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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
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.
Britain's national radio and television network The BBC (British Boradcasting Corporation) slaps a ban on novelty horror disc Monster Mash by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers.
Don Everly and his pregnant wife Venetia arrive in London for the start of The Everly Brothers UK tour.
The Beatles play two sessions, lunchtime and evening, at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
If A Man Answers, a new movie starring Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee, opens in the USA.
A package tour featuring Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Jet Harris And The Jetblacks, The Breakaways and Sounds Incorporated plays at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK. [Other sources indicate, however, that on this date Little Richard, Sam Cooke and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Mansfield, UK.]
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes, Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee and others play in The American Folk Blues Festival in The Kongresssaal des Deutschen Museums, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at the Gaslight Cafe, Bob Dylan, New York City, USA.
Freddie Hubbard [as The Hub-Tones] records You're My Everything, Prophet Jennings, Lament For Booker and For Spee's Sake, with Herbie Hancock on piano, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The tracks will appear on the Blue Note Records album Hub-Tones.
Chris Montez performs Let's Dance on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Marlene And her Boyfriends and The Strangers play at The Locarno Ballroom, Old Town Square, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
House Music pioneer Jesse Saunders is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. With the band Z Factor, Saunders will write and record the 1983 single Fantasy for Mitchbal Records. Later that year, he will found Jes-Say Records and release On and On, often cited as the first house music track.