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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.
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.
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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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.
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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Two new singles by The Beatles, Eight Days A Week and Honey Don't, are released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
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.
Cliff Richard releases a new single, The Minute You're Gone, in the UK.
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Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Manor House, London, UK.
Del Shannon, The Shangri-Las, Wayne Fontana and Herman's Hermits play at The Capitol, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas play at The Top Spot, Ross-On-Wye, UK.
The Downliners Sect plays at The 51 Club, London, UK.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at The Lutherian Hall, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada.
Adam Faith and Sandie Shaw play at The Adelphi, Slough, UK.
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.
Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter J.B. Lenoir records the LP Alabama Blues in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies and Dave Berry, begin a UK tour at The Regal, Edmonton, London, UK.
The Kinks release their second album, Kinda Kinks, in the UK on Pye Records.
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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.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Do The Clam, in the UK on RCA Victor Records.
Them, with Van Morrison on vocals, release a new single, Here Comes The Night, in the UK on Decca Records.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.