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Irish blues quartet Them, including vocalist Van Morrison
, play in Nottingham, UK.
Noel Harrison and jazz vocalist Dorothy Mazukaand appear on the UK tv show That's For Me.
fly in to London, UK, to begin a British visit.
President of the USA Lyndon Johnson uses the phrase "We shall overcome" in a speech before Congress in Washington DC. The phrase is borrowed from the title of the gospel song We Shall Overcome
, which has become powerfully identified with the politics of the Civil Rights movement. Only a few days before Johnson's speech, Bloody Sunday
had occurred on the Selma to Montgomery protest marches, so Johnson was using the song title to suggest a measure of government sympathy and solidarity with the Civil Rights movement.
Johnny Quale And The Reaction play at The City Hall, Truro, Cornwall, England, UK. their drummer, Roger Taylor, will find greater success as a member of Queen.
Recently added guitarist Jeff Beck
has his first recording session as a member of The Yardbirds
, in London. They record Steeled Blues.
In Obertauern, Austria, Europe, The Beatles
are filming scenes for their second film, Help!
On this day they are filmed on a ski lift and on the slopes.
record appearances on UK tv show Gadzooks, It's All Happening!, at Shepherd's Bush Television Theatre, London, UK.
Country gospel quintet The Oak Ridge Boys release a new LP, I Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now, in the USA.
And The Blue Flames play at The Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham, UK.
Derek Boland is born in Hammersmith, London, England, UK. As rap artist Derek B
, he will enjoy chart success in 1988 with Goodgroove.
is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.