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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.
The Supremes have their first Top 30 singles chart entry in the USA when the Holland/Dozier/Holland composition When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes, reaches No23.
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I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Rod and the Cortinas play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Strangers.
Talking About My Baby by The Impressions is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No70.
The Cyril Davies All Stars with Long John Baldry play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK.
Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA publishes its first country album chart, showing Ring Of Fire by Johnny Cash at No1.
Cliff Richard is in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, continuing with the filming of his next movie, Wonderful Life.
Roger Miller records Dang Me and Chug-a-lug for Smash Records, in their Quonset Hut studio in Music Row, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Hooka Tooka by Chubby Checker enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No17.
America's first discotheque, The Whisky A-Go-Go, is opened by entrepreneur Elmer Valentine on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California, USA. The first live act is Johnny Rivers. It will become one of the hippest clubs in America.
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The Beatles Christmas Show comes to the end of its run at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
Jan And Dean record The New Girl In School, in United/Western Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, for Liberty Records.
The Animals play at The Scene Club, London, UK.
The Crystals perform Little Boy on weekly tv pop show American Bandstand in the USA. Also on the show is Freddy Cannon.
The Dave Clark Five appear on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
Dusty Springfield plays a ballroom date in Oxford, UK.
Louie Louie by The Kingsmen reaches No1 in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Yardbirds, featuring guitarist Eric Clapton, play at the Star Hotel, Croydon, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Sugar And Spice by The Searchers.