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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.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe is playing during four weeks at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill is Vicki Frazer.
The Grant Green Sextet records Untitled Grant Green Tune No3, Minor League, Grant's Tune, Un Poco Loco and Ezz-Thetic at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Odeon, Guildford, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Long John Baldry plays at The Place, Hanley, UK.
During a UK tour, John McNally of The Searchers is taken ill, forcing them to miss their next two dates, in Taunton and Swindon.
Granada TV in the UK transmits Yeah Yeah Yeah, a documentary report on The Beatles in New York City, USA.
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The Animals record Baby Let Me Take You Home, Gonna Send You Back To Walker and other tracks in London, UK, for their debut album.
Chet Atkins records Satan's Doll for RCA Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Kinks sign a five year management contract with Boscobel Productions, owned by their managers Robert Wace and Grenville Collins.
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When The Beatles arrive at Pennsylvania Station, New York City, their carriage is detached from the train and brought in to an inconspicuous side-platform, enabling the group to be smuggled past the waiting crowds. That night they play at Carnegie Hall.
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While travelling across the USA by car with a group of friends, Bob Dylan plays at Tougalou University, Jackson, Mississippi.
The Miles Davis Quintet plays in The Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, USA.
Tv show Jazz Casual, based in San Francisco, California, USA, features an interview with revered jazz cornettist Muggsy Spanier.
Jackie De Shannon releases a new single, Oh Boy!/I'm Looking For Someone To Love, on Liberty Records in the USA.
New York City songwriters Wes Farrell and Bert Berns register the song My Girl Sloopy. It will become a huge hit for The McCoys under the name Hang On Sloopy, and will also be recorded by The Yardbirds.