
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Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas play at The Top Spot, Ross-On-Wye, UK.
Two new singles by The Beatles, Eight Days A Week and Honey Don't, are released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Them, with Van Morrison on vocals, release a new single, Here Comes The Night, in the UK on Decca Records.
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.