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Unit 4 + 2 play at The Olympia, Ramsgate, England, UK.
Charles Fizer, baritone singer with the hit-making doo-wop group The Olympics
is shot dead by National Guardsmen during The Watts Riots in Los Angeles, California, USA, while on his way to a rehearsal with the band.
The Count Basie
Orchestra, The Dizzy Gillespie
Quintet, The Jimmy Smith
Trio, Carmen McRae
, Muddy Waters
, Gary McFarland
, Big Joe Williams
, Otis Spann
and others play in The Downbeat Jazz Festival, Festival Corner, Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Stormsville Shakers play at
The Dave Clark Five
are making personal appearances at cinemas in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to promote the release of their movie Having A Wild Weekend
, aka Catch Us If You Can. Over the two days of the promotion, they visit 18 cinemas.
During a month-long tour, Johnny Cash
plays at Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Illinois, USA.
A Walk In The Black Forest by Horst Jankowski
reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
and The Pete Best
Combo, two groups from Liverpool, England, UK, fly to New York City at the behest of entrepreneur Bob Harvey, who has promised them
both lucrative work in the USA.
Police in Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia, stage a mass burning of records and books by Western musicians and writers which is said to be "undermining Indonesian identity in culture." The burned materials include records by The Beatles
, Elvis Presley
, The Ventures
, The Shadows
, The Everley Brothers, Rick Nelson
and, er, The Blue Diamonds.
The Hurricanes play at The Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, supported by The Red Hawks.
The Four Pennies
play at The Astoria Theatre, Finsbury Park, North West London, England, UK.
The Ivy League
play at The Grosvenor, Aylesbury, England, UK.
As The Beatles
hits the top of the UK chart, the group is in CBS-tv's Studio 50, New York City, USA, recording a performance for The Ed Sullivan
is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.