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The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
Kathy Keegan is playing during four weeks at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Xavier Cugat is headlining during three weeks at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, supported by Charo.
Italian-American tenor Sergio Franchi is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA, during a two-week season.
Glenda Grainger is playing during two weeks at The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Billy Daniels is playing during six days at The Imperial Room of the Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Rick Martin And The Showmen Featuring Nickey Reynolds are playing at Jay's Disc-Au-Go Go, 913 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA. The group includes Tim Bogert and Mark Stein, both of whom will achieve greater fame as founder-members of Vanilla Fudge.
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Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reports that the folk music revival, spearheaded by Bob Dylan and others, appears to have sparked a boom in the sales of harmonicas. In 1963 virtually no American record retailers were stocking harmonicas but the latest estimates suggest that in 1965 almost 50% were. Harmonicas were also popular instruments among blues, soul and rock'n'roll musicians.
The Opposition play at The Co-operative Hall, Enderby, England, UK, Europe. One member of the band, bassist John Deacon, will go on to global fame as a member of Queen.
Cannibal And The Headhunters play at the Danceland Ballroom, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
When Yusef Lateef plays at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, the performance is recorded and will (eventually) be released as the LP Live At Ronnie Scott's.
Cilla Black is the musical guest on tv show Not Only But Also in the UK, Europe, during which she sings with The Dudley Moore Trio. On the same day, Cilla is a guest on the BBC radio show Saturday Club.
The Five Rogues play at the Hawk's Nest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The group will find greater success after a name-change to Mandala.
My Love by Petula Clark enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA, where it will become her second No1 hit in America.
A feature in today's edition of music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reports that teenagers, formerly considered to be singles buyers, are now buying more LPs than in the past. However, record companies have found that if an album shares its title with an associated hit single, sales are dramatically improved. A Warner Bros spokesman states that 50% of the company's album releases are now teen-oriented.
Marvin Gaye completes recording of One More Heartache for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Popular Italian vocalist and actress Milva plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Kingpins play at The Gun, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Jefferson Airplane play the second of three nights at The Kitsilano Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with the Tom Northcott Trio.
Jazz drummer Charlie Smith dies aged 38 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, of a kidney infection. In an acclaimed career he had played with Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Hank Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Pettiford, Piano Red (blues), Billy Taylor and others.
The Honeycombs are undertaking a month of live appearances at The Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe.
The Riot Squad play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The In-Crowd play in The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers play in Shaftsbury Hall, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK, Europe.
Matt Monro is a guest on radio's Peter Murray Show England, UK, Europe.
Bluegrass group The Friendly Strangers play at The Questing Beast, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at a benefit show for The Open Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Mar-Keys record Philly Dog and Honey Pot for Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Nashville Teens play at Coronation Hall, Kingston, England, UK, Europe.
The Salt Lake City Six play at the Cape Colony Inn, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA, during a six week engagement.
The Small Faces play in the Market Hall, Redhill, England, UK, Europe.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Flamingo, Redruth, England, UK, Europe.
Popular singer John Gary plays the last night of two weeks at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Otemachi Sankei Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Rolling Stones are awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A, in the USA for sales of their album December's Children (And Everybody's).
The Hollies play in The Coronation pub, Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
Davie Bowie And The Lower Third play at the Alexander Tavern, Harrow, London, England, UK, Europe. Davie will in due course change his name to David Bowie.
The Alan Price Set play a gig in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, UK, Europe.
Unit Four Plus Two play in The Royal Lido, Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales, UK, Europe.
The LP Harem Holiday by Elvis Presley enters the UK album chart where it will peak at No11.
The Drifters play a live gig in Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels, The Fortunes, Peter And Gordon and Brooke Benton appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brenda Lee records The Shadow Of Your Smile, Softly As I Leave You and What A Difference A Day Made in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town by The Supremes peaks at No1 in the singles chart in Singapore, Asia.
The Who play at the Two Puddings Club, Stratford, East London, England, UK, Europe, followed by an all-nighter at the In Crowd Club, Hackney.
The Exciters play a live gig in Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
My World Is Empty Without You by The Supremes is the highest new entry in the Cash Box chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No 62.
The In-Crowd play in The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Keep On Running by The Spencer Davis Group.