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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 Small Faces play at The Starlight Rooms, London, England, UK.
Musical comedy The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd opens at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 231 performances. Music and lyrics are by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, and Newly is cast in the starring role.
The Beau Brummels appear on the cover of Show Time magazine, a supplement of the San Francisco Examiner, hailed as 'San Francisco's Answer To The Beatles'.
Donovan, Memphis Slim and John Hammond play at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
The Third Annual UCLA Folk Festival, a three day event, comes to an end 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.
Scott Reeder, best known as the former bass player of stoner rock bands Kyuss and The Obsessed, is born inBarstow, California, USA. (He should not be confused with Fu Manchu drummer Scott Reeder who, coincidentally, also comes from Barstow).
The Moody Blues play at The Adelphi Ballroom, West Bromwich, UK.
The Beach Boys appear on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA, performing Help Me, Rhonda. Also appearing on the show is Petula Clark.
John Lennon of The Beatles attends a party for Johnny Mathis, thrown at the Montague Mansions, London, home of EMI executive Norman Newell.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the eleventh of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Jimmie Davis Tabernacle, a non-denominational place of worship named after the famous country music singer of You Are My Sunshine, is dedicated near Jonesboro, Louisiana, USA.
The Chicago Tribune reports that attitudes to Western-style popular music are changing in East Germany, Europe. After decades of resisting Western influences, there are now over twenty guitar-based rock'n'roll bands in the Leipzig area, and the newspaper Neues Deutschland has recently declared, "dance music cannot be divided into imperialist and socialist but only into waltzes, tangos, twists etc, and into such categories asbig beat, old time jazz and the like."
Burt Bacharach marries actress Angie Dickinson in the Silver Bell wedding chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Who play in The Town Hall, Stratford East, London, England, UK.
Popular singer Paul Anka is a panel-member on tv show What's My Line? in New York City, USA. The show's mystery guest is Liza Minelli.
Dave Van Ronk plays the last of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Kinks, The Yardbirds and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play another show in their 21-date UK tour, at The Gaumont, Ipswich, England.
Chris Novoselic, bass player of Nirvana is born in Compton, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Civic Auditorium, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Byrds. On the same day, The Stones also record an appearance on tv show Shivaree. This is also the first day on which Stones' guitarist Brian Jones takes LSD, at the urging of acid-evangelist Ken Kesey and his group, The Merry Pranksters.
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Dusty Springfield plays the last night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.