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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.
The Yardbirds rehearse at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK.
The John Coltrane Quartet records Welcome, Transition and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Impulse Records.
Peter And Gordon play at The Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Joseph Alberto Santiago is born in Manila, Philippines, Asia. He will find fame as Joey Santiago, guitarist for The Pixies.
Actor Peter Lawford hosts a party for Judy Garland on the occasion of her 43rd birthday.
Chet Atkins with Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops plays in Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The session is recorded by RCA Records and will be released as the album The Pops Goes Country.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band plus Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet play at Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
The Shadows play the fourth of seven nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK.
The Dave Clark Five play at The Majestic Theatre, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Beach Boys, Ray Charles and The Byrds play at Yankee Stadium, New York City, USA.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records Bummin' Around and Take Him Fishin' in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jazz guitar virtuoso Carl Kress collapses and dies, aged 58, of a heart attack while on tour with George Barnes in Reno, Nevada, USA. In a glittering career, Kress found success as a solo and duet performer, as well as working in the bands of Paul Whiteman, Bix Beiderbecke, The Dorsey Brothers and others.
Cliff Richard has a session at Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, during which he records the songs Long Ago, I'll Walk Alone, A Summer Place and My Foolish Heart.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles receives the guarantee for his recently delivered Rolls Royce Phantom V, license plate number FJB111C. The vehicle is nineteen feet long and weighs three tons.
The Small Faces sign a three-year management contract with Don Arden at his Carnaby Street, London, UK, offices. They also play at Wykeham Hall, Romford, Essex, UK.
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Frankie Laine records House Of Laughter, What Do You Know?, Two Loves Have I and A Girl in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Iveys play at Ritz Entertainments Club (a.k.a. The Ritz), Skewen, South Wales, UK, with The Blackjacks. The Iveys will find greater fame as Badfinger.
Donovan, Burt Bacharach, Gene Pitney, The Rolling Stones and The Who make live appearances on UK tv show Top Of The Pops.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Klook's Kleek, Hampstead, London, England, UK.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.