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The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
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 Slide Hampton Orchestra record It's All Right With Me, Our Waltz and The Drum Suite Pt 2, for Epic Records in New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker is the guest of honour at a party held for him by the Philadelphia Variety Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event gives Chubby the opportunity to preview his new movie, Don't Knock The Twist.
Guitarist Jack Eubanks, with Boots Randolph on saxophone, records After The Rain and Since I Met You Baby, at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Slide Hampton Orchestra records It's All Right With Me, Our Waltz and The Drum Suite Pt 2, for Epic Records in New York City, USA.
Two versions of When My Little Girl Is Smiling enter the UK singles chart. The Drifters version enters at No31, but Jimmy Justice takes an early lead by entering at No24. (1962)

Brenda Lee and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Greenford, UK.
Steel guitar virtuoso Speedy West records Speedy's Special, Tulsa Twist and Sunset At Waikiki, in Capitol Recording Studios, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard records Summer Holiday at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, but this version will remain unissued.
Rita Faye records No Matter How Long It Takes, Any Doggone Thing, That's What They Say and You're Cool, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ray Charles plays the third night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, supported by Maxine Brown plus Don And Juan.
The Corvettes play at The Skating Rink, Bicknell, Indiana, USA.
Brenda Lee and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Greenford, UK.
Chubby Checker is the guest of honour at a party held for him by The Philadelphia Variety Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event gives Chubby the opportunity to preview his new movie, Don't Knock The Twist.
The Sonny Rollins Septet record The Night Has A Thousand Eyes [not to be confused with the Bobby Vee hit of the same name] for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Charles plays the third night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, supported by Maxine Brown plus Don And Juan.
Cliff Richard records Summer Holiday at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, but this version will remain unissued.
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Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime gig and The Beatles play an evening gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Burl Ives, with producer Owen Bradley, records Sunshine In My Soul, Where He Leads Me and other songs in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Pianist on the session is Floyd Cramer.