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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.
Them, including vocalist Van Morrison, play at The TA Centre, Scunthorpe, UK.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A seminal underground event "The International Poetry Incarnation" is held in The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Beat poets Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso and others read their works to an unprecedented 7,500 listeners.
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The Brothers Four record Sakura in Columbia Recording Studio, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
Donovan records tracks for his upcoming EP, Universal Soldier, in London, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones release a new EP, Got Live If You Want It, in the UK. It will peak at No7 on the singles chart.
Petula Clark plays in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Brothers Four record Sakura in Columbia Recording Studio, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
Gary Lewis and The Playboys release a new single, Save Your Heart For Me, which will peak at No2 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
EMI Engineer Norman Smith offers The Beatles a song at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK. Smith will later enjoy a briefly successful pop career under the name Hurricane Smith.
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The Yardbirds play in The Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool, UK.
Peter And Gordon release a new single, To Know You Is To Love You, in the UK.
UK newspapers carry the front page news that The Beatles are to receive MBE awards in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
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Sonny and Cher make their first appearance on national television in the USA on Dick Clark's American Bandstand.
Them, including vocalist Van Morrison, release their debut LP, The Angry Young Them, on Decca Records in the UK.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Johnny Cash records A Certain Kinda Hurtin' and The Sons Of Katie Elder at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Kris Ryan And The Questions play at The Cavern, 8 - 10 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK, with The Hideways and The Georgians.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles, and Jane Asher arrive back in London, England, UK, from a holiday in Albufeira, Portugal, Europe. On arrival, McCartney denies rumours that the pair had become married in Portugal.
The Shadows play the fifth of seven nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK.
Rick And The Ravens, a group including Ray Manzarek, later to play keyboards for The Doors, plays at Ports O'Call, San Pedro Marina, California, USA. Because the contract calls for a six-piece group, Manzarek's friend Jim Morrison stands in with the band, pretending to play guitar.
The Who play at The Co-op Ballroom, Nuneaton, UK.
Backstage during the Broadway run of the Barbra Streisand musical Funny Girl, her leading man, Sydney Chaplin, argues with Streisand and leaves the show before his contract is up.
Pressure Point, a movie starring Sidney Poitier and Bobby Darin, opens in Finland, Europe.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.