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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.
Manfred Mann play at The Co-op Hall, Gravesend, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones, The Preachers, Chris Farlowe, Manfred Mann and Goldie And The Gingerbreads appear on UK tv pop show Ready, Steady, Go. During the show, The Rolling Stones, their manager Andrew Loog Oldham and presenter Cathy McGowan mime to Sonny And Cher's hit single I Got You Babe.
The Hollies play at The Top Of The World, Stafford, England, UK, Europe
The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Lovin' Spoonful, The Temptations, Martha And The Vandellas, Brenda Holloway, Patti LaBelle And The Bluebelles and The Beau Brummels play the eighth night of a ten day season, promoted by top radio DJ Murray The K, at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre, New York City, USA.
Ray Price records Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Charles Mingus is playing at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Beach Boys play the first of two nights at The Lagoon, Farmington, near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Revolver by The Beatles shoots up from No45 to No1 in the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA.
Audrey Williams records Oceans Of Love and They're Begging You To Stay for MGM Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Spencer Davis Group play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Marlene Dietrich plays the fifth of six nights at the The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK.
James Brown appears on The Lloyd Thaxton Show, KCOP-TV, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Supremes record an appearance for the WCAU-tv show Discophonic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to be broadcast the following day.
Manfred Mann release a new single, their version of the Bob Dylan composition If You Gotta Go, Go Now, in the UK.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Paul Petersen performing You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby and The Lovin' Spoonful performing Do You Believe in Magic?
Joe Loss And His Orchestra are appearing at the Empire Ballroom, Leicester Square, London, England, UK. The Orchestra's vocalist is Ross McManus, whose son will find fame as Elvis Costello.
The Frenzie Beats play at The Pavilion Ballroom, Strathpeffer, Scotland, UK, supported by The Oreogons.
The Who play at The Borough Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, England, UK.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Shevelles play at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The First New York Blues Project, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, John Hammond Jr. and The Little John Trio play during a week of shows at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich, Village, New York City, USA.
Joe Tex records For Your Love, Don't Make Your Children Pay, Stop Look And Listen, C.C.Rider and Any Little Bit for Atlantic Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Contours record It Moves Me To Tears for Motown Records in New York City, USA. The voices of The Isley Brothers will be over-dubbed onto the existing track on December 20, 1965.
Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr appear in a predictable (and pre-recorded) pie-throwing episode of The Soupy Sales Show on tv in the USA.
Milt Trenier and Micki Lynn are playing at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fats Domino is playing the second of five nights at Club Laurel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt records the LP Pow! for Prestige Records, in New York City, USA.
The Small Faces sign a contract to appear in the upcoming British film Dateline Diamonds.
Joe Tex records Don't Make Your Children Pay, C.C. Rider , For Your Love, Stop, Look And Listen and Any Little Bit for Atlantic Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jeremy Trollope is born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK. He will find success as Trotsky, drummer with the pioneering Wiltshire-based but internationally acclaimed anarcho-punk band The Subhumans.
The Walker Brothers play at The Oa sis, Manchester, England, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, England, UK.
The Hollies release a new album, Hollies, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Otis Redding is playing at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Beatles' publicist Tony Barrow writes to DJ Paul Drew of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, who had travelled with The Beatles on their recent tour of America. Barrow says, ""May I take this opportunity of thanking you once again for helping make things go smoothly all the way through the tour - and, of course, for the unexpected and thoroughly useful gifts you piled upon me at the Cabana."
The 90-minute radio show Swing Into Summer on the BBC Light Programme in the UK, features live perfomances by Frankie Vaughan, The Searchers, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Freddie And The Dreamers, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Donovan, Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds, Chris Barber's Jazzband, The Bert Weedon Quartet and others. The show is hosted by Alan Freeman.
Audrey Williams records They're Beggin' You To Stay and Oceans Of Love in Columbia Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Louis Armstrong and The All Stars record Short But Sweet, The Circle Of Your Arms, I Like This Kind Of Party and The Three Of Us for Mercury Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bobby Bare records In The Same Old Way, We Helped Each Other Out, Talk Me Some Sense and You Can't Stop The Wild Wind From Blowing, in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Byrds record Turn! Turn! Turn! (a long version thereof) and The World Turns All Around Her at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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The Silkie release their version of You've Got To Hide Your Love Away on Fontana Records in the UK. The song is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles. The record is produced by Lennon, with McCartney adding some guitar parts.
Barbara Dane, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Glenn Ohrlin, Jean Redpath, Jean Ritchie, Mississippi John Hurt, The Greenbriar Boys, Theodore Bikel, Tom Paxton and Tom Rush play on the first day of the Philadelphia Folk Festival in Wilson Farm, Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sonny Stitt Quintet records I Want To Be Happy, Love On The Rocks, Blue Lights, Up And Over, Scramble, Pride And Passions and 'Nuff Guff for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Price records Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, but the track will not be released. Players on the track include guitarists Ray Edenton, Harold Bradley and Grady Martin, Buddy Emmons on steel, Joseph Zinkan on bass, Buddy Harman on drums, Tommy Jackson on fiddle and Hargus Robbins on piano.
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, begins negotiating with ABC-TV in the USA to air a Beatles cartoon series. The weekly show will air from September 25, 1965 to May 9, 1969. Veteran voice actor Paul Frees provided the speaking voices of John and George while Lance Percival of the British 'Carry On' films did the voices of Paul and Ringo.
Paul Simon plays at The Tuning Fork, Chester, England, UK.
Rufus Thomas releases the single The World Is Round on Stax Records in the USA. Rhythm section on the track is The Bar-Kays.
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.