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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 stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Billy Eckstine is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Folksinger Paul Sykes is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The Beach Boys have a recording session in Western Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on Kiss Me Baby.
Skip James records Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues, Sick Bed Blues, Washington DC Hospital Center Blues, Devil Go My Woman and other tracks at the home of Dick Spottswood in Falls Church, Virginia, USA,
Todays edition of tv pop show Shindig in the USA features The Isley Brothers, The Dave Clark Five, The Newbeats, Adam Faith and Bobby Sherman.
The Harden Trio record Poor Boy and Let It Be Me in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Elvis Presley's manager Col. Tom Parker concludes a deal to make two more Presley movies - Clambake and Frankie And Johnny - for United Artists.
The Pretty Things play at New Brighton Tower, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
The Mark Four play at Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, England, UK, Europe. The group will achieve greater success after a name change to The Creation.
Formerly a religious station, the radio station KUXL in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, changes its broadcasting policy to Rhythm And Blues. The station also sponsors dances at the Marigold Ballroom, bringing in national acts including Ike and Tina Turner, The Four Tops, B.B. King, Solomon Burke, Chuck Jackson, The Temptations, Jimmy Reed, Jr. Walker, The Impressions, Marv Johnson, Al Green, Syl Johnson, Wilson Pickett, James Brown and Fats Domino.
The Squires, with Neil Young on lead guitar, play the second of six nights at the Twilight Zone, Winnipeg, Canada.
Bobbi Martin records A Million Thanks To You, Loving You, Holding Back The Tears and I Can't Stop Thinking Of You for Coral Records in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Kinks record live performances of You Really Got Me and All Day And All Of The Night at Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, England, UK, Europe. The tracks will be broadcast by the tv show Shindig in the USA.
The Honeycombs play at The Rialto, York, England, UK, Europe.
Joe Tex records You Can Stay, You Better Git It, You Got What It Takes, One Monkey Don't Stop No Show and other tracks in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on Dial Records and Atlantic Records.
Backing tracks are recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA, for the songs Emily, Fly Me To The Moon, Maria, All The Way and More (Marvin Gaye), as well as I'll Be Loving You (Billy Eckstine).
The Chants plus Rory Storm and the Hurricanes play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
A coroner's inquest is held in Los Angeles, California, USA, into the recent shooting of popular singer and songwriter Sam Cooke.
The Top Ten Singles on WMCA Radio in New York City, USA, on this day are as follows :

1. I FEEL FINE / SHE'S A WOMAN - The Beatles (Capitol)

2. COME SEE ABOUT ME - The Supremes (Motown)

3. LOVE POTION NUMBER NINE - The Searchers (Kapp)

4. MR. LONELY - Bobby Vinton (Epic)

5. MY LOVE, FORGIVE ME (Amore, Scusami) - Robert Goulet (Columbia)

6. GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD - Little Anthony And The Imperials (DCP)

7. SHE’S NOT THERE - The Zombies (Parrot)

8. TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA - The Marvelettes (Tamla)

9. AMEN - The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)

10. OH NO NOT MY BABY - Maxine Brown (Wand)

The Dave Clark Five play a live show in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Pirate radio station Radio London begins test transmissions from the M.V. Galaxy, anchored in the Thames Estuary, England, UK, Europe. It will quickly become Britain's most popular pirate station, with deejays including John Peel, Tony Blackburn, Kenny Everett, Dave Cash, Pete Drummond, Ed Stewart and Tommy Vance. The station is financed by Texan entrepreneur Don Pierson.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Graham Bond Organisation records Half A Man and What Am I Living For at Olympic Sound Studios, Carton Hall, Carton Street, London, England, UK, Europe. The tracks are produced by Robert Stigwood for Columbia Records, but will not be released.