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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.
Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones writes a personal letter to a fan called Dawn (aka Ziggy) stating, "some people are really fussy about the most ridiculous things. What difference does it make whether you wear shoes or ties, your money is as good as anybody elses."
Roger Miller records England Swings, Hey Good Lookin' and Dad Blame Anything in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Players on the session include guitarists Thumbs Carllile and Jerry Kennedy.
Charlie Walker records The Man In The Little White Suit, Memory Killer and other tracks, with producer Billy Sherrill, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Backing vocals on the session are supplied by The Jordanaires.
Toumani Diabaté, internationally famed as The Kora Prince of Mali, is born in Mali, Africa.
The Rolling Stones book (their fanclub magazine) No15 is published in the UK, with an image of guitarist Keith Richards on the cover.
Freddie And The Dreamers play at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK.
Bandleader and pianist Freddie Slack, best remembered for his late 1930s and early 1940s boogie-woogie rhythms, dies in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues location filming for the movie Paradise Hawaiian Style, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Byrds play at White Halls, East Grinstead, England, UK.
The Kinks record a live session at The Playhouse Theatre, London, England, UK, for the BBC Radio Show Saturday Club.
TV show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features The Drifters performing There Goes My Baby, and Brian Hyland performing Ginny Come Lately.
Peter, Paul And Mary and Henry Mancini And His Orchestra play the second of six nights at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lonnie Donegan plays at The Aquarium, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Sugar Pie DeSanto and The Shevells play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Petula Clark plays in St. Laverne, France, Europe.
Herman's Hermits play the second of three nights at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
A management and recording contract between Larry Page and The Riot Squad comes to an end and is not renewed because Page has lost interest in the group. The band includes drummer Mitch Mitchell, later to play with The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and vocalist Graham Bonney, later to establish a successful solo career in Germany.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, I'm Yours, on RCA Records in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
Lalo Schifrin records the Second Season End Title music for tv series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. in Culver City, California, USA.
Josephine Baker performs in concert at The Tivoli Music Hall, Tivoli, Denmark, Europe.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.