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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.
Johnny Mathis, The Young Americans and Woody Allen play the first of seven nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays the ninth of thirteen nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rising Sons [including Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal].
Sonny James records In Memory Of Louisa, All My Love All My Life and There's Always Another Day, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Sonny And Cher are working on tracks for Cher's first solo album, in Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Keyboardist Ray Manzarek runs into lyricist/singer Jim Morrison on Venice Beach, California, USA. Encouraged by Manzarek's interest, Morrison sings him his song Moonlight Drive. Suitably inspired by their encounter, they discuss the idea of forming a band together. In due course that group will become The Doors.
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The Rolling Stones are in Los Angeles, California, USA, mixing the album Out Of Our Heads.
The Graham Bond Organisation play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York City, USA, backed by The Count Basie Orchestra.
Jody Miller records Home Of The Brave for Capitol Records at Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet play at Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Roy Orbison records Ride Away and Crawling Back, in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Muddy Waters, with James Cotton on harmonica, plays at The Museum Of Modern Art, New York City, USA.
Ronald Biggs, serving a 30 year jail sentence for the 1963 Great Train Robbery, escapes from Wandsworth prison in London, UK, and flees to Brazil, from where authorities cannot extradite him. His escape will inspire the Sex Pistols' 1978 song, No One Is Innocent, featuring the lyric ,"Ronnie Biggs was doing time, until he done a bunk, now he says he's seen the light, and he's sold his soul for punk."
UK tv show Scene At 6.30 features Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames.
The Charles River Valley Boys play at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Sonny And Cher performing I Got You Babe and Just You; Del Shannon performing Runaway and Stranger in Town. Paul Revere And The Raiders perform from Hawaii, USA.
The teen-oriented movie Having a Wild Weekend starring The Dave Clark Five opens in London, UK. On release in the USA it will re-titled Catch Us If You Can.
Weekly TV show Top Of The Pops, broadcast from TV Centre in West London, England, UK, includes The Yardbirds performing Heart Full Of Soul.
Lesley Gore plays at Basin Street East, New York City, USA, along with Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels, The Invitatiuons, King Ernst And The Palace Guards and The Castaways.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at Klook's Kleek, Hampstead, London, England, UK.
Judy Garland spends the last of four days rehearsing in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for an upcoming appearance on The Andy Williams tv show.
Nina Simone plays the eleventh night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
The Beach Boys play at Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California, USA.
Jazz trombonist Willie Dennis, best-known as a big band musician but also an influential bebop soloist, dies aged 39 in a car crash in Central Park, New York City, USA.
DJ Dave Hull of KRLA Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, airs an illegally-sourced tape of The Beatles performing Soldier Of Love by Arthur Alexander, which had been recorded for a BBC radio show in July of 1963.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows fly from London, England, UK, to Scandinavia to begin a six-city tour.
Having been briefly deposed by Elvis Presley's Crying In The Chapel, I'm Alive by The Hollies returns to the UK Singles Chart No1 slot.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.