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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.
Irish blues quartet Them, including vocalist Van Morrison, play in Nottingham, UK.
Bill Anderson records Saginaw Michigan, Once A Day and other tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Decca Records.
The Moody Blues play at The Pavilion, Bath, UK.
Filming on the Elvis Presley movie Harum Scarum begins at Goldwyn Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies, Dave Berry and The Konrads play at The Odeon, Guildford, UK.
Noel Harrison and jazz vocalist Dorothy Mazukaand appear on the UK tv show That's For Me.
The Supremes 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.
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Manfred Mann play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Beach Boys overdub vocal parts onto the song Kiss Me Baby in Western Recorders studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
Tom Jones and The Ivy League appear on UK tv show Discs A Go-Go.
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.
The Who and Donovan 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.
Georgie Fame 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.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.