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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.
Following the previous day's announcement that The Beatles are to receive MBEs for their services to Britain, ex-RAF squadron leader Paul Pearson returns his gong in protest.
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American singer and songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill is born in Silver Lake, California, USA.
Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
With a new wave of folk-rock influencing the charts, The Byrds perform the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do on tv pop music series Shivaree, recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, for KABC-tv. Mel Carter and Chris Crosby appear in the same edition.
The Yardbirds play in Stafford Rugby Club, Stafford, England, UK.
Pride/Say It Again by Ray Brown And The Whispers reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Luis Ferdinand Vega Jr is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as a DJ, record producer and remixer Little Louie Vega
In UK pop weekly newspaper Melody Maker, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones criticises the rising wave of folk and folk-rock artists as "folk-fakers".
The Supremes reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Back In My Arms Again, for one week.
The Mark Four play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, supported by The Companions. (N.B. The Mark Four will find greater success after changing their name to The Creation).
The Beatles visit Twickenham Film Studios, St Margaret's, Twickenham, England, UK, to view a rough cut of their second film, Help!
The Shadows play the sixth of seven nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK.
The Who play in The Town Hall, Dudley, UK.
Judy Garland suffers an allergic reaction to a prescribed medicine and is rushed into UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA, for treatment.
The Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, UK.
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Herman's Hermits play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
Whipped Cream And Other Delights, by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass, debuts on the Billboard Top 40 album chart where it will spend eight weeks at Number 1.
Petula Clarke plays in La Reole, France, Europe.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, entering at No66.
Sandie Shaw begins two weeks of holidays in the South of France, Europe.
The Byrds, Chubby Checker, Bobby Vee and Ian Whitcomb tape an edition of tv show Hollywood A Go Go in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The High Flying Birds (formerly The Squires), featuring Neil Young, play at The Fourth Dimension, Fort William, Manitoba, Canada. This proves to be their last gig together.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Having run for a total of 232 performances on Broadway, Bajour, a musical comedy featuring Chita Rivera, Nancy Dussault and Herschel Bernardi, closes at The Lunt-Fontaine Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Them, with vocalist Van Morrison, play at The Gaiety Theatre, Ramsey, England, UK.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.