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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.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe is playing during four weeks at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill is Vicki Frazer.
The Squires, featuring lead guitarist Neil Young, play at St Paul Of The Apostle Community Youth Organisation, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Soul Agents play at Hillside Youth Club, Cheltenham Road, Paulsgrove, North Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
Rachel Bolan, bassist for heavy rock outfit Skid Row, is born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA.
Manfred Mann play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
Johnny Cash plays at Kane's Ballroom, Niagara Falls, New York State, USA.
Hugely successful songwriter, singer, pianist and compose r Ary Baroso dies of cirrhosis of the liver in Rio De Janiero, Brazil, South America.
Aretha Franklin spends the third of four days recording the LP Unforgettable: A Tribute to Dinah Washington, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
During the day, with George Harrison in bed at The Plaza Hotel nursing a sore throat, the other three members of The Beatles enjoy a horse and carriage ride in Central Park, New York City, USA. In the evening, seventy-three million Americans tune in to watch their first US tv performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Also on the Sullivan show is Welsh entertainer Tessie O'Shea, and The Beatles take the opportunity of being photographed with her.
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Having completed work in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, on the film Wonderful Life, Cliff Richard And The Shadows fly back into the UK.
Judy Garland is recovering in Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USA, after suffering a mild concussion in a fall at her apartment.
Elvis Presley sends a telegram to The Beatles congratulating the group on the success of their television appearance today on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Freddie Garrity, leader of Freddie And The Dreamers, crashes his two-week old E-Type Jaguar on the way home to Harpurphey, Lancashire, UK.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, UK.
The Undertakers play at the Oasis Club, Lloyd Street, Manchester, UK, supported by The Meteors.