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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.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at The Cloister Inn, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
Big Girls Don't Cry by The Four Seasons reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Aretha Franklin, Bobby Bland, Gene Chandler, The Tams and others play the second of seven nights at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Jerry Butler, The Four Seasons, Ike And Tina Turner, and Gladys Knight And The Pips play the fifth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Love Came To Me by Dion entering at No72, is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Brook Benton plays the thirteenth of fourteen nights at The 40 Thieves Club, Bermuda.
Jerry Garcia plays at the College Of San Mateo, San Mateo, California, USA. He will go on to find greater fame as leader of the Grateful Dead.
The Motor Town Special, a two-month long all-Motown package tour featuring The Miracles, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, The Contours, The Marvelettes, Martha And The Vandellas and Little Stevie Wonder, plays a date in The City Auditorium, Columbus, Georgia, USA.
Little Richard and The Beatles play the tenth night of a two-week residency at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Guitarist and songwriter Daniel Wentworth is born in Lansing, Michigan, USA.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein writes to UK promoter Larry Parnes quoting a rate of
Helen Shapiro, Eden Kane and The Kestrels play at the Granada, Sutton, UK.
Stuart Watson, drummer of UK band Silverfish, is born in Northamptonshire.
Bo Diddley plays the last of six nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sonny Webb and the Cascades play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Rory Storm And The Hurricanes and The Statesmen.
The Sapphires Package Group with Steve Weston, Mike Shane and Paul Rivers play at The Civic Hall, Exter, UK.