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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.
Sugar Pie DeSanto and The Shevells play at The Marquee, Soho, London, 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.
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.
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."
Petula Clark plays in St. Laverne, France, Europe.
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.
The Byrds play at White Halls, East Grinstead, England, UK.
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.
Toumani Diabaté, internationally famed as The Kora Prince of Mali, is born in Mali, Africa.
Herman's Hermits play the second of three nights at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Josephine Baker performs in concert at The Tivoli Music Hall, Tivoli, Denmark, Europe.
The Rolling Stones book (their fanclub magazine) No15 is published in the UK, with an image of guitarist Keith Richards on the cover.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, I'm Yours, on RCA Records in the USA.
TV show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features The Drifters performing There Goes My Baby, and Brian Hyland performing Ginny Come Lately.
Elvis Presley continues location filming for the movie Paradise Hawaiian Style, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Kinks record a live session at The Playhouse Theatre, London, England, UK, for the BBC Radio Show Saturday Club.
Lonnie Donegan plays at The Aquarium, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
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.
Freddie And The Dreamers play at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK.
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.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
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.