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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 stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
A number of celebritites including Bob Dylan , Paul Newman, Norman Mailer, Susan Sontag, and Elizabeth Taylor, sign a petition in support of Lenny Bruce, who has been charged with obscenity as a result of his performances at the Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Top Ten Singles for the week ending on this date at KDWB Radio, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is as follows :
1. WORLD WITHOUT LOVE Peter and Gordon - Capitol
2. Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You KDW-Beatles - Tollie
3. Chapel Of Love The Dixie Cups - Red Bird
4. (Just Like) Romeo And Juliet Reflections - Golden World
5. Do You Love Me Dave Clark Five - Epic
6. Little Children/Bad To Me Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas-Imperial
7. Hello Dolly Louis Armstrong - Kapp
8. New Girl In School/Dead Man's Curve Jan and Dean - Liberty
9. Ronnie Four Seasons - Philips
10. What'd I Say/Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley - RCA
Can't You See That She's Mine by The Dave Clark Five is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No64.
Ragtime jazz pianist, composer and recording artist Charles Thompson dies in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the sixth of seven nights at The Carnival Club, Cocos Beach, Florida, USA.
The Soul Agents play at Agincourt Hall, 487 London Road, Camberley, Surrey, UK.
Fritz Arpagaus, drummer of popular Swiss rock'n'roll band The Red Dynamites, dies.
Yesterday's Gone the debut single by Chad And Jeremy (Chad Stuart And Jeremy Clyde) on World Artists Records enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No21.
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Poison Ivy, a cover of a hit by The Coasters, by Billy Thorpe And the Aztecs reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
No Particular Place To Go by Chuck Berry enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No10.
The Beach Boys play at The Lagoon, Farmington, Utah, USA.
Antonio Carlos Ferreira is born in Brazil, South America. Under the name Tony Ray he will become a singer, musician and composer, finding fame as a member of Jabuticaba Stock Rock Band, and going on to become considered one of the most versatile musicians of the Brazilian scene.
When violence erupts among female fans of The Beatles who have been waiting all night to buy tickets for the band's upcoming concert in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, police have to be called in to quell the public disturbance.
The Rolling Stones, The Chiffons, Bobby Vee, Bobby Goldsboro and Bobby Comstock play in The Music Hall, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, USA.
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Jimmie Rodgers performs The World I Used To Know on weekly tv pop show American Bandstand in Los Angeles, California, USA.
What's The Matter With You Baby by Marvin Gaye And Mary Wells enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No17.
The Yardbirds, featuring Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at the Club Noreik, London, UK.
The Dave Clark Five play at Roundhay Park, Leeds, UK, supported by The Dynamic Detonators.