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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.
Eric Peterson, guitarist of heavy rock band Testament is born in Alameda, California, USA.
Jazz guitarist George Benson records My Three Sons, in the USA.
Bob Dylan pre-records performances of Blowin' In the Wind, The Times They Are A-Changin', and Chimes Of Freedom for the ATV show Hallelujah, in Didsbury, Manchester, UK.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles are on holiday in the Virgin Islands.
The New Stan Getz Quartet, with Astrud Gilberto, plays during a month of dates at The Caf
Johnny Cash plays at The Riverside Park Ballroom, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles are on holiday in Papeete, Tahiti, with their wives.
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The musical comedy film Bye Bye Birdie opens at cinemas in Hong Kong, Asia. The film, based on Elvis Presley being drafted into the US Army, stars Janet Leigh and Dick Van Dyke, with Jesse Pearson as fictitious pop idol Conrad Birdie (a pun on Conway Twitty), along with Ann-Margret and Bobby Rydell. TV show host Ed Sullivan appears as himself.
Jazz clarinettist Mr Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Soundcasters.
Anthony Newley records Goldfinger, in London, UK. It is intended as the title song for a forthcoming James Bond film, but Newley's version will not be used in the film.
Nat King Cole plays during a two-week season at Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Lulu enters the UK singles chart with her debut single, Shout, which will peak at No7.
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Actress Sandra Dee throws a surprise birthday party for her husband Bobby Darin and gives him a brand new car as a present.
Elvis Presley overdubs a vocal onto the title track of his upcoming movie Roustabout, at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at The Oldfield Tavern, Greenford, West London, UK.
Surf duo Jan And Dean begin recording The Little Old Lady From Pasadena, for Liberty Records in in United/Western Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at St George's Hall, Bradford, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland.
Chuck Berry (backed by The Nashville Teens) plays at the Town Hall, Bloxwich, UK, supported by Carl Perkins (also backed by The Nashville Teens) and The Animals, Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes, and The Swinging Blue Jeans.