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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 Animals play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK.
Controversial radio deejay/promoter Alan Freed is indicted by a federal grand jury in the USA on tax evasion charges, stating that he owes $37,920 tax on unreported income of $56,652.
Kenneth Gordy is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. The son of Motown boss Berry Gordy Jr, he will find success as an r'n'b artist under the name of Rockwell.
Jackie Wilson And His Revue play the first of two nights at The Cheetah, Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at the Invicta Ballroom, Chatham, UK.
Judy Garland sings Down With Love and other songs on Episode 24 of the Judy Garland Show on tv in the USA..
Bobby Darin records Love Letters, with producer Jim Economides, for Capitol Records in Hollywood, California, USA.
Stand-up comedian Professor Irwin Corey comes to the end of a brief season at the recently-opened new coffeehouse venue, The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. The Au Go Go will become a vitally important venue for folk, folk-rock, blues and other musicians.
The Lonely Ones play at The Three Coins Dance And Coffee Club, 64 Fountain Street off Market Street, Manchester, UK. They will find greater acclaim after a name-change to The Soul Agents.
A week-long Teen Fair, sponsored by KFWB Radio, begins at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA. Dick Dale And His Del-Tones play every day. Other acts appearing during the week include Jackie DeShannon, The Crickets, Fabian, Frankie Avalon, The Righteous Brothers and Paul Petersen.
Sonny Kaye And The Reds play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by The Chants with The Harlems and The Pilgrims.
Mississippi John Hurt spends the second of three days recording his LP Worried Blues with producer Pete Kuykendall in Wynwood Recording Studio, Falls Church, Virginia, USA.
The Hollies play at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, UK.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, UK.
Jack Jones performs Call Me Irresponsible live on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.