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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.
Dusty Springfield plays the second night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
Bill Anderson and Jan Howard record I Know You're Married and Time Out for Decca Records in Columbia Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Greg Dulli is born in Hamilton, Ohio, USA. He will find success as a member of The Afghan Whigs.
Johnny Tillotson records Goodbye Mr. Tears and You And Me for MGM Records in New York City, USA. The tracks will, however, not be released.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the sixth of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Zydeco accordian star Clifton Chenier records Louisiana Blues for Arhoolie Records in Gold Star Studios, Houston, Texas, USA.
Johnny Cash is arrested in Starkville, Mississippi, USA, for trespassing late at night on private property to pick flowers. While in the jail, Cash breaks his toes by trying to kick out the bars on the window. The incident inspires Cash to write the song Starkville City Jail.
Manfred Mann, supported by The Mark Leeman Five, play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Byrds perform their cover of the Bob Dylan song Mr. Tambourine Man on tv show Hullabaloo in the USA. The Supremes and Peter And Gordon appear in the same edtion of the show.
Pre-production work for the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie and Johnny, begins at Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones continue recording tracks at Chess Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA, before boarding an evening flight to Los Angeles, California.
B.B. King's album Live At The Regal, recorded in Chicago, Illinois, USA, enters the Billboard albums chart in the USA, where it will peak at No6.
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The Small Faces play - unpaid - at The Ruskin Arms, Manor Park, London, UK.
The Vejtables record a third version of I Still Love You at Coast Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA.
At the age of 19, Liza Minnelli gets her first starring role, in the Broadway musical Flora, the Red Menace, written by composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb.
Lou Reed and John Cale record demos for Pickwick Records in New York City, USA, including Heroin, Why Don't You Smile Now and Buzz Buzz Buzz.
The Beatles complete two days of filming 'Buckingham Palace interiors' at Cliveden House, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK, for the film Help!. While there, they are interviewed by Buddy McGregor.
The Kinks play at The Odeon, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Yardbirds and Goldie And The Gingerbreads. N.B. At this point in their career The Yardbirds have recently parted company with guitarist Eric Clapton and replaced him with Jeff Beck.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
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.