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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.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the tenth of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Connie Stevens, The Lively Set and Jerry Naylor appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
I'll Be Doggone gives Marvin Gaye his first No1 in the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA. On the same day, it peaks at No8 in the US pop chart.
The Byrds make their first entry into the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA with their version of Bob Dylan's Mr Tambourine Man, which will peak at No1.
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The Hollies play at The Palais, Peterborough, UK.
The Downliners Sect play at The Club Noreik, Tottenham, North London, England, UK.
The Who play at The Top Twenty Club in Neeld Hall, Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK.
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The Kinks, The Yardbirds and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play another show in their 21-date UK tour, at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth.
Herman's Hermits score a rare double when they have two simultaneous entries in the Billboard Top Five singles chart in the USA – Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter is at No1, and Silhouettes is at No4.
Donovan's debut single, Catch The Wind, enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The Third Annual UCLA Folk Festival, a three day event, continues at Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Son House, Jimmy Driftwood, Sam Hinton, Ollie Gilbert, Bess Hawes, Ruth Rubin, Hedy West, Vern And Ray and Bookmiller Shannon.
The Beach Boys are recording Summer Means New Love, in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Capitol Records. Around this time, Beach Boys' leader Brian Wilson meets a future collaborator, Tony Asher, for the first time.
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Elvis Presley is in Radio Recorders studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on songs for his next movie, Frankie And Johnny.
The Moody Blues play at The Silver Beat Club, Birmingham, England, UK.
Bringing It All Back Home by Bob Dylan enters the UK pop albums chart where it will peak at No1, during a 29-week run.
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Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is by The Beatles is released as a single in Japan, Asia, on Toshiba-Odeon Records.
Rick and The Ravens, a group including Ray Manzarek, later to play for The Doors, plays the second of two weekend shows at Turkey Joint West, Santa Monica, California, USA.
The Ramsey Lewis Trio play the last of three nights at Bohemian Caverns, Washington DC, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
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The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is I Can't Help Myself by The Four Tops, entering at No74.
The single Subterranean Homesick Blues gives Bob Dylan his first Billboard Top 40 entry in the USA when it reaches No39, for just one week.
Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is by The Beatles is released as a single in Japan, Asia, on Toshiba-Odeon Records.
Dusty Springfield plays the sixth night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
Dave Van Ronk plays the second of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Soulents play at The Regal, Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK. Two members of the group, Dale Griffin and Pete Overend Watts, will go on to form Mott The Hoople.
The Rolling Stones play at Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, California, USA, and record an appearance on tv show Hollywood A-Go-Go. Also on the show is Chuck Berry.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at The Fourth Dimension, Fort William, Manitoba, Canada.
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart for the first of four weeks.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.