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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 stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Popular honky tonk pianist and bandleader Big Tiny Little is playing during an extended booking at The Java Lanes, Long Beach, California, USA.
The John Coltrane Quartet is playing during two weeks at La Tete De L'Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Helen Shapiro is undertaking a ten-week summer season engagement at The Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, Ronnie Corbett and Jimmy Savile.
Dee Dee Sharp performs Rock Me In The Cradle Of Love on popular tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
15-year-old, barefoot James Taylor impresses the audience at the Moon-Cusser Coffee House Hootenanny, in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, with his sincere folksinging, accompanying himself on the guitar.
The Rolling Stones play at The Ricky Tick Club, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Ronettes record Be My Baby at Gold Star Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Phil Spector as producer and the famed Wrecking Crew session team.
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A full-page advert for the single Thanks To You by Daryl Quist adorns the cover of weekly pop paper The New Music Express (NME) in the UK. This is the second such promotional cover for Quist but his career never really takes off.
David Jones, later to be known as David Bowie, spends his last day at Bromley Technical High School, South Bromley, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Plaza, Old Hill, and The Plaza, Handsworth, both in Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
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The Dakotas release their debut single, The Cruel Sea, in the UK on Parlophone Records.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during six nights at The Cadillac Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Joe Williams, Gerry Mulligan and McCoy Tyner are among the artists appearing at The Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
Their manager Brian Epstein gives his verbal agreement to a proposal that The Beatles should tour Australia in 1964.
Billy Fury releases a new single, In Summer/I'll Never Fall In Love Again, on Decca Records in the UK.
Otis Redding releases a new single, That's What My Heart Needs, on Volt Records in the USA.
The Zombies play at The Parish Youth Club, Hatfield, England, UK, Europe.
Jackie Wilson releases a new single, Shake Shake Shake, on Brunswick Records in the USA.
Bo Diddley plays the first of two nights at The Beach Club, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. The live album Bo Diddley's Beach Party is recorded during these shows, despite the shows being broken up by local police because black members of Bo's band are seen to be dancing with white teenagers.
Dionne Warwick releases a new single, Make the Music Play, on Scepter Records in the USA. The track is composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
The UK's first all-night rock'n'roll concert takes place at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, featuring Gene Vincent, Craig Douglas, Shane Fenton, The Cyril Davies Rhythm And Blues All-Stars, Long John Baldry, the John Barry Seven, Screaming Lord Sutch and The Barron Knights.
Twist And Shout, the fifth single by Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, gives them their first Top 20 hit, entering the UK singles chart at No 19.
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