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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.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Danny Hutton performing Roses And Rainbows. Hutton will achieve greater success as a member of Three Dog Night.
Sammy Davis Jr., The Lovin' Spoonful, The Supremes, Sonny And Cher and The Strangeloves, appear on tv show Hullaballoo in the USA.
The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen have a son, Zak Starkey, at Queen Charlotte Maternity Hospital, Hammersmith, London, England, UK.
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Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
When The Rolling Stones play at the Ernst Merckhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, two thousand fans go on a rampage.
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Nancy Wilson records I'll Only Miss Him When I Think Of Him, for Capitol Records in the USA.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet play during a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Vic Ames, best-known as a member of The Ames Brothers, records You're Mine Almost, Stop Crying Little Girl, Kiss Her and Wonderful Feeling for MGM Records in Olmstead Studios, New York City, USA.
George Hamilton IV records Slightly Used, Under Your Spell Again, Foolin' Around, Another Day Another Dollar and other tracks, with producer Chet Atkins, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session features guitarists Ray Edenton, Jerry Reed and Wayde Phillips, Ralph Mooney on steel guitar, Bobby Dyson on bass guitar, James Isbell on drums and Hargus Robbins on piano.
Fats Domino is playing the last of five nights at Club Laurel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Earl Bostic opens at Aku Aku, The Town House Motel, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Jazz flute player Hubert Laws records Strange Girl and Miedo in New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records.
Barbra Streisand records a second version of Who Would Have Dreamed in Columbia Studio A, New York City, USA.
Yesterday is released on Capitol Records in the USA as the new single by The Beatles. In the UK, it remains an album track.
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Freddy Cannon records eight tracks for the album Action! in United Western Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Wrecking Crew as his backing musicians.
Judy Garland plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Afternoon DJ Dave Hull of KRLA Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, reveals that for the past few days the station has been playing the wrong song as Bob Dylan's new single. It transpires that 17,000 copies of Positively Fourth Street had been shipped out from Columbia Records' Santa Maria factory with the wrong song - a demo of Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? - pressed into the vinyl.
The Yardbirds have a recording session at Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during which they work on the songs I'm A Man and Shapes Of Things.
Paul Simon plays at The Howff, Widnes, England, UK.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.