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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 J.B. Lenoir records Alabama Blues Mojo Boogie and other tracks at Sound Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beach Boys are recording Amusement Parks USA and Graduation Day, in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Capitol Records.
John Coltrane is playing at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Petula Clark plays in Knokke, Belgium, Europe.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Who play at The City Hall, Perth, Scotland, UK.
The Beatles continue filming for their second feature film, Help!, at Knighton Down, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK.
The first paid gig by The Warlocks takes place at Magoo's Pizza Parlor in Menlo Park, California, USA. The Warlocks will, in due course, become the Grateful Dead.
Radio station KHJ in Los Angeles, California, USA, switches from an adult-oriented music format to a more youth-tragetted hits playlist format. Within a year KHJ will emerge as the most popular station in Los Angeles.
The Beatles release a new album, The Beatles No.5, on Odeon Records in Japan, Asia.
Dean Ford And The Gaylords record The Name Game (a cover of an American hit by Shirley Ellis), in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, with producer Bob Barratt. The group will find greater success after evolving into The Marmalade.
Marvin Gaye spends the first of two days recording Ain't That Peculiar for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Connie Smith completes recording of Not Till You Come Back To Me in RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Popular tv show Shindig! in the USA, stages a special Tribute To Elvis Presley edition, featuring songs made famous by Elvis performed by Sonny And Cher, The Isley Brothers, The Chambers Brothers, The Blossoms, Glen Campbell, The Wellingtons, Joey Cooper, Delaney Bramlett and others.
Bob Dylan plays at The Town Hall, Birmingham, England, UK.
Donovan plays at The Futurist Theatre, Scarborough, UK.
The Hollies record I'm Alive at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK.
Bianca Halstead is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. Under the name Bianca Butthole, she will find acclaim as the singer and bassist for two bands, Betty Blowtorch and Butt Trumpet.
The Kinks, The Rockin' Berries and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play another show on their 21 date UK tour in Aldershot, England.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, UK. After the gig, Fame flies to the USA for promotional appearances on tv shows including Shindig! And Hullaballoo.
Popular Greek singer Nikos Gounaris dies of cancer in Zagora, Magnesia, Greece, Europe.
Keyboardist Alan Price announces that he has left The Animals, because he has a fear of flying.
Astrud Gilberto records What's New, I Concentrate On You, As Time Goes By and Like Someone In Love for Verve Records in the USA.
Judy Garland is at the Astor Tower, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for a press conference to promote her upcoming concert at The Arie Crown Theater.
Bob Dylan releases the single Subterranean Homesick Blues/The Times They Are A-Changin' in Germany and The Netherlands, Europe.
A UK package tour featuring Billy Fury, The Pretty Things, Dave Berry and The Cruisers, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The John Barry Seven and The Zephyrs, plays at The ABC, Stockton, England.
Donovan records his next single, Colours, for Pye Records in London, England, UK.
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Buck Owens And His Buckaroos record Hangin' On To What I Got, Someone With No-One To Love, Buckaroo and Faded Love in Capitol Tower Recording Studio, 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.