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The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
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.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billy Eckstine is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Folksinger Paul Sykes is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA.
Adam Faith, The Roulettes and Jackie Trent are playing during six nights at The New Theatre, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
Jean Redpath and Ramblin' Jack Elliot are playing during six nights at The 2nd Fret Coffee House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Charles River Valley Boys play at Club 47, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Successful German band The Rattles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the hit single I (Who Have Nothing) by Shirley Bassey.
An article in today's edition of music trade publication Billboard in the USA quotes several radio station managers in New York and Chicago saying they would not play the song In The Summer Of His Years - a tribute to the recently assassinated US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy - because they felt it would be "in poor taste to capitalize on a such a tragic situation".
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Star, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Zombies play at Southwest Herts College Of Further Education, Watford, England, UK, Europe.
Dinah Washington, known as the Queen of the Blues, is found dead at home in Detroit, Illinois, USA, from an overdose of alcohol and diet pills.
UK pop paper the Melody Maker features an advertisement for 'Decca recording artistes Steve Marriott And The Frantiks'. The group will have little success, but Marriott will subsequently find fame as leader of The Small Faces and Humble Pie.
Louie Louie by The Kingsmen peaks at No2 in the Billboard chart of the top-selling singles in the USA.
Liverpool's most successful folk group, The Spinners make a live appearance on the ITV Midlands folk and r'n'b showcase Hullabaloo!
Leon McAuliffe and His Swingin‘ Western Band play at The American Legion Club, Navasota, Texas, USA.
Eddy Arnold performs Cool Water and Red River Valley on the ABC-tv show Hootenanny in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Baths, Epsom, UK, Europe, supported by The Presidents.
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The New Christy Minstrels and Mike Settle plays at Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Settle will become better known as a member of Kenny Rogers and The First Edition between 1967 and 1970.
The Beatles play at Wimbledon Palais, Wimbledon, London, England, UK, Europe. This show is billed as the 'Southern Area Fan Club Convention' of The Beatles Fan club, and the group has to perform behind steel barriers erected to keep the fans at bay.
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Peter, Paul And Mary play at Donnelly Memorial Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Manfred Mann play at The Ealing Jazz Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dock Boggs records Wild Bill Jones, Prodigal Son, Mother's Advice, Harvey Logan and Bright Sunny South, for Folkways Records in Roosevelt, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Odeon, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
The Animals play another gig at The Scene Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby 'Blue' Bland records his version of Charles Brown's 1951 hit Black Night, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Marvin Gaye records You're Wonderful at Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the hit single You Were Made For Me by Freddie And The Dreamers.
Three men, Barry Keenan, Joe Amsler and John Irwin, are arrested in California, USA, and subsequently jailed, for the recent kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr.
Bob Dylan plays at Lisner Auditorium, Washington DC, USA.
The Sam Cooke recording of the Willie Dixon composition Little Red Rooster peaks at No11 Pop and No7 R'n'B in the Billboard Magazine Charts in the USA. Piano player on the track is Ray Charles.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Don't Talk To Him by Cliff Richard and The Shadows on Columbia Records.
The Tony Meehan Combo plays at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Jerry Corbitt plays at King's Rook, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA, and also at The Loft, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Corbitt will find greater success in 1967 as a founder-member of The Youngbloods.
A Silver Disc is awarded to the EP The Beatles' Hits, by The Beatles in the UK.
As Usual by Brenda Lee is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No63.
Brook Benton continues with his two week engagement at Basin Street West, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Little Stevie Wonder continues with his Christmas season booking at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.